UN Funds Insufficient For Climate Disasters: Oxfam

UN Funds Insufficient For Climate Disasters: Oxfam Oxfam International released a report, which says the UN (United Nations) requires eight times more Climate Finance than 20 years ago to be able to provide humanitarian aid to Low-Income Countries during Climate-Related Disasters (Droughts, Floods or Wildfires). The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s sixth assessment […]

Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2022

Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2022: The newly released Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2022, measured by Yale and Columbia universities, ranks India at the bottom position among 180 countries. The EPI is an international ranking system of countries based on their environmental health. It is a biennial index, first started in 2002 as the Environment Sustainability […]

Ancovax : Covid-19 Vaccine For Animals

Ancovax : Covid-19 Vaccine For Animals The Agriculture Ministry unveiled India’s first Covid-19 vaccine for animals. Developed by the Hisar-based National Research Centre on Equines, the vaccine, called Ancovax, can protect animals against the Delta and Omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2. Ancovax can be used in dogs, lions, leopards, mice, and rabbits. It is an inactivated […]

Dharohar : The National Museum Of Customs And GST In Panaji Goa

Dharohar : The National Museum Of Customs And GST In Panaji Goa Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman dedicated to the nation, Dharohar – the National Museum of Customs and GST in Panaji Goa. The two-storey ‘Blue building’, which was earlier known as Alfandega, during the period of Portuguese rule in Goa, […]

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC): To mark the completion of ten years of setting up of Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), Biotech Startup Expo – 2022 was launched with the theme ‘Biotech Startup Innovations: Towards AatmaNirbhar Bharat.’ BIRAC is a not-for-profit Public Sector Enterprise, set up by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT). Objective: […]

Transfer Of 10 In-Orbit Communication Satellites To NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL)

Transfer Of 10 In-Orbit Communication Satellites To NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL): The government has approved the transfer of 10 in-orbit communication satellites from the Government of India to NewSpace India Ltd (NSIL). The entire GSAT series, except GSAT-7 and 7A, will go to NSIL, and thereby to companies intending to develop downstream satcom businesses. The […]