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#1 India bans 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok, WeChat, Cam Scanner

India bans 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok, WeChat, Cam Scanner

India has banned 59 Chinese mobile apps that are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, Defence of India, security of state and public order. The ban was imposed by the Ministry of Information Technology by invoking its power under section 69A of the Information Technology Act.The Minist

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#2 China passes Hong Kong National Security Law

China passes Hong Kong National Security Law

The National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) has unanimously passed the National Security Law for Hong Kong on 30th June 2020. The three-day meeting of the Standing Committee began on 28th June, on the first day itself the controversial Bill has fast-tracked for approval, on the last

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#3 Maharashtra launches Project Platina, Worlds Largest Plasma Therapy Trial

Maharashtra launches Project Platina, Worlds Largest Plasma Therapy Trial

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray launched the world's largest plasma therapy trials for the COVID-19 "Project Platina". The project is aimed at creating robust data for treating the disease for which no specific line of treatment exists. The project will help the country's worst-hit stat

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#4 Centre Sanctions Additional Rs 1,691 crore For Road Construction in J&K, Uttarakhand

Centre Sanctions Additional Rs 1,691 crore For Road Construction in J&K, Uttarakhand

In a major development, the central Government has sanctioned an additional Rs 1,691 crore for the construction of highways by the Border Roads Organization (BRO) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Uttarakhand during 2020-21 in the wake of clashes with China in Ladakh.Of this amount, Rs 1,351.10 crore h

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#5 Uttarakhand Develops India’s First Lichen Park to Conserve Jurassic Era Plant in Munsiyar

Uttarakhand Develops India’s First Lichen Park to Conserve Jurassic Era Plant in Munsiyar

The Forest Department of Uttarakhand has developed India’s First Lichen Park in Munsyari(Munsiyari), Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand as a research centre with over 150 Lichen species – Jurassic Era plant which was inaugurated on 27th June 2020, The development process of the 1.5 acres park beg

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#6 NASA Renames Washington HQ after Mary Jackson, first black Engineer at NASA

 NASA Renames Washington HQ after Mary Jackson, first black Engineer at NASA

The headquarter building of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) located at Washington D.C., has been renamed after Mary Winston Jackson (1921-2005), the first black female engineer at NASA. Administrator Jim Bridestone made the announcement on 24th June.Mary Jackson was born in Hamp

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#7 Shri Mandaviya Inaugurates India’s 1st ever largest Virtual ‘Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020’ organised by FICCI

Shri Mandaviya Inaugurates India’s 1st ever largest Virtual ‘Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020’ organised by FICCI

In a digital e-governance push, the Minister of State for Shipping (Independent charge) and Chemicals & Fertilisers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya has launched webinar of India’s first 5-day long virtual exhibition and conference, ‘Virtual Healthcare and Hygiene Expo 2020’ (VHHE), organised by FICCI (

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#8 Himachal Pradesh panchayati raj department wins 1st prize under e-Panchayat Puraskars 2020 for effective use of e-applications

Himachal Pradesh panchayati raj department wins 1st prize under e-Panchayat Puraskars 2020 for effective use of e-applications

 Himachal Pradesh panchayati raj department wins 1st prize under  e-Panchayat Puraskars 2020 for effective implementation of e-applications, developed by the central government & other applications developed by the state government. The prize will be given by Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj.All 3

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#9 Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launches Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan web portal

Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launches Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan web portal

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Agriculture & Farmers welfare, launched a web portal of the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan (GKRA) through video conferencing from New Delhi.Sadhvi niranjan jyoti, MoS Rural Development and Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha, Secre

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#10 Astronomers of RedDots Team Discovered Super Earths Gliese 887b and Gliese 887c Near Red Dwarf

Astronomers of RedDots Team Discovered Super Earths Gliese 887b and Gliese 887c Near Red Dwarf

