Operation Samudra Setu-II

Operation Samudra Setu-II: Indian Navy has launched Operation Samudra Setu-II to augment the ongoing national mission for meeting the Oxygen requirements. Mission deployed Indian Naval warships will undertake shipment of liquid Oxygen filled cryogenic containers and associated medical equipment in support of the nation’s fight against COVID-19. Two ships INS Kolkata and INS Talwar have […]

The Vande Bharat Mission: Largest Evacuations Of Civilians By A Country

The Vande Bharat Mission:: The Vande Bharat Mission (VBM), which started repatriating Indians stranded abroad due to Covid-19 and the resultant lockdowns since May 2020, has become one of the largest evacuations of civilians by a country. Vande Bharat Mission (VBM): It is the biggest civilian evacuation exercise to bring back Indian citizens stranded abroad […]

RESPOND Programme ISRO

RESPOND Programme: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced that it will support eight joint research projects mooted by the Space Technology Cell (STC), IIT-Delhi. The ISRO has extended support to the projects under its RESPOND programme. ISRO started the RESPOND (Research Sponsored) programme in the 1970s, with the objective of encouraging academia to participate […]

Draft Cycling Policy of Chandigarh

Draft Cycling Policy:Chandigarh: Chandigarh’s recently released first-of-its-kind draft cycling policy. It is for the first time that a city has drafted a cycling policy in India. The policy has been drafted by the Chandigarh Smart City Limited. Highlights of the Draft: Safe refuge points equipped with panic buttons for women cyclists. Parking space with roof […]

AIM-PRIME : NITI Aayog

AIM-PRIME (Program for Researchers on Innovations, Market-Readiness & Entrepreneurship): Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog launched AIM-PRIME (Program for Researchers on Innovations, Market-Readiness & Entrepreneurship), an initiative to promote and support science-based deep-tech start-ups & ventures across India. In this regard, AIM has joined hands with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to launch this […]

9th Ministerial Conference Of Heart Of Asia 2021

9th Ministerial Conference Of Heart Of Asia: External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar reached Dushanbe on a three-day visit to Tajikistan. He will attend the 9th Ministerial Conference of Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process on Afghanistan. The Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process (HoA-IP) is an initiative of Afghanistan and Turkey, which was officially […]

Bringing Synergies In Anti-Corruption Strategies Webinar

Webinar On ‘Bringing Synergies In Anti-Corruption Strategies’: The Lokpal of India organized a Webinar on ‘Bringing Synergies in Anti-Corruption Strategies’. Corruption can be defined as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. It can impact a nation’s development in various ways. Impact of Corruption: Political Costs: The political costs of corruption are manifested in […]