Insights Current Affairs - 2019

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What is Tizen? – “Samsung launched Tizen-powered smart watches”

Samsung launched second generation Gear smart watches powered by Tizen operating system to break the iOS and Android duopoly in the mobile market. Samsung’s NX300M smart camera was the first device to run on Tizen, and the Gear 2 paves the way for what Samsung calls the “Tizen based wearable platform.” About second-generation Gear smart watches Read More…

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Tata launches Nano Twist

Tata Motors launched the Nano Twist- a variant of its small car Nano. The Nano Twist comes with a power steering, which the earlier Nano models did not have. The company claims that the Nano Twist is the first in the category to have an electric power steering as all other manufacturers like Maruti offer Read More…

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India, US sign $1billion contract for six “Super Hercules” aircrafts

India and the US have signed another mega defence deal worth $1.01 billion in which the US will supply six additional C-130J “Super Hercules” aircraft. The “letter of offer and acceptance” for the six new four-engine C-130Js, which will be delivered within 3 years, was inked under the US government’s “Foreign Military Sales” (FMS) programme.  The Read More…

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India to buy six more C-130J ‘Super Hercules’ aircraft

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Defence Minister A K Antony has given approval for the purchase of 6 more C-130J “Super Hercules” aircraft from the US in a deal worth over Rs 4,000 crore. It will now need a final approval from the Cabinet Committee on Security. The DAC also gave nod for placing an order for 235 Read More…

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Health Ministry revokes Pioglitazone suspension

As per a notification issued by the Union Health Ministry, the suspension imposed on the diabetes drug Pioglitazone and all its combinations has been repealed. Why Pioglitazone was banned earlier? Under the Drugs and Cosmetic Act 30-B, sale of any drug, the use of which is prohibited in the country of origin, is banned in India until clinical Read More…

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Fact Box: National Cyber Security Policy (NSCP) 2013 Of India

India launches National Cyber Security Policy 2013 to secure cyber space The government has announced a National Cyber Security Policy 2013 which aims to address the threats emanating from the cyber world. The Policy proposes to: Set up different bodies to tackle various levels of threats, along with a national nodal agency, to coordinate all matters related to Read More…

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Fact Box: IRNSS-1A

ISRO successfully launches IRNSS-1A: India’s first navigation satellite Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched IRNSS-1A on PSLV C 22 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. It was for the first time ISRO has launched an India satellite at almost midnight taking into account the orbit and inclination at which the satellite will be injected Read More…

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