Archives: December, 2020

SAHAYAK-NG

SAHAYAK-NG is India’s first indigenously designed and developed air-droppable container. The DRDO and the Indian Navy conducted the maiden trial of the SAHAYAK-NG from an IL-38SD aircraft off the coast ..

Akash Missile Export

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the export of Akash surface-to-air missile system to friendly foreign countries. The export version of Akash will be different from ..

U Kiang Nangbah

U Kiang Nangbah was a freedom fighter from Meghalaya who is famous for leading an uprising against the British. He was publicly hanged by the British at lawmusiang in Jowai ..

Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research

Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR) is South Korea’s magnetic fusion device operated by Korean Fusion Energy (KFE). It had created a new world record by reaching an ion temperature ..

GAVI Board

Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan became the member of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) board. GAVI is an international organisation set up in 2000 to improve access ..

Turkey-UK free trade agreement

Turkey and the United Kingdom inked a free trade agreement as the latter prepares to leave the European Union at the start of 2021. This trade pact will come to ..

Gujarat Solar Power Policy 2021

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani unveiled the Gujarat Solar Power Policy, 2021, which will be applicable for the next five years. The policy seeks to reduce the power cost of industrial ..

India’s highest Meteorological Centre

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the India Meteorological Department’s centre at Leh in Ladakh via video conferencing. It is located at 3,500 metres above sea level in Leh. This makes ..

Coviran

Coviran is the COVID-19 vaccine that became the first in Iran to reach human trials. It was produced by Shifa Pharmed, part of a state-owned pharmaceutical conglomerate known as Barekat. ..

GAL-CLUS-022058s

GAL-CLUS-022-58s is one of the largest and one of the most complete Einstein rings to be discovered in the universe. Nicknamed the Molten Ring, its image was captured by Hubble ..