 In the research of The RedDots team of Astronomers led by the University of Göttingen (Master – Georg-August-Universität Göttingen), Germany detected two super Earths Gliese 887b and Gliese 887c orbiting around the Gliese 887, the brightest red dwarf star in the sky. The results of the resear

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#11 National Statistics Day is observed on 29 June

National Statistics Day is observed on 29 June

Government of India is celebrated National Statistics day on 29th June on the birth anniversary of Prof. P C Mahalanobis. The National Statistics Day is celebrated to create awareness among youth about the role of statistics in socio-economic planning and policy formulation. Statistics Day to popula

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#12 Approx 2.4 Million Children Below the Age of 5 are facing Hunger and Malnutrition in Yemen

Approx 2.4 Million Children Below the Age of 5 are facing Hunger and Malnutrition in Yemen

Around 2.4 million children below the age of 5 in Yemen were facing hunger and malnutrition due to a shortage of humanitarian aid funding amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Unicef. The global pandemic has further added to a shortage of humanitarian aid in the war-torn nation that is has

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#13 Ministry of Culture celebrates “Sankalp Parva”

Ministry of Culture celebrates “Sankalp Parva”

The Ministry of Culture is celebrating the “Sankalp Parva” from 28th June to 12 July 2020. This initiative has been launched following the call of Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi to plant at least five trees either in Office campus or wherever it is possible in order to ensure clean a

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#14 Indian Navy inducts Advanced Torpedo Decoy System “Maareech”

Indian Navy inducts Advanced Torpedo Decoy System “Maareech”

The Indian Navy has inducted an advanced anti-torpedo decoy system called ‘Maareech’. This system has been designed and developed indigenously by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and it’s capable of detecting, locating and neutralizing incoming torpedo. The prototype of

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#15 Arjun Munda inaugurates Tribes India store on GeM

 Arjun Munda inaugurates Tribes India store on GeM

Union Minister of Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda has inaugurated the TRIBES India store on the Government e-Marketplace (GeM). TRIBES India store will help in facilitating purchases by Government. Along with the products, the minister also launched the TRIFED’s new website (trifed.tribal.gov.in). Thi

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#16 PhonePe tie-up with ICICI Bank on UPI multi-bank model

PhonePe tie-up with ICICI Bank on UPI multi-bank model

PhonePe has partnered with ICICI Bank on UPI multi-bank model. Through this partnership, Phonepe giving its users the option to create and use multiple UPI IDs with ICICI and Yes Bank”s handles on the PhonePe app. The PhonePe customers will now be able to choose between multiple handles for their

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#17 Sachin Bansal’s startup “Navi” launches new instant lending app

Sachin Bansal’s startup “Navi” launches new instant lending app

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal’s financial services startup “Navi” has launched a mobile app ” Navi lending” to provide instant personal loans targeted at consumers in the middle-income segment.The Navi lending app will provide instant loans of up to ₹5 lakh with repayment tenures of

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#18 THE Young University Ranking 2020 with 2 Indian Institutes in top 100

THE Young University Ranking 2020 with 2 Indian Institutes in top 100

The Times Higher Education(THE) released THE Young University Rankings 2020 for the universities which are 50 years old or younger. Two Indian Institutes secured their ranks in the top 100 with IIT Ropar, the best 12year old  institutes of India at 62nd rank and IIT Indore at 64th rank.The Indian I

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#19 SOLV partnered with Standard Chartered Bank to Launch Credit Card for MSMEs

SOLV partnered with Standard Chartered Bank to Launch Credit Card for MSMEs

SOLV, a B2B (business to business) digital platform for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), has launched a tailor-made credit card in partnership with Standard Chartered Bank, India. SOLV MSME Credit Card provides MSME clients with a ready means to meet ongoing business expenses including s

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#20 World Bank Grants $500 Million to Bangladesh For Cross Country Road Projects

