Day: November 9, 2020

Software Technology Parks of India

The Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) is investing up to ₹400 crore in setting up office and connectivity infrastructure across several cities, offering small technology firms a ‘plug-and-play’ …

Body Mass Index

India ranks third and fifth from the bottom respectively among countries where 19-year-old girls and boys have a low body mass index, according to a study in The Lancet.  …

Ghogha-Hazira Ferry Service

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate the Ghogha-Hazira Ro-Pax ferry service in Gujarat. This will be the second such ferry service to be launched by the PM after the Ghogha-Dahej route three …

Fast Radio Burst

Recently, NASA has reported that it observed a mix of X-ray and radio signals never observed before in the Milky Way. Significantly, the flare-up it observed included the first fast radio …

Chabahar Rail Project

India is not a part of the Chabahar-Zahedan railway at present, but as Iran begins the second phase of the 628 km project, Tehran hopes New Delhi will help it procure …

Chief Information Commissioner

Information Commissioner Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha has been administered the oath as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) recently by the President of India. About Central Information Commission   Under the provision …

Law against Religious Conversion

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij said that his government is considering a law against forced religious conversions and has sought information about such a law already in force in …

Arunachaleswarar Temple

The Arunachaleswarar Temple at Tiruvannamalai is gearing up for a simple ‘Karthigai Deepam’ festival. This year, the ‘mahadveepam’ falls on November 29. Around 15 lakh devotees turn up for …

EOS-01

India sent its first space mission in almost a year with a launch of EOS-01, an Earth Observation Satellite. EOS-01, along with nine satellites from foreign countries, was launched …