Free Trade Agreement (FTA): India and UK

Free Trade Agreement (FTA): India and the UK have launched the formal Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations, that both countries envisage concluding by the end of 2022. Until then, both countries are contemplating an interim free trade area, which will result in reducing tariffs on most of the items. Both countries agreed to an early […]

Fisheries Startup Grand Challenge

Fisheries Startup Grand Challenge: The Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying In association with Startup India, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry inaugurated the Fisheries Startup Grand Challenge. The challenge has been launched with an objective to provide a platform to start-ups within the country to showcase their innovative solutions within […]

Baricitinib And Sotrovimab Drugs For Treatment Of Covid-19

Baricitinib And Sotrovimab Drugs For Treatment Of Covid-19: The World Health Organization (WH0) has recommended two drugs, baricitinib and sotrovimab, for treatment of Covid-19. Baricitinib: Baricitinib, which is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, has been “strongly recommended” for patients with severe or critical Covid-19 in combination with corticosteroids. It is part of a class […]

Siachen Glacier: Actual Ground Position Line

The Siachen Glacier: We are “not averse” to demilitarisation of the Siachen glacier but the pre-condition is Pakistan has to accept the Actual Ground Position Line (AGPL), Army chief General Manoj Naravane said. The Siachen Glacier is a glacier located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalayas, just northeast of the point NJ9842 where […]