 World Bank Grants $500 Million to Bangladesh For Cross Country Road Projects

World Bank (WB), an international financial institution, has sanctioned $ 500 million for “Western Economic Corridor and Regional Enhancement (WeCARE) Phase I project” to improve road connectivity in Bangladesh’s Jashore-Jhenaidah corridor, which consists of four western districts to connect w

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#21 Six District Hospitals of J&K wins Kayakalap Award for their Achievement in Health Sector

 Six  District Hospitals of J&K wins Kayakalap Award for their Achievement in Health Sector

Six districts hospitals(DH) of the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir won the Kayakalap Award for their achievements in the health sector and secured positions in the best hospital category 2019-2020.The award was instituted as a part of  the “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan” on 15th May 2015 to recognis

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#22 West Bengal govt extends COVID-19 lockdown till July 31

West Bengal govt extends COVID-19 lockdown till July 31

West Bengal government has extended the lockdown till July 31.  The decision has been taken in order to control the spread of COVID-19 in the state. The state government has also extended the closure of all the educational institutions till July 31, 2020. These institutions include state-aid, stat

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#23 NITI Aayog launched Behaviour Change Campaign Navigating the New Normal and Website

NITI Aayog launched Behaviour Change Campaign Navigating the New Normal and Website

NITI Aayog, in partnership with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), Centre for Social and Behavioural Change (CSBC), Ashoka University, and the Ministries of Health and Ministry of Women and Child Development launched a behaviour change campaign called ‘Navigating the New Normal’, and its

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#24 Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched eBloodServices Mobile App

Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched eBloodServices Mobile App

Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched the ‘eBloodServices’ mobile App on 25 June 2020 through video conferencing. The app was developed by the Indian Red Cross Society (ICRS). The Union Health Minister is the Chairman of the Indian Red Cross Society.eBloodServices

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#25 Jitendra Singh e-Inaugurates Devika and Puneja Bridges in J&K

Jitendra Singh e-Inaugurates Devika and Puneja Bridges in J&K

The Devika Bridge is located at Udhampur of Jammu & Kashmir. Built at a cost of Rs 75 lakhs, the bridge fulfilled 70-year-old demand of the locals of the nearby region. Headquarters of the Indian Armies Northern Command is situated at Udhampur. Apart from solving traffic issues, the bridge will prov

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#26 Virtual conference of the Russia-India-China trilateral hosted by Moscow, Russia

 Virtual conference of the Russia-India-China trilateral hosted by Moscow, Russia

The Russia-India-China (RIC) Foreign Minister-level virtual conference was held following the cross border clash between Indian and Chinese troops in Galwan Valley in Ladakh on June 15, 2020, where India lost 20 Army personnel. It was the biggest ever confrontation between the two sides after a gap

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#27 Pakistan remains in Financial Action Task Force’s Grey list

Pakistan remains in Financial Action Task Force’s Grey list

Pakistan will remain on the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for failing to suits the worldwide terrorist financing watchdog’s deadline to prosecute and penalise terrorist financing in the country. The decision was taken at the Financial Action Task Force’s third and final ple

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#28 Priyanka Chopra & Anurag Kashyap Named Among 50 Ambassadors for 45th Edition of TIFF 2020

Priyanka Chopra & Anurag Kashyap Named Among 50 Ambassadors for 45th Edition of TIFF 2020

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap named among the 50 ambassadors at 45th edition Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020. This year 45th edition Toronto International Film Festival is to be held virtually. The 45th edition of TIFF will take place from September 1

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#29 China successfully launches last satellite for its BDS

China successfully launches last satellite for its BDS

China has successfully launched the last Satellite of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), which is a rival for the Global Positioning System (GPS) of the US, to become a major space power. The satellite was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch center in Sichuan Province.BDS is one o

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#30 RBI Extends Rs 50,000 Crores Special Liquidity Window for YES Bank by 3 months

RBI Extends Rs 50,000 Crores Special Liquidity Window for YES Bank by 3 months

The Reserve Bank of India(RBI) extended a special liquidity window for Rs 50,000 crores to Yes Bank for three months, to help private lenders cover for shortfall in deposits.The Yes bank was first provided with a special liquidity window for 3 months in March, which ended in June. The bank has reque

