Solar DC Cooking System

Solar DC Cooking System: The solar DC cooking technology was developed by the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI). The CMERI is an institute under the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). It is a Solar Energy based Cooking System which consists of a solar PV panel, charge controller, battery bank and cooking oven. […]

Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor

Defence Corridors: The Prime Minister visited the exhibition models of the Aligarh node of the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor. It was announced by the Prime Minister while inaugurating the UP Investors Summit in Lucknow in 2018. The government has established another Defence Industrial Corridor in Tamil Nadu. Defence Industrial Corridor of UP: It […]

What Are Stablecoins?

What Are Stablecoins? The US is discussing launching a formal review into whether Tether and other stablecoins threaten financial stability. The first stablecoin, created in 2014, was Tether. A stablecoin is a type of cryptocurrency that is typically pegged to an existing government-backed currency. A cryptocurrency is a form of digital asset based on a […]

Capacity Of India’s Sewage Treatment Plants

Capacity Of India’s Sewage Treatment Plants: According to the latest report of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) in India are able to treat a little more than a third of the sewage generated per day. CPCB is a statutory organisation which was constituted in September, 1974 under the Water (Prevention […]

NASA’s VIPER Mission

NASA’s VIPER Mission: NASA has chosen a landing site for the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER). The site is on the western edge of Nobile crater, near the lunar south pole. The crater was named after Italian polar explorer Umberto Nobile. NASA, in July 2021, announced that it will launch its Volatiles Investigating Polar […]

Black Carbon Emissions

Black Carbon Emissions: With Arctic summer ice reaching its 12th lowest ever extent, the Clean Arctic Alliance has called for urgent cuts to black carbon emissions from shipping, ahead of the 77th Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting (MEPC 77) at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in November. About the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC): […]

SCO Peaceful Mission 2021

6th Edition Of Exercise SCO Peaceful Mission 2021: Indian Military Contingent recently participated in the 6th Edition of Exercise SCO Peaceful Mission 2021 at Orenburg, Russia. Exercise SCO Peaceful Mission: Joint Counter Terrorism Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION is a Multilateral Exercise, which is conducted biennially as part of military diplomacy between Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member […]

Centre Of Excellence In Logistics And Supply Chain Management

Centre Of Excellence In Logistics And Supply Chain Management: Union Minister for Commerce & Industry inaugurated the ‘Centre of Excellence in Logistics and Supply Chain Management’ at the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai. Managing supply chains is becoming more and more complex owing to the challenges posed by global competitiveness and economic crisis. […]

Air Gun Surrender Campaign

Air Gun Surrender Campaign: Appealing people to not hunt animals and birds, Union Minister for Environment said that air gun surrender campaign will be launched across the country and retired forest workers, representatives of social organizations etc. will be roped in for the same. He described the Air Gun Surrender Campaign of the Arunachal Government […]