Delhi-Mumbai Expressway

Delhi-Mumbai Expressway: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday concluded the two-day review of the work progress on the 1380-km eight-lane Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, which will reduce travel time between certain cities to 12-12.5 hours from 24 hours. The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways concluded the two-day review of the […]

Front-Of-Pack Labelling

Front-Of-Pack Labelling: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), in 2018, released the Draft Food Safety And Standards (Labelling And Display) Regulation. However, even after so many expert panel recommendations and regulations, India still does not have a clear labelling or Front-of-pack (FoP) Labelling System, which can warn consumers about harmful levels of […]

G-20 Agriculture Meet 2021

G-20 Agriculture Meet 2021: India’s Agriculture Minister addressed the G20 Agriculture meeting virtually. It is one of the ministerial meetings organised as part of the G20 Leaders Summit 2021 to be hosted by Italy in October 2021. Highlights of the Meet: Signed a final statement named the “Florence Sustainability Charter”. It will strengthen cooperation between […]

Humboldt Penguins

Humboldt Penguins: Last week, Mumbai’s Byculla Zoo announced the addition of two new Humboldt penguin chicks this year. The two join seven adult Humboldt penguins at Byculla Zoo — Popeye, Flipper, Bubble, and the new parents. Humboldt penguins are a medium-sized species among at least 17 species. The largest, the Emperor penguin, stands at over […]

Isothermal Forging Technology

Isothermal Forging Technology: Isothermal forging is a closed-die process in which the dies and the workpieces are heated to the same temperature, so that forming can take place without loss of temperature in the workpiece. It’s a preferred process for forming engineered parts, including jet-engine and other aerospace components in high-density lightweight alloys. In this […]

What is the National Trust?

National Trust: The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment had recently organised meetings with officials and other stakeholders of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh for implementation of National Trust Act, 1999. This act looks into the welfare of people with autism, cerebral palsy, mental retardation and multiple disabilities. The Act also provides for the setting […]