Sixth Edition Of The India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations

Sixth Edition Of The India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz today co-chaired the sixth edition of the India-Germany Inter-Governmental Consultations-IGC in Berlin The biennial IGC is a unique dialogue format that also sees participation of several Ministers from both sides. This was the Prime Minister’s first IGC with Chancellor […]

National Open Access Registry (NOAR)

National Open Access Registry (NOAR): National Open Access Registry (NOAR) has successfully gone live from 1st May 2022. NOAR is an integrated single window electronic platform accessible to all stakeholders including open access participants, traders, power exchanges, national/regional/state load despatch centres for electronic processing of short-term open access application thereby automating the administration of the […]

Transnistria : Russia-Ukraine War

Transnistria: Transnistria, the tiny breakaway region of Moldova, risks being dragged into the Russia-Ukraine war because of reports of a series of explosions in its territory. The de facto state lies between Moldova to its west and Ukraine towards its east. Often described as a “remnant of the Soviet Union”, Transnistria declared independence like Moldova […]

India Semiconductor Mission

India Semiconductor Mission: Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has inaugurated the first ever Semicon India 2022 Conference under India Semiconductor Mission in Bengaluru. Semicon India – 2022 has been organized to take forward the vision of the Prime Minister to make India a leader in the electronics manufacturing, semiconductor design, manufacturing & innovation. Theme […]

16th Steering Committee Meeting Of Project Elephant

16th Steering Committee Meeting Of Project Elephant: At the 16th Steering Committee meeting of Project Elephant, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched a field manual named-Field Manual for Managing Human-Elephant Conflicts (HEC) in India-to guide forest staffers dealing with HEC in major elephant range states. The manual has been prepared by the […]

What Are Anabolic Steroids?

What Are Anabolic Steroids? Two of India’s track-and-field Tokyo Olympians failed dope tests for using banned anabolic steroids. Anabolic steroids are usually used by bodybuilders. They are essentially lab-made versions of the male hormone testosterone and have a similar effect of increasing muscle mass as the natural hormone does. It also increases male characteristics in […]

Ion Concentration Polarisation:

Ion Concentration Polarisation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have developed a portable desalination unit, weighing less than 10 kg, that can remove particles and salts to generate drinking water. This device utilises electrical power to remove particles from drinking water. The unit relies on a technique called ion concentration polarisation. Rather than filtering water, […]