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The Investor Education And Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA)

The Investor Education And Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA): The Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) has signed a MoU with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for promoting Investor Education and Financial literacy among youth by utilizing the tele-lecturing facility of Gyan Darshan Channel. This association with IGNOU/Gyan Darshan channel will help in propagating […]

BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile

BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile: An extended range sea-to-sea variant of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was test fired from stealth guided missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam. BrahMos is a joint collaboration between India and Russia. The BrahMos missile was initially developed with a range capped at 290 km. The range of the missile was originally capped […]

S. Somanath: Chairman Of ISRO

S. Somanath: Chairman Of ISRO Eminent rocket scientist S. Somanath has been appointed Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Space Secretary. Somanath is taking over the reins of ISRO at a critical juncture when sweeping reforms and critical missions and projects — the Gaganyaan human spaceflight mission included — are waiting in […]

India-US Homeland Security Dialogue

India-US Homeland Security Dialogue: The Senior Officers Meeting of the India-US Homeland Security Dialogue was held in virtual mode. The meeting was co-chaired by Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla and Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy and Plans, Department of Homeland Security, Government of USA, Robert Silvers. During the meeting, both sides identified further steps that can […]

Africa’s First Transmission PPP Project.

Africa’s First Transmission PPP Project.: Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) has signed a Joint Development Agreement with Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform to continue to develop the Kenya Transmission Project on a public-private partnership (PPP) basis, Africa’s first transmission PPP project. The project entails the development, financing, construction, and operation of the […]

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP): South Korea has said that it regrets India’s absence from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and hopes to see New Delhi rejoin the agreement. The RCEP came into effect on January 1, 2022, marking the formation of the world’s largest free trade zone in terms of trade volume. India […]

Gaganyaan Mission

Gaganyaan Mission: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently successfully conducted the qualification test of Cryogenic Engine for Gaganyaan programme for a duration of 720 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Tamil Nadu’s Mahendragiri. The performance of the engine met the test objectives and the engine parameters were closely matching with the predictions during […]