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#31 Rajasthan Goverment to launch “Indira Rasoi Yojana”

Rajasthan Goverment to launch “Indira Rasoi Yojana”

Rajasthan state government will soon launch Indira Rasoi Yojana for the poor. This scheme will start to ensure that “no one sleeps hungry” in the state. Under this scheme, pure and nutritious food on concessional rates is going to be provided to the needy twice each day. The State government wil

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#32 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released 2020 Annual TB Report

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released 2020 Annual TB Report

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan released the annual TB Report 2020 through a virtual event on 24 June. Also, a Joint Monitoring Mission (JMM) report, a manual on Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to TB patients under NIKSHAY system, a Training Module, and the quarterly new

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#33 World’s First Yoga University outside India, Vivekananda Yoga University launched in Los Angeles

World’s First Yoga University outside India, Vivekananda Yoga University launched in Los Angeles

The world’s first Yoga University outside India was launched on 23rd June 2020 at United State’s Los Angeles city. The Yoga University has been named after Swami Vivekananda. The university will be known by the name- Vivekananda Yoga University. The University was launched as a part of the comme

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#34 Tripura Govt announces ‘Ektu Khelo Ektu Padho’ scheme

Tripura Govt announces ‘Ektu Khelo Ektu Padho’ scheme

Tripura government has announced a special initiative for activity-based learning named ‘Ektu Khelo, Ektu Padho’. The new scheme was floated aiming at engaging students by disseminating audio and video contents focused on hands-on learning activities and messages of simple projects, fun activiti

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#35 Hollywood Director Joel Schumacher passes away

 Hollywood Director Joel Schumacher passes away

Hollywood Director Joel Schumacher passed away. The costume designer-turned-director was renowned for directing hit movies such as St. Elmo’s Fire, The Lost Boys, Falling Down, including two Batman films.Joel Schumacher’s first movie was Batman Forever which starred Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones,

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#36 Mali awarded 500-MW solar park project to NTPC

Mali awarded 500-MW solar park project to NTPC

The Republic of Mali has awarded the project management consultancy contract for the development of 500 megawatts (MW) solar park to National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC).The announcement was made in an event hosted by the International Solar Alliance. The event was chaired by renewable

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#37 MSDE & IBM partners to launch “Skills Build Reignite” Platform

MSDE & IBM partners to launch “Skills Build Reignite” Platform

Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and IBM partners to unveil free Digital Learning Platform “Skills Build Reignite”. The platform has been launched to reach more job seekers & provide new resources to Business Owners in India. Along with “Skills Build Reignite”, IBM has

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#38 Jitendra Singh inaugurates Devika and Puneja Bridges in J&K

Jitendra Singh inaugurates Devika and Puneja Bridges in J&K

 Union Minister Jitendra Singh has inaugurated two bridges Devika and Puneja at Udhampur and Doda districts respectively in Jammu and Kashmir. The Bridge on River Devika in Udhampur has been completed by Border Roads Organisation within fifteen months time. The Puneja Bridge was also constructed by

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#39 world-renowned tennis player Novak Djokovic tests positive for COVID-19

world-renowned tennis player Novak Djokovic tests positive for COVID-19

Novak Djokovic, the world’s no.1 tennis player, has tested positive for COVID-19. A statement was issued confirming the news. Djokovic recently took part in an exhibition tennis tournament in the Balkans.As per the statement, he has tested positive for a virus COVID-19 although he is not showing a

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#40 Former Karnataka basketball player K Raghunath passes away

Former Karnataka basketball player K Raghunath passes away

Former Karnataka basketball star player, K Raghunath passed away. He was one of the founding members of the still-popular Beagles Basketball Club. Raghunath’s tryst with basketball began in 1958, and before long he was winning accolades for the Malleswaram High School and subsequently National Col

