Archives: June, 2020

World’s first-ever Online B.Sc. Degree in Programming and Data Science launched by IIT Madras

The World’s first-ever Online B.Sc. Degree in Programming and Data Science is prepared and to be offered by the Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Madras. The Online Course was launched through ..

NTPC Ltd, Indian Oil and SDMC signs MoU for Waste to Energy Plant in Delhi

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 30th June 2020 for setting up of a Waste to Energy Plant. The Waste to Energy Plant will be set up at ..

First Edition of ‘Matsya Sampada’ launched by Union Minister

On 30th June 2020, the first edition of Fisheries and Aquaculture Newsletter was launched. The name of the newsletter is ‘Matsya Sampada’. The newsletter was launched by the Union Minister ..

Helicopter Services for Locust Control flagged off by Union Minister

On 30th June 2020, a Bell 206-B3 Helicopter was flagged off with spray equipment for Air Force Station in Rajasthan’s Barmer from the helipad facility in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh ..

‘NADA INDIA’ Mobile Application launched to help athletes Stay Updated about Prohibited Substances

On 30th June 2020, the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has launched its mobile application ‘NADA INDIA’ for creating a bridge with the athletes under which information on prohibited substances would ..

China running Campaign to Slash Birth rates among the Muslim Minorities

An investigation conducted by the United States-based news agency Associated Press (AP) has found that the Chinese Government has been running a number of in-human campaigns to slash the birth ..

New Strain of Swine Flu Virus having Human Pandemic Potential Discovered in China

A new virus has been discovered by scientists in China that is quite similar to the 2009 Swine Flu that caused a global pandemic. The new strain of the virus ..

RBI to conduct Special OMOs on 2nd July to Pump up Liquidity

On 29th June 2020, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced that it will be conducting a special Open Market Operations (OMOs) on 2nd July 2020. The Open Market ..

Indigenously Developed ‘COVAXIN’ gets DCGI approval for Human Clinical Trials

The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has given approval for Phase I and Phase II human clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine ‘COVAXIN’. In association with the Indian Council of ..

China passes Hong Kong National Security Law

The National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) has unanimously passed the National Security Law for Hong Kong on 30th June 2020. The three-day meeting of the Standing Committee began on ..