Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB): AIIB has said that it would look to fund both social as well as climate-resilient infrastructure in India in the coming years. Meanwhile, it has also asked India to strike a balance between ramping up physical infrastructure and the social infrastructure such as healthcare systems. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) […]

Radio Over Internet Protocol (ROIP) System

Radio Over Internet Protocol (ROIP) System: In view of a much needed solution for providing effective long range Marine communication, the Radio over Internet Protocol (ROIP) System at Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, Kolkata (SMP, Kolkata), was inaugurated. ROIP system is being introduced as a marine communication mode, for the first time in any Major Indian […]

Traffic Management Framework For Drones

Traffic Management Framework For Drones: The Civil Aviation Ministry has notified a traffic management framework for drones. The framework has been issued under the Drone Rules 2021. Public and private third-party service providers will manage their movement in the airspace under 1,000 feet. The framework allows third-party service providers to give services such as registration, […]

Barbados Has Elected Its First President

Barbados Has Elected Its First President: Barbados has elected its first President, a key step in preparations to become a republic and remove Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II as head of state of the Caribbean island. Sandra Mason, the current governor-general, is set to be sworn in as President on November 30, the country’s 55th anniversary […]

AY.4.2: Descendant Of The Delta Variant Of COVID-19

Descendant Of The Delta Variant Of COVID-19: AY.4.2 AY.4.2 is a descendant of the Delta variant of COVID-19. The Delta variant, also known as B.1.617.2, was first identified in India in October 2020. The AY.4.2 (dubbed “Delta Plus” and now named VUI-21OCT-01 by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA)) sub-lineage contains 2 mutations in its […]