DRDO 64th Foundation Day

DRDO 64th Foundation Day: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has celebrated the 64th Foundation Day on 1st January, 2022. DRDO is the R&D (Research and Development) wing of the Ministry of Defence with a vision to empower India with cutting-edge defence technologies. Its pursuit of self-reliance and successful indigenous development and production of strategic […]

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act Of 1958

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act Of 1958: The Konyak Civil Society Organizations, the guardian umbrella of organizations of the Konyaks, has slammed the extension of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act of 1958 (AFSPA). The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act of 1958 has been extended in Nagaland for six months from 30th December 2021. Armed […]

Single Board Computers

Single Board Computers: On December 21, NASA launched into space a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which carried the Dragon 2 spacecraft loaded with various equipment for astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS). The launch marked the 24th cargo mission of billionaire Elon Musk’s rocket company to the ISS for the space agency. Nestled […]

Small-Value Digital Payments In Offline Mode

Small-Value Digital Payments In Offline Mode: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has come out with the framework for facilitating small-value digital payments in offline mode, a move that would promote digital payments in semi-urban and rural areas. The framework incorporates feedback received from the pilot experiments on offline transactions conducted in different parts of […]

Sudan’s Abdalla Hamdok Has Resigned As Prime Minister

Sudan’s Abdalla Hamdok Has Resigned As Prime Minister: Sudan’s Abdalla Hamdok has resigned as prime minister, six weeks after returning to his post following a military coup in October. The move deepens uncertainty around Sudan’s political future and a transition towards elections since the 2019 downfall of long-serving ruler Omar al-Bashir. Hamdok had served as […]