Science and Technology Ministry launched CSIR Technologies for Rural Development

The Union Minister of Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan launched the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Technologies for rural development on September 30, 2020. Key Points It is a joint initiative of IIT-Delhi, CSIR, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and Vijnana Bharti (VIBHA). The initiative was launched on the occasion of 40th foundation day of CSIR- Read More…

World’s First Asteroid Mining Robot will be Launched by China

Origin Space, which is a private company, in Beijing, China is all ready to send out the world’s first asteroid mining robot into space in November 2020. The robot is named as ‘asteroid mining robot’ by the space start-up in China. A Chinese Long March series rocket will launch the asteroid mining robot into space. Read More…

E-launch of ASIIM- “Ambedkar Social Innovation & Incubation Mission”

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot e-launched the “Ambedkar Social Innovation and Incubation Mission (ASIIM) under Venture Capital Fund for SCs on September 30, 2020. The mission seeks to promote innovation and enterprise among SC students who are studying in higher educational institutions. Venture Capital Fund for SCs (VCF-SC) It was Read More…

NCRB report 2020 – Crimes against SCs and STs saw a rise of 7 % and 26% in 2019

The National Crime Record Bureau have recently released a report titled “Crime in India”, 2019. As per the report, crimes against members of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) reported an increase of over 7% and 26% in 2019 respectively as compared with the 2018 figure. Key Facts Against SCs- As per Read More…

Indian Coast Guard Vessel ICGS “Karnaklata Barua” commissioned in Kolkata

The Indian Coast guard Vessel Karnaklata Barua was commissioned at Kolkata on September 30, 2020 through video conferencing. Key Facts The ICGS Kanaklata Barua is one among the five Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs) It has been built by Kolkata based Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE). The vessel was delivered in June, 2020. This is Read More…