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iNCOVACC : World’s First Intranasal Vaccine Gets Approval

iNCOVACC : World’s First Intranasal Vaccine Gets Approval World’s first Intranasal Vaccine iNCOVACC has recently received approval for Covid booster doses from Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI). It is developed by Bharat Biotech International Limited. It was developed in partnership with Washington University, St Louis, which had designed and developed the recombinant adenoviral vectored […]

India’s First Private Space Vehicle Launchpad

India’s First Private Space Vehicle Launchpad: Agnikul Cosmos sets up India’s first private space vehicle launchpad at Sriharikota. The facility, which was designed by Agnikul and executed in support with ISRO and IN-SPACe (Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Center) has two sections to it: the Agnikul launchpad (ALP) and the Agnikul mission control center […]

PSLV-C54

PSLV-C54: ISRO recently launched PSLV-C54 with Oceansat-3, 8 nano satellites. Satellites in PSLV-C54 includes EOS-06 (Oceansat-3) plus eight nano satellites (BhutanSat, ‘Anand’ from Pixxel, Thybolt, and Astrocast – four numbers from Spaceflight USA). ISRO Nano Satellite-2 for Bhutan (INS-2B) spacecraft is configured with INS-2 Bus. INS-2B will have two payloads namely NanoMx and APRS-Digipeater. NanoMx […]

5 Bacteria Types Claimed 6.8 Lakh Lives In India In 2019: Lancet Report

5 Bacteria Types Claimed 6.8 Lakh Lives In India In 2019: Lancet Report Five bacteria types :E. coli, S. pneumoniae, K. pneumoniae, S. aureus and A. baumanii caused nearly 6.8 lakh deaths in India in 2019, according to a study published in The Lancet journal. Findings of the study: In 2019 – the year before […]

Global Partnership On Artificial Intelligence

Global Partnership On Artificial Intelligence: India has been handed over the presidency Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) for 2022-23 by the outgoing Council Chair, France in its 3rd Annual Summit in Japan. This development comes on the heels of assuming the Presidency of the G20, a league of the world’s largest economies. Highlights of […]

Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022

Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022: The Union Government has released a revised personal data protection bill, now called the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022. The Bill has been introduced after 3 months of the withdrawal of the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019. Principles of the 2022 Bill: First Principle: Usage of personal data […]

Fifth Bilateral Cyber Policy Dialogue : India And Australia

Fifth Bilateral Cyber Policy Dialogue : India And Australia India and Australia recently convened their fifth bilateral Cyber Policy Dialogue in New Delhi. The Cyber Policy Dialogue was held under the auspices of the India-Australia Framework Arrangement on Cyber and Cyber-Enabled Critical Technology Cooperation and Plan of Action 2020-2025 for a comprehensive and deeper cyber […]