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#41 Former Indian shooter Pournima Zanane passes away

Former Indian shooter Pournima Zanane passes away

Former Indian shooter and coach Pournima Zanane passed away due to cancer. She represented India at multiple ISSF World Cups, Asian Championships, Commonwealth Championships, amongst other tournaments. Pournima Zanane was a national record holder in 10m Air Rifle event.Zanane was diagnosed with canc

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#42 T. Rabi Sankar becomes new Chairman of IFTAS

T. Rabi Sankar becomes new Chairman of IFTAS

Indian Financial Technology & Allied Services (IFTAS) has announced the appointments of T Rabi Sankar as the Chairman of the organization. IFTAS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India.T Rabi Sankar, currently serving as Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India for Payment Systems, In

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#43 Tamil Nadu CM K. Palaniswami inaugurates compressed biogas plant

Tamil Nadu CM K. Palaniswami inaugurates compressed biogas plant

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, K. Palaniswami has inaugurated compressed biogas (CBG) Plant in Namakkal. They inaugurate this plant through video conference in the presence of Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan. The cost of compressed biogas plant (CBG) is Rs 25 crore. The

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#44 Harsimrat Kaur Badal launches Food Processing Edition of Exclusive Investment Forum

Harsimrat Kaur Badal launches Food Processing Edition of Exclusive Investment Forum

The Union Minister of Food Processing Industries (FPI)  Harsimrat Kaur Badal has launched the  Food Processing Edition of the Exclusive Investment Forum (Webinar) hosted by Invest India.The Forum, aims to conduct detailed interaction between leading global companies in the food processing sector a

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#45 Movie producer Steve Bing passes away

 Movie producer Steve Bing passes away

A movie producer & philanthropist, Steve Bing passed away. He produced films such as Get Carter and Every Breath, and also wrote the screenplay for movie Kangaroo Jack.Steve Bing financed the 2004 film ‘The Polar Express‘ to the tune of a reported $100 million, which was nearly half of the produ

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#46 Former MP & Journalist Vishwa Bandhu Gupta passed away

Former MP & Journalist Vishwa Bandhu Gupta passed away

Former MP and a veteran journalist Vishwa Bandhu Gupta, who was nicknamed as Balloon Man around the age of 93 he passed away in Delhi. He was born in Bhingar, Bombay Province, British India.He was associated with the National Congress party and became the Member of Parliament (MP) in April 1984. He

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#47 Amartya Sen wins Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

Amartya Sen wins Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

The German Book Trade has chosen Indian Nobel prize-winning economist and philosopher Amartya Sen for its prestigious 2020 Peace Prize. He has been chosen for the prestigious prize for his pioneering work addressing issues of global justice, social inequality in education and healthcare.The German B

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#48 Karnataka Bank rolls out KBL Micro Mitra for Micro entrepreneurs

Karnataka Bank rolls out KBL Micro Mitra for Micro entrepreneurs

The Karnataka Bank has rolled out a new product titled “KBL Micro Mitra” for the Micro entrepreneurs. Under the newly launched product, the Micro manufacturing and service enterprises will be offered a financial assistance of up to Rs 10 lakhs. This financial assistance would be provided either

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#49 IIT Bombay Researchers Develops Chip ‘Dhruva’ to Navigate Locations

 IIT Bombay Researchers Develops Chip ‘Dhruva’ to Navigate Locations

Navigation is an essential feature in the era of smart devices and IoT ( Internet of things), which we use in various personal and commercial applications. Navigation technology enables the nation to manage its territory, protect its borders and manage disaster response.Keeping these requirements in

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#50 Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020- India’s first-ever Largest Virtual Exhibition

Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020- India’s first-ever Largest Virtual Exhibition

The Minister of State for Shipping (Independent charge) and Chemicals & Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya has introduced India’s largest 1st Virtual Healthcare & Hygiene EXPO 2020. This Expo has been organised by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).This unique exhibition aims

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