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BYJU’S Bulletin Board – News of the World: Edition 6

Team StoryWeavers|December 22, 2022, 13:51 IST|


  • NASA’s Perseverance Rover has deposited its first sample tube on Mars. The tube contains rock samples from the Red Planet, which will be collected by future Mars Rovers and sent back to Earth. 


  • Hatchlings of the endangered pink land iguana have been spotted for the first time on the Galapagos islands since its discovery a few decades ago. The species is native only to the Wolf Volcano on the islands and is considered endangered as there are only a few hundred left. 


  • The government is on high alert about a looming Covid-19 wave as cases spike in countries like China, Japan and the US. The mask mandate has been re-instated and random sample testing will be conducted at airports for passengers returning from China and other countries.  


  • Actor Tom Cruise will be filming his next film on the International Space Station. That’s right — the actor famous for his stunts will be the first actor to shoot in outer space very soon.


  • The test match between India and Bangladesh is underway, stay tuned for the scores.


  • Amazon has launched its gaming platform, Prime Gaming, in India. It offers access to some of the most popular video games. 


  • The Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore) has announced the results of the CAT exam, with 11 candidates scoring a 100 percentile.


  • India’s oilmeal exports are already up 50% higher than the last financial year, say reports. 


  • The fresh Covid-19 wave in China has the rest of the world on high alert as experts predict the fast-spreading virus will get 60% of the country’s population in the next three months. 


  • Archaeologists have discovered 188 new geoglyphs in southern Peru, shedding light on the mysterious pre-Columbian era. The geoglyphs, which are huge designs or figures carved into the desert, date back 2,000 years and are mainly of humans, birds, animals and plants. 

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