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New Shephard : Tourists To Space

New Shephard: Tourists To Space: Last week, Amazon founder and billionaire Jeff Bezos’s space company called Blue Origin concluded the online auction for the first seat on New Shephard, a rocket system meant to take tourists to space. The seat went for a winning bid of $28 million. Blue Origin is an American privately-funded aerospace […]

‘Open Societies Statement : G7

Open Societies: India signed off on a joint statement by G-7 and guest countries on “open societies”. The ‘Open Societies Statement’ was adopted at the end of an G7 outreach session titled ‘Building Back Together—Open Societies and Economies’, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was invited as a lead speaker. The joint statement was signed by […]

Naftali Bennett : Prime Minister of Israel.

Naftali Bennett:Prime Minister of Israel.: Naftali Bennett was sworn-in as the new Prime Minister of Israel. The former defense minister and high-tech millionaire, Bennett, a 49-year-old leader of the right-wing Yamina party, took oath of office after the Israeli parliament Knesset elected him as the 13th Prime Minister by a 60-59 vote in the 120-member […]

Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC)

Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC): UN emergency relief coordinator Mark Lowcock said Tigray region of Ethiopia is witnessing widespread famine. According to an Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis, famine conditions in Tigray are in phase 5 with 350,000 people out of Tigray’s 6 million population are experiencing famine. The Integrated Food Security […]

Innovations For Defence Excellence (iDEX) – Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO)

Innovations For Defence Excellence (iDEX) – Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO):   Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the budgetary support of ₹498.8 crores to Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) – Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO) for the next five years. Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) was launched by the Government of India in 2018. iDEX will […]

What is Project O2?

Project O2: The Office of Principal Scientific Adviser, Government of India has launched ‘Project O2 for India’. Its objective is to enable stakeholders to work to augment the country’s ability to meet the rise in demand for medical oxygen. Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India In November 1999, Cabinet Secretariat […]

Tulu language : Eighth Schedule Of The Constitution

Tulu language: Demand To Include In the Eighth Schedule Of The Constitution: Demand grows for Tulu to be included in the eighth schedule of the Constitution and given official language status in Karnataka and Kerala. Tulu is a Dravidian language spoken mainly in two coastal districts Dakshina Kannada and Udupi of Karnataka and Kasaragod district […]

NATO Summit Was Held Recently In Brussels

NATO Summit Was Held Recently In Brussels: NATO Summit was held recently in Brussels. It brought together the leaders of all 30 Allied nations. The heads of the NATO countries said they “remain firmly committed to NATO’s founding Washington Treaty, including that an attack against one Ally shall be considered an attack against us all, […]

Revised Subsidy For Electric Vehicles

Revised Subsidy For Electric Vehicles: The central government has decided to increase the subsidy by 50% on electric two-wheelers under the FAME-II (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles) scheme in view of the adoption of eco-friendly vehicles. New Modification: The Centre has made a partial modification of the FAME-II, including increasing the demand incentive […]