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National Programme On Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage

National Programme On Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage: The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Department of Heavy Industry for implementation of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme ‘National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage’. The move aims to achieve a manufacturing capacity of 50 GigaWatt Hour of ACC and […]

2021 World Food Prize

2021 World Food Prize: Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, a global nutrition expert of Indian descent has won the prestigious 2021 World Food Prize for her groundbreaking research in developing holistic, nutrition-sensitive approaches to aquaculture and food systems. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted: Thilsted’s trailblazing research on small native fish species in Bangladesh led to the development of […]

Great Nicobar Island Project: NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog’s Ambitious Project For Great Nicobar Island: The Environment Appraisal Committee (EAC) – Infrastructure I of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has flagged serious concerns about NITI Aayog’s ambitious project for Great Nicobar Island. The committee has, however, removed the first hurdle faced by the project. It has “recommended” it […]

Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture: Allocation Of Fund

The mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture: The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has provided an enhanced allocation of Rs. 2250 Crore for the year 2021-22 for ‘Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH). Horticulture is the branch of plant agriculture dealing with garden crops, generally fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants. M.H. Marigowda is […]

Aerial Passenger Ropeway System Between Dehradun And Mussoorie

Aerial Passenger Ropeway System Between Dehradun And Mussoorie: The Union Cabinet gave its approval to the transfer of land of Indo-Tibetan Border Police, ITBP to the Government of Uttarakhand for the development of Aerial Passenger Ropeway System between Dehradun and Mussoorie. The proposed Ropeway is a mono-cable ropeway of 5580 meters length between Purkul Gaon, […]

Covid-19: Make It The Last Pandemic: IPPPR

Covid-19: Make It The Last Pandemic: IPPPR: An independent global panel, the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR) in its report named “Covid-19: Make it the Last Pandemic concluded that the catastrophic scale of the Covid-19 pandemic could have been prevented. The report was requested by World Health Organization (WHO) member states in […]

Israel-Palestine Conflict : Important Points

Israel-Palestine: Israeli armed forces attacked Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Haram esh-Sharif in Jerusalem, ahead of a march by Zionist nationalists commemorating Israel’s capture of the eastern half of the city in 1967. The threatened eviction of dozens of Palestinian families in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah escalated the crisis further. Zionism is a […]