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Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) And New Generation Akash Missile

Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) And New Generation Akash Missile: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM). The missile is incorporated with state-of-the-art Miniaturized Infrared Imaging Seeker along with advanced avionics. The man-portable missile is launched using a tripod is designed […]

China-South Asian Initiative

China-South Asian Initiative: Bangladesh has invited India to join the China-led South Asian initiative for Covid-19 vaccines and poverty alleviation. It includes the creation of the China-South Asian Countries Emergency Supplies Reserve, and a Poverty Alleviation and Cooperative Development Centre set up in China. About China-South Asian Initiative: Members: China, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and […]

Insolvency And Bankruptcy Board Of India (IBBI): Amendment

Insolvency And Bankruptcy Board Of India (IBBI): Amendment: The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has amended the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016. The amendments are aimed at enhancing the discipline, transparency, and accountability in corporate insolvency proceedings. In March 2021 a sub-committee of the […]

Bureau Of Energy Efficiency (BEE)

Bureau Of Energy Efficiency (BEE): “Aiming for Sustainable Habitat: New Initiatives in Building Energy Efficiency 2021” was launched by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). These initiatives seek to enhance energy efficiency in the building sector and were launched as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’. Initiatives Launched: Eco Niwas Samhita 2021: It is an […]

Historic Urban Landscape Project

Historic Urban Landscape Project: In Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior and Orchha cities have been selected by UNESCO under ‘Historic Urban Landscape Project’, which was started in the year 2011, for the inclusive and well-planned development of fast-growing historical cities while preserving the culture and heritage. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan virtually launched UNESCO’s ‘Historic Urban Landscape’ […]

Liverpool: Not a World Heritage City

Liverpool: Liverpool has been stripped of its World Heritage status after a UN committee found developments threatened the value of the city’s waterfront. The decision was made following a secret ballot by the UNESCO Committee at a meeting in China. UNESCO had previously warned that the developments, including the new Everton FC stadium, had resulted […]

Concentration of Polluted River Stretches: CPCB

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in 2018 identified 351 polluted river stretches in India.: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in 2018 identified 351 polluted river stretches in India. CPCB study reveals that discharge of untreated wastewater is one of the main causes of river pollution. The assessment of water quality for identification of […]

Drug Menace In India: Keypoints

Drug Menace In India:: India has signed 26 bilateral pacts, 15 memoranda of understanding and two agreements on security cooperation with different countries for combating illicit trafficking of narcotic, drugs and psychotropic substances, besides chemical precursors. Drug Menace In India: The menace of drug addiction has spread fast among the youth of India. India is […]