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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 […]

Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 (NLS1) : New Active Galaxy Identified

New Active Galaxy Identified: Astronomers have discovered a new active galaxy identified as the farthest gamma-ray emitting galaxy that has so far been stumbled upon. This active galaxy called the Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 (NLS1) galaxy, which is about 31 billion light-years away, opens up avenues to explore more such gamma-ray emitting galaxies that wait to […]

Infant Toddler And Caregiver : Launched

Infant Toddler And Caregiver-Friendly Neighbourhoods (ITCN) Training And Capacity Building Programme’: The ‘Infant-Toddler and Caregiver-friendly Neighbourhoods (ITCN) Training and Capacity Building Programme’ was launched virtually today by the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) in partnership with Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF). The Programme is designed to help build capacities of city officials and young […]

Remdesivir Shortage in India : Reasons

Remdesivir : Remdesivir is an injectable anti-virus. It is injected to prevent replication of the virus. The Remdesivir was created in 2014. It was manufactured on large scale to treat Ebola. Later it was used to treat SARS and MERS. Recently, after the COVID-19 crisis, it has been repurposed for COVID-19 treatment The shortage of […]

The Global Food Policy Report 2021 : Theme and Outcome

The Global Food Policy Report 2021: The Global Food Policy Report is published by the International Food Policy Research Institute. This year the institute has released the report based on the theme “Transforming Food Systems After COVID-19”. The midday meal program of India that covers 80% of primary school age children in the country was […]

DGFT Trade Facilitation Mobile App : Important Points

DGFT ‘Trade Facilitation’ Mobile App: Union Commerce & Industry Minister launched DGFT ‘Trade Facilitation’ Mobile App for promoting ease of doing business and providing quick access to information to importers/exporters. It has been developed by the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), as per the directions of the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT). Trade facilitation App […]