Memorandum of Understanding between POI FEB, Russian Academy of Sciences and CSIR-NIO/NGRI:V.I. Il’Ichev Pacific Oceanological Institute (POI), Russia along with CSIR- National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), Goa & CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute (CSIR-NGRI), Hyderabad have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of Marine Sciences and Technology.
Bharat Biotech successfully ships out COVAXIN to 11 cities, donates 16.5 Lakh doses to Govt:Bharat Biotech has announced the successful air-shipment of COVAXIN to 11 cities in country in the early hours of Wednesday. Bharat Biotech has also donated 16.5 Lakh doses to the Government of India.
No AIR station is being closed anywhere in any state, Prasar Bharati clarifies:Prasar Bharati has today clarified that no AIR station is being closed anywhere in any state.
Union Education Minister reviews implementation of New Education Policy- 2020:Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ reviewed implementation of New Education Policy- 2020 with the senior officials of the ministry.
India continues its streak of decline in active caseload; at 2.14 lakh after 197 days:India’s active caseload has fallen to 2.14 lakh (2,14,507) today. The share of Active Cases in the total Positive Cases has further shrunk to 2.04%. This is lowest after 197 days.
Cabinet approves MoU between India and UAE for Scientific and Technical Cooperation:Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Scientific and Technical Cooperation between National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) India.
PMFBY completes five years: PM Modi says scheme increased coverage, mitigated risk & benefited crores of farmers:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that PM Fasal Bima Yojana is an important initiative to secure hardworking farmers from the vagaries of nature.
Cabinet Expansion in Karnataka to take place:Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa is expanding his cabinet and the oath taking ceremony will be held Wednesday afternoon.
PM Modi exhorts Youth to contribute selflessly and constructively in politics:Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has called upon the youth of the country to contribute selflessly and constructively in politics.
Cold wave grips Delhi, mercury dips to 3.2 degrees Celsius:Indian Metrological Department today said that a cold wave has gripped Delhi as frosty winds from snow-clad western Himalayas continued to sweep the plains and brought the minimum temperature down to 3.2 degrees Celsius.
Odisha Government waives examination fees for matriculation students:Government of Odisha has waived the examination fees for matriculation students of the ongoing academic session.
Status of Avian Influenza in the country:Cases of Avian Influenza have been confirmed in 10 states, as on 13 January, 2021.
Celebration for festival of harvest begins across country:Celebrations have begun for the festival of harvest across the country.
Tesla incorporates fully owned subsidiary in Bengaluru for R&D unit and manufacturing plant for its electric vehicles:US-based Electric car maker, Tesla has incorporated a fully owned subsidiary in Bengaluru as a first step to set up an R&D unit and a manufacturing plant for its electric vehicles in the country.
APEDA organizes VBSM with FPOs of APDMP and Millet Exporters to promote Millet products:The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) in association with Andhra Pradesh Drought Mitigation Project (APDMP), an externally aided project funded by IFAD, organized a Virtual Buyer Seller Meet with Millet Exporters and FPOs of Millet for establishing marketing linkages.
Kerala becomes the 8th State to complete ease of doing business reforms:Kerala has become the 8th State in the country to successfully undertake “Ease of Doing Business” reform stipulated by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.
Korda continues progress with maiden ATP final spot at Delray:American Sebastian Korda, who hit the headlines by reaching the fourth round of the French Open in October, has booked a spot in his first ATP Tour final after beating Britain’s Cameron Norrie in the Delray Beach Open semi-finals.
Tokyo Olympic 2020 to be held in 2021 summer as planned:The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee President Yoshiro Mori said on Tuesday that Tokyo Olympics will be held on July 23 this year with or without COVID-19 as planned.
Grammy Awards postponed to March 14, Recording Academy says:The Grammy Awards ceremony due to take place on Jan. 31 has been rescheduled to March 14 because of the coronavirus surge in Los Angeles, organizers said on Tuesday
Hollywood movie box office slumped to near 40-year low in 2020:Hollywood movies suffered an unprecedented 80% slump in box office revenue in North America in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic closed movie theaters and studios held back the release of scores of new films.
Scientists find clue to anomalous behaviour of self-propelled particles like fish schools & flocking birds:Scientists have found a clue to dynamical origin of fluctuations in systems like fish schools, swarm of insects, flocking birds and bacterial colonies, which are called active matter systems.
Amazon India launches online academy to coach future engineers:Amazon.com Inc has launched an online academy to train students for one of India’s most competitive college entrance tests, the e-commerce giant said on Wednesday, as it taps a boom in virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wielding machetes and calipers, sweat-soaked scientists count carbon in Amazon:The machete-wielding scientists ventured into the Amazon, hacking through dense jungle as the mid-morning temperature soared past 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 C)
Kangaroos can learn to communicate with humans, researchers say:The study involved 11 kangaroos that lived in captivity but had not been domesticated.
Welcome to Brexit – now hand us your sandwich:Britons arriving in the Netherlands since the start of the year have found that leaving the European Union might have cost them more than they realised, including their lunch.
South Korean firm’s smart dog collar tells owners what’s in a bark:A South Korean startup has developed an AI-powered dog collar that can detect five emotions in canines by monitoring their barks using voice recognition technology.