Day: November 11, 2020

GRACE-FO mission

Context : The GRACE-FO mission has mapped deviation in Earth’s surface mass and spatial variations in the rate of sea-level rise between 1993 and 2018 using altimetric and gravimetric …

Thirty Metre Telescope

With regime change in the US, hopes have been raised for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) in Hawaii. India is one of the partners in the ambitious next-generation observatory …

Armenia and Azerbaijan Peace Deal

Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed on a deal with Russia to end fierce clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh after a string of Azerbaijani victories in its fight to retake the disputed region. …

OPEC+

Oil prices jumped by close to 10% for its biggest daily gain in almost six months after news of a highly effective vaccine against COVID-19 and Saudi Arabia’s assurance …

Competition Commission of India

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered a detailed probe against Google for ‘abuse’ of its dominant position, primarily with regard to its digital payments application GPay. The …

National Agricultural Education Policy

The first National Agricultural Education Policy is set to bring academic credit banks and degree programmes with multiple entry and exit options to the 74 universities focussed on crop …

Study in India Programme

Minister of Education has confirmed that through ‘Study in India, Stay in India and Internationalisation of Education’, we are committed to establishing India as a global hub of education. …

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State was held recently. The Meeting was chaired by the President of the Russian Federation Mr. Vladimir Putin. Prime Minister Shri …