Langya Henipavirus

Langya Henipavirus: Almost three years after the novel coronavirus was detected in China, a new zoonotic virus has been discovered in the country’s two eastern provinces with 35 infections identified so far. This new type of Henipavirus is also being called Langya Henipavirus or the LayV. The newly discovered virus is a “phylogenetically distinct Henipavirus”. […]

National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission

National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission: National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) has achieved target of imparting Intellectual Property (IP) awareness and basic training to 1 million students on 31st July 2022, ahead of the deadline which was 15 August 2022. NIPAM, a flagship program to impart IP awareness and basic training, was launched on 8 […]

SMILE-75 Initiative

SMILE-75 Initiative: The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has launched the “SMILE-75 Initiative”. SMILE (Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise Scheme) is aimed at making cities/towns and municipal areas begging-free and comprehensive rehabilitation of the persons engaged in the act of begging. Under the initiative, seventy-five (75) Municipal Corporations in collaboration with […]

Electromagnetic Field(EMF) Emissions

Electromagnetic Field(EMF) Emissions: Several steps taken by the government to reduce Electromagnetic Field(EMF) Emissions. They are invisible areas of energy, often referred to as Radiation, that is associated with the use of electrical power and various forms of natural and man-made lighting. Natural Sources (such as thunderstorms, and the earth’s magnetic field) and Human-made sources […]

Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022

Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022: The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Act, 2022 has come into force after being passed by the Parliament in April 2022. It replaces the Identification of Prisoners Act, 1920, a colonial era law, and authorises police officers to take measurements of people convicted, arrested or facing trial in criminal cases Criminal Procedure […]

UN Military Observer Group In India And Pakistan

UN Military Observer Group In India And Pakistan: U.N. Secretary General has appointed Rear Admiral Guillermo Pablo Rios of Argentina as the Head of Mission and Chief Military Observer for the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP). UNMOGIP was established in January 1949. After the first war in Kashmir (1947-1948), India […]