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Highlights of Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2020 for Rural India.

The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) for Rural India was recently released by the autonomous research and assessment unit Pratham Education Foundation. This year, the survey was conducted over phone calls.  The survey was carried out  in 26 states and 4 Union Territories. It surveyed around  52,227 households and 59,251 children in the age Read More…

Indian Air Force test fired air launched version of BrahMos missile.

The Indian Air Force, on October 30, 2020,  has successfully test fired an air-launched version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile.  The cruise missile was test-fired from the Sukhoi fighter aircraft in the Bay of Bengal. The missile successfully hit a sinking ship with pin-point accuracy. Highlights The Sukhoi fighter jet that belongs to Tigersharks Read More…

Centre has decided to import potatoes to control price rise.

The central government has allowed the import of 10 lakh tonnes of potatoes on October 29, 2020 in order to control the rising prices. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) notified about this decision. Highlights The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs Piyush Goyal further informed that the centre is taking several steps to moderate Read More…

PM Modi inaugurates “Arogya Van’ at Kevadia, Gujarat.

Prime Minister Modi inaugurated “Arogya Van” in Kevadia, Gujarat on October 30, 2020. This was launched in the aftermath of Ekta Diwas celebrations which is being observed on October 31, 2020. The prime minister is on a two day visit to the state and also participated in the Ekta Diwas celebration. Highlights The Prime Minister Read More…

Indian Navy fires anti-ship missile from guided missile corvette INS Kora.

Indian Navy test fired the Anti-Ship Missile (AShM) from INS Kora in Bay of Bengal on October 30, 2020. The missile was test-fired in the Bay of Bengal and it hit the target ship at maximum range with the precise accuracy. INS Kora It was commissioned to Indian Navy in 1998. The corvette was designed Read More…

What is Euthanasia? – New Zealanders voted in favour of legalising euthanasia.

New Zealanders have voted in favor of illegalizing the euthanasia for people with a terminal illness. The decision was taken in the aftermath of campaigners who were saying that people who are suffering extreme pain should be given a choice of how and when they want to bring their life to an end. Highlights The Read More…

NITI Aayog and QCI Launched National Program and Project Management Policy Framework.

NITI Aayog and Quality Council of India launched the ‘National Program and Project Management Policy Framework’ (NPMPF). The framework aims to bring radical reforms in the way infrastructure projects are executed in India. Highlights Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari unveiled the Indian Infrastructure Body of Knowledge (InBoK) Read More…

Highlights of the 8th India-Mexico Joint Commission Meeting.

India- Mexico held their 8th Joint Commission Meeting on 29 October 2020.  The Meeting was co-chaired by Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister of Republic of India (EAM) and H. E. Marcelo Ebrard, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Mexican States. Highlights Both the countries reviewed their bilateral cooperation in areas including agriculture, investment, Read More…

Doing Business in India Report, 2020 released by UKIBC.

The “Doing Business in India Report, 2020” was released by the UK India Business Council (UKIBC).  As per the report the business environment in India is improving and thus there is a greater opportunity for UK India collaboration in the business field. Key findings As per the report, the businesses in UK have found the Read More…

Quality control norms for leather footwear released.

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has released the quality control norms on October 27, 2020. The norms has been released for different leather footwear including anti-riot shoes, New norms The new norms would also contain imports and production of sub-standard products in the country. As per these norms, the products Read More…