Einsteinium : Properties Of Element 99 In The Periodic Table

Einsteinium: A team of scientists at the Berkeley Lab has reported some of the properties of element 99 in the periodic table called “Einsteinium”, named after Albert Einstein. With this new study published in the journal Nature last week, for the first time researchers have been able to characterize some of the properties of the […]

Initiatives To Promote Farm Mechanization

Initiatives To Promote Farm Mechanization: The government of India informed Parliament about the initiatives to Promote Farm Mechanization. A special dedicated scheme ‘Sub Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM)’ has been introduced by the Government of India in 2014-15. The scheme aims at making farm machines accessible and affordable for the small and marginal farmers (SMFs) […]

Restriction Of Industrial Trans Fatty Acid (TFA) In Food Products

Restriction Of The Industrial Trans Fatty Acid (TFA) In Food Products To 2 Percent From 2022: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has restricted the permissible amount of industrial Trans Fatty Acid (TFA) in food products to 2 percent from 2022. In December, the FSSAI had capped TFAs in oils and fats […]

Open Market Operations : RBI Announces Rs. 20,000 Crore

Open Market Operations: RBI announces ₹20,000 crore open market operations on February 10. Open market operations are the sale and purchase of government securities and treasury bills by RBI or the central bank of the country. The objective of OMO is to regulate the money supply in the economy. It is one of the quantitative […]

New Hybrid Projects In Sri Lankan Island By China

New Project In Sri Lanka By China: A Chinese company has won a contract to set up hybrid wind and solar energy projects on three Sri Lankan islands off the northern Jaffna peninsula 45 km from Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu. Asian Development Bank (ADB) will fund the project, which will come up on Delft, Nainativu, […]

What is Mission Innovation 2.0?

Mission Innovation 2.0: The Union Minister of Science & Technology addressed the Mission Innovation (MI) to mark the beginning of phase-2 of the mission or Mission Innovation 2.0. India played a leadership role in MI Steering Committee and is a member of the Analysis and Joint Research and Business & Investor Engagement sub-groups. Mission Innovation: […]

Kuruba Community : Inclusion In The Scheduled Tribe (ST) List.

Kuruba Community : A massive rally was organized by the Kuruba community to urge the state government of Karnataka to recommend the Centre inclusion of the community in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) list. From Independence, the community enjoyed the ST status. In 1977, Justice LG Havanur, who headed the backward class commission, moved the Kurubas […]

Kiran Mental Helpline Number : Latest Data

‘Kiran Helpline’: As per the data of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, 70% of callers to the ‘Kiran Helpline’, launched in September 2020, were men. Most of the calls have been from young adults. The 24/7 toll-free helpline ‘Kiran’ provides support to people facing anxiety, stress, depression, suicidal thoughts and other mental health […]