Current Affairs And News Analysis Of July 21

Humans First Arrived in Australia 65,000 Years Ago, – Reports

Researchers have found evidence that suggests the ancestors of Aboriginal Australians landed in the northern part of Australia at least 65,000 years ago.

Madjedbebe rock shelter:

Human relics in this shelter dates back to 65,000 years.

Relics found: Ancient campfire and archaic mortars and pestles, flaked stone tools and painting material, edge-ground axes- which are stone axes that would have had handles, which were 20,000 years older than those found anywhere else in the world.

Bicentenary(200th) celebration of the heroic Paika Rebellion of Odisha

About Paika rebellion:

Two-hundred years ago in 1817, a valiant uprising of soldiers led by Buxi Jagabandhu (Bidyadhar Mohapatra) took place in Khurda of Odisha. This is known as Paika rebellion.The Paikas were the traditional land-owning militia of Odisha and served as warriors.

Indian Navy’s second LCU (landing craft utility) Mark IV L52 ship built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata, was formally launched in Kolkata, West Bengal.

Important News Event Of The Day

India’s first dedicated space observatory AstroSat along with other space and earth-based observatories have detected a massive coronal explosion on Proxima Centauri, sun’s closest star neighbour.
About Proxima Centauri
It is group of stars which hosts an Earth-like habitable planet — Proxima Centauri b — orbiting within (Proxima Centauri) its habitable zone. It is a cool dwarf star located around 4.25 light years away from the Earth. It was discovered in 2016.
Indian women cricket team vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur unbeaten knock of 171 off 115-balls helped India to storm into finals of the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup of Cricket.
Indian Navy’s second LCU (landing craft utility) Mark IV L52 ship built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata, was formally launched in Kolkata, West Bengal.

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