India tests HSTDV

India joined the elite group Russia, China, US, after successfully conducting first test flight of the indigenously developed HSTDV (Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle) from Odisha coast. This giant leap will lead to the development of hypersonic cruise missiles in future. What is HSTDV? HSTDV abbreviated form of Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle is an unmanned scramjet Read More…

Tamil Nadu Government releases Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy

On September 7, 2020, Tamil Nadu Government released Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The main aim of the policy is to increase the electronics industry output to 100 billion USD by 2025. Highlights The Tamil Nadu State will contribute 25% of India’s total electronic exports of the country after implementation of the policy. The policy Read More…

International Solar Alliance: Eight Initiatives to be launched at the first World Solar Technology Summit

On September 7, 2020, the International Solar Alliance released the agenda of the first World Solar Technology Summit. The summit is to be held on September 8, 2020. Around 8 initiatives are to be launched at the summit. Highlights The World Solar Technology Summit is to be held between 4 PM and 9:30 PM. The Read More…

GoI releases draft guidelines for advertisements

On September 6, 2020, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs issued draft guidelines on advertisements. The guidelines have been prepared by the Central Consumer Protection Authority under Consumer Protection Act, 2019. Key Highlights of the Guidelines The endorsements of celebrities through blogs, posts and tweet should be based on adequate information or experience with the product Read More…

Cannbis Medicine Project: First Foreign Investment in Jammu and Kashmir

The first ever Cannabis Medicine project that is to be set up in Jammu and Kashmir in collaboration with Canada is to be the first foreign investment in the union territory. Highlights The project is to be set up at the Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine in Jammu and Kashmir. The project was recently reviewed Read More…