Exercise VARUNA 2021: The 19th edition of the Indian and French Navy bilateral exercise ‘VARUNA-2021’ is being conducted in the Arabian Sea. Earlier this year, the Indian Navy took part for the first time in the France-led naval exercise “La Pérouse” with the navies of the US, Australia, and Japan. About the Exercise: The […]
Tag: 26th Apr 2021
FOSS4GOV Innovation Challenge
FOSS4GOV Innovation Challenge: The Ministry of Electronics & IT (MeitY) has announced the #FOSS4GOV Innovation Challenge to accelerate the adoption of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in the Government. Free and Open Source Software (FOSS): It doesn’t mean the software is free of cost. The term “free” indicates that the software does not have […]
Section 144 Of The Code Of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) Of 1973
Section 144 Of The Code Of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) Of 1973: Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) of 1973 has been imposed in Gurugram, owing to the rising number of Covid-19 cases. Section 144 has often been used to clamp down on telecommunication services and order Internet shutdowns. About Section 144 CrPC: […]
30 Percent Increase In Agricultural Export
30 Percent Increase In Agricultural Export: India has recorded a 30 percent increase in agricultural export in 2020-21 in comparison to the 2019-20 financial year despite the Covid situation. Around 1.3 lakh crore rupees of export business was recorded last year in comparison to 1.1 lakh crore rupees in a previous financial year. The pandemic […]
What Is Deep Time Experiment?
Deep Time experiment Came To An End: A group of French volunteers has emerged from a cave after a 40-day study exploring the limits of human adaptability to isolation. The so-called Deep Time experiment came to an end, allowing the eight men and seven women, aged 27 to 50, who took part to leave the […]
Cybercrime Volunteer Programme
Cybercrime Volunteer Programme: The Union Home Ministry has said it does not maintain a centralized list of volunteers enrolled under the cybercrime volunteer program since the police is a “State subject” under the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution. The Ministry, through its cybercrime grievance portal, cybercrime.gov.in, aims to raise a group of “cybercrime volunteers” to […]
What Is Liquid Oxygen?
Liquid oxygen: Invoking the Disaster Management Act, the Centre ordered States that all liquid oxygen, including the existing stock with private plants, should be made available to the government and will be used for medical purposes only. Liquid oxygen abbreviated LOx, LOX, or Lox in the aerospace, submarine, and gas industries—is the liquid form of […]
Mahavir Jayanti 2021
Mahavir Jayanti: Prime Minister Modi greeted people on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti. Also known as Mahaveer Janma Kalyanak. Mahavir Jayanti is the birth anniversary of 24th and last Jain Tirthankar Lord Mahavir. As per the Gregorian calendar, the holiday occurs either in March or April. It is one of the most important religious festivals […]