Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI)

Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI): In a move to counter China’s dominance of supply chain in the Indo-Pacific region, trade ministers of India, Japan and Australia have formally launched the Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI). The SCRI aims to create a virtuous cycle of enhancing supply chain resilience with a view to eventually attaining strong, […]

Third Joint Logistics Node (JLN) In Mumbai.

Third Joint Logistics Node (JLN) In Mumbai.: The Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat has operationalized the third Joint Logistics Node (JLN) in Mumbai. Other operationalized JLNs are in Guwahati and Port Blair. These JLNs will provide integrated logistics cover to the Armed Forces for their small arms ammunition, rations, fuel, general stores, civil […]

Advanced Chaff Technology: DRDO

Advanced Chaff Technology: DRDO: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed an Advanced Chaff Technology to safeguard the naval ships against enemy missile attack. It is another step towards Atmanirbhar Bharat. Chaff is an electronic countermeasure technology used by militaries worldwide to protect naval ships or other sensitive targets from radar and radio […]

What is Project Pyrasol?

Project ‘Pyrasol’: The foundation stone of the integrated Solar Dryer and Pyrolysis pilot plant was recently laid at Chennai. The pilot is part of the Indo-German project ‘Pyrasol’, launched to transform urban organic waste into biochar and energy in smart cities. It was awarded to CSIR-CLRI by the Indo-German Science & Technology Centre. The project […]

Human Rights Watch : Israel

Human Rights Watch: Human Rights Watch said that Israel is committing the crime of “apartheid” by seeking to maintain Jewish “domination” over Palestinians and its own Arab population. Human Rights Watch (HRW) is an international non-governmental organization, headquartered in New York City, that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. The group pressures governments, policymakers, […]

Large Area Certification Scheme

‘Large Area Certification’ scheme: 14,491 ha area of UT of A&N Islands becomes the first large contiguous territory to be conferred with organic certification under ‘Large Area Certification’ scheme. Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) is working to identify Traditional Organic Areas to transform them into certified organic production hubs. The Government of […]

What Is Ct value In RT-PCR tests

Ct value’ In RT-PCR tests: Among various scientific terms that the Covid-19 pandemic has made part of the public vocabulary, one is the ‘Ct value’ in RT-PCR tests for determining whether a patient is positive for Covid-19. Short for cycle threshold, Ct is a value that emerges during RT-PCR tests, the gold standard for detection […]