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  • Raksha Mantri Launched AI-powered Grievance Management Application

    10 days ago
    The Defence Minister has launched an artificial intelligence-powered grievance management app. The application was created by the Defence Ministry with the assistance of IIT-Kanpur. Highlights: ♦ This is the first AI-powered system created to improve government grievance redressal. ♦ Based on the contents of the complaint, the AI tool... Read More

    PRASHAD Scheme in Varanasi

    10 days ago
    In Varanasi, the Prime Minister launched PRASHAD projects. About PRASHAD Scheme: ♦ PRASHAD is an acronym that stands for "National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive." ♦ This is a central sector scheme fully funded by the Government of India and established by the Tourism Ministry... Read More
    Category: Schemes

    Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Judiciary Infrastructure Development

    10 days ago
    The Cabinet has approved the extension of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Judiciary Infrastructure Development for another five years. Highlights: ♦ This scheme has been extended from 1st April, 2021 to 31st March, 2026, with a total cost of Rs 9000 crore, of which the central share is Rs 5357 crore, including Rs 50 crore for Gram Nyayalayas... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Chemotaxis - Helps in Wound Healing

    10 days ago
    Chemotaxis refers to the movement of cells toward attractant chemicals or away from repellents. About chemotaxis: ♦ Almost every motile (moving) organism exhibits some form of chemotaxis. ♦ Many organisms in nature respond to chemical signals from their surroundings by moving their bodies, a process known as chemotaxis. ♦ Chemotaxis... Read More

    RoSCTL Scheme Has Been Approved

    10 days ago
    The government has approved the continuation of the Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies (RoSCTL) on Apparel/Garments and Made-ups Export. Highlights: ♦ The Centre has extended the RoSCTL Scheme on apparel and garment exports for another three years. ♦ The move significantly lowers the price of Indian products in the global... Read More

    Scheme for Promoting Merchant Ship Flagging in India

    10 days ago
    The Union Cabinet has approved a scheme to promote flagging merchant ships in the country. Highlights: ♦ In accordance with the Atmanirbhar Bharat objectives, the Cabinet approved a scheme to provide subsidies to merchant ships in India. ♦ Indian shipping companies will receive subsidies in global tenders conducted by ministries and... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Commission to Examine Sub-Categorisation Within OBC

    10 days ago
    The Cabinet has approved the extension of the term of the committee that examines the sub-classification of other backward classes for six months, that is, until January 31, 2022 Highlights: ♦ The communities on the existing list of OBCs that have not reaped any significant benefits from the scheme of reservation for OBCs for appointment in... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    MoU between India and Russia

    10 days ago
    The Cabinet has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the Russian Federation on cooperation in the production of coking coal, which is used in the production of steel. Highlights: ♦ The goal of the memorandum of understanding is to strengthen cooperation in the steel industry between the governments of India and Russia.... Read More
    Category: Agreements MoU

    MoU between India and Denmark

    10 days ago
    The Cabinet has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Health and Medicine Cooperation between India and the Kingdom of Denmark. Highlights: Through joint initiatives and technology development in the health sector, the bilateral MoU will encourage cooperation between India's Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Denmark's Ministry... Read More
    Category: Agreements MoU

    Electric Bike Taxi scheme in Karnataka

    10 days ago
    Mr BS Yediyurappa(Karnataka CM) has unveiled the Karnataka Electric Bike Taxi scheme-2021. This taxi scheme will serve as a bridge between daily commuters and public transport. The scheme focuses on the reduction of travelling time and the inconvenience in reaching the bus, railway and also metro stations. Highlights: ♦ The Scheme will allow... Read More

    First Pod Taxi Service in India

    10 days ago
    IPRCL (Indian Port Rail & Ropeway Corporation Limited) has prepared a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the pod taxi service between Film City and Noida Airport at Jewar. Highlights: There are ideas to run a driverless taxi between these two destinations. The cost will be about Rs 862 crore, according to the DPR submitted to the Yamuna Expressway... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Celebration of Bonalu Festival

    10 days ago
    Bonalu is a traditional folk festival celebrated each and every year in the Telugu month of Ashadham (falling in June/July). Highlights: ♦ Bonalu is celebrated every year in the twin cities of Secunderabad and Hyderabad and Secunderabad, and some other parts of Telangana state. The Bonalu festival was declared a ‘state festival’... Read More
    Category: Arts & Culture

    Construction of 1st Commercial Small Modular Reactor

    10 days ago
    China has officially begun constructing the world’s first commercial modular small reactor, ‘Linglong One’, at the Changjiang Nuclear Power Plant in Hainan Province. Highlights: ♦ This project is based on China National Nuclear Corporation’s (CNNC’s Linglong One (ACP100) technology. This 125 MWe SMR is a pressurised... Read More

    Anniversary of Skill India Mission

    10 days ago
    PM Modi has addressed the nation on 15 July 2021, on World Youth Skills Day and it's the sixth anniversary of the Skill India Mission. About Skill India Mission: Skill development of the new generation youth is a national need and a vast foundation for a self-reliant India. According to PM, under Skill India Mission, 1.25 crore youth have... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    World International Justice Day - 17th July

    10 days ago
    World International Justice Day is also known as International Criminal Justice Day or International Justice Day is observed globally on July 17 to support and recognize the work of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The Justice day denotes the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute on 17 July 1998, the treaty that created the ICC. It... Read More

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