12 Feb PRELIMS FACTS 12 FEBRUARY 2021
International Day of Women and Girls in Science:11 February.
In December 2015, The United Nations adopted a resolution to celebrate February 11 as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Aim to promote women and girls in science.
Theme–“Women Scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19”.
2. World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 inaugurated by PM Modi
Through video conferencing Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021.
Theme–‘Redefining our common future: Safe and secure environment for all’.’
3. In Mars’ orbit Hope Probe of UAE successfully entered.
After the United States, Soviet Union, Europe, and India UAE have become the fifth country to launch the spacecraft into the orbit of MARS.