Current Affairs – 2020

Mylab launches India’s First Machine to Automate the Manual Processes of Molecular Diagnostic Tests

Pune based molecular biology company- Mylab Discovery Solutions Private Limited has launched a cartridge-based machine named ‘Compact XL’ on 7th July 2020 that will be able to test and handle multiple samples at the same time. The machine will reduce the need for laboratory technicians for handling and testing samples to one, as an individual Read More…

World’s Second Largest Tier IV Designed Data Centre ‘NM1’ Inaugurated at Navi Mumbai

India’s & Asia’s Largest and World’s Second Largest Uptime Tier IV Designed Data Centre was inaugurated virtually on 7th July 2020. The Data Centre is named ‘Yotta NM1 or NM1’ is located inside the 600-Acre Hiranandani Fortune City at Navi Mumbai’s Panvel region. Inside the Hiranandani Fortune City, a Data Centre Park named Panvel Data Read More…

India ranked 34th in JLL and LaSalle’s biennial GRETI

Sustainability Initiatives and regulatory reforms have enhanced higher levels of transparency in the real estate industry of India as a result of which India improved its ranking to 34th place in the biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI). ContentsGRETIIndia’s ranking explained in DepthOther Countries in the Ranking GRETI The Index GRETI has set a Read More…

‘Golden Birdwing’ dethrones ‘Southern Birdwing’ to become the largest Butterfly in India

In 1932, British Army officer Brigadier William Harry Evans (also a Lepidopterist: a person who studies or collects butterflies and moths) had recorded a Southern Birdwing (Troides minos) butterfly with 190 mm. Since then, for the last 88 years, Southern Birdwing butterfly is considered the largest butterfly in India. Brigadier Evans measured the butterfly from Read More…

First of its Kind Project in the World Commissioned by Indian Railways in collaboration with BHEL

Under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Scheme, the largest power generation equipment manufacturer in India- Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) had undertaken a project with the Indian Railways for setting up a 1.7 MWp (megawatt peak) solar energy project at the Madhya Pradesh’s Bina district that will connect directly to the Overhead Traction System of Read More…

Injeti Srinivas appointed as the 1st Chairman of IFSCA

Retired  1983 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from the Odisha Cadre- Injeti Srinivas has been appointed as the 1st Chairman of the International Financial Services Centre Authority (IFSCA) on 6th July 2020. Injeti Srinivas has retired as the Secretary of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs on 31st May 2020. He has been appointed for Read More…

Mylan gets DCGI Approval to launch its Generic Version of Remdesivir ‘DESREM’ at Rs 4800

Global pharmaceutical company Mylan N.V was given approval by the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for the launch of its generic version of Gilead Sciences Remdesivir drug for the treatment of COVID-19 positive patients in India. Mylan N.V is currently the second-largest company in the world for the manufacturing of generic and specialty pharmaceuticals. Read More…

IOA adopts new Branding & Visual Identity on Completion of 100 years of Participation by Indian Athletes at the Olympic Games

On the occasion of completion of 100 years of participation of Indian athletes at the Olympic Games, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has adopted a new branding and visual identity on 6th July 2020. The new branding and visual identity also include an institutional and commercial logo of the Indian Olympic Association. The new logos Read More…