Page-4 of Archives: November, 2020

Green Strategic Partnership

Green Strategic Partnership was signed between India and Denmark in a bid to combat climate change. It is the first such agreement for either country. It seeks to enhance political ..

Brain Electrical Oscillation Signature Profiling (BEOSP)

Brain Electrical Oscillation Signature Profiling (BEOSP), which is also known as brain fingerprinting, is an investigative method in which the accused is investigated by studying their brain’s response. The process ..

Reciprocal Access Agreement

Japan and Australia have signed a landmark defence deal called Reciprocal Access Agreement to counter China’s growing presence at the South China Sea and the Pacific island nations. This agreement ..

Five Eyes Alliance

The Five Eyes (FVEY) is an intelligence alliance consisting of Australia, Canada, the UK, New Zealand and the US. These countries are parties to the UKUSA Agreement – a multilateral ..

Sanitation and Hygiene Fund

Launched by the United Nations, the Sanitation and Hygiene Fund aims to provide fast-tracked funding for countries with the heaviest burden of disease caused due to the lack of sanitation ..

India Climate Change Knowledge Portal

This web portal is a single-point information resource that provides updated information on the different climate initiatives taken by various line ministries. It has information regarding climate policies, NDC goals, ..

Digital Markets Unit

The Digital Market Unit is expected to be set up by the UK government on April next year to enforce new code of conduct governing the behaviour of tech giants ..

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

This legislation was enacted in 1996 to protect owners of any “interactive computer service” from liabilities for content published by a third-party. It is considered to be an extremely vital ..

Hayabusa-2

Hayabusa2 is an asteroid sample-return mission of Japanese space agency, JAXA. The Hayabusa2 spacecraft has left the asteroid Ryugu, which is 300 million kilometres away from Earth. The spacecraft is ..

Mission COVID Suraksha

Mission COVID Suraksha was launched by the Central Government to help in the development process of five to six COVID-19 vaccine candidates by supporting them with research and development facilities, ..