Page-30 of Archives: November, 2020

IBSA Report on ‘Deepening Cooperation in IBSA’ Launched

The Secretary (Economic Relations) of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) , Rahul Chhabra , launched the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) report on ‘Deepening Cooperation in IBSA: Perspectives from Key Sectors’ on ..

Armenia and Azerbaijan Sign Russia-Brokered Peace Deal

Armenia and Azerbaijan signed a peace deal on November 10, 2020. The deal was signed so as to end the ongoing conflict between these two  countries. The peace deal  was ..

World’s First CRISPR CaS-9 Based Diagnostic Tool

Tata Medical and Diagnostics Ltd (TataMD) have launched a novel diagnostic testing for COVID-19 called “TataMD CHECK”. It is the world’s first CRISPR CaS-9 based diagnostic tool. The testing is ..

FASTag Made Mandatory From 1st January 2021

The Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has made FASTag mandatory from 1st of January 2021. The provisions would be applicable to old vehicles as well that has been ..

DRDO developed a Fire Detection and Suppression System

The Defence Research and  Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed fire detection and suppression system for the passenger buses. This newly developed technology can detect fire in buses in less than ..

Ministry of Power Mandated for all DISCOMs to Comply Energy Conservation Act , 2001

The Ministry of Power, Government of India has issued a notification to include all the Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOMs) under the Energy Conservation (EC) Act 2001. Key Highlights The notification ..

Australia- India Water Centre Inaugurated by IIT Guwahati

Australia-India Water Centre was inaugurated by IIT Guwahati virtually through a Webinar on November 6, 2020.  in view of the pandemic situation. Dignitaries that virtually attending the event include Dan ..

India and Maldives Signed 4 Agreements-Key Facts

India and Maldives signed four agreements on November 9, 2020. One of the signed agreement include- USD 100 million grant for a connectivity project. Foreign secretary Harsh Shringla and the ..

Nepal President releases special anthology on Mahatma Gandhi.

The President of Nepal, Bidhya Devi Bhandari, has released a special anthology on Mahatma Gandhi- ‘My understanding about Gandhi’ or the “Maile Bujheko Gandhi” was released at a special function ..

Govt approved 21 projects under Integrated Cold Chain & Value Addition scheme.

The inter-Ministerial Approval Committee meeting that was chaired by Minister for Food Processing Industries, Narendra Singh Tomar, has approved 21 projects on November 9, 2020. Highlights Under the Scheme for ..