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India partnered with UK for a joint medicine research

joint medicine research
  • India partnered with the UK to undertake five new research projects to tackle anti-microbial resistance of 8 million pounds.UK will contribute 4 million pounds and rest India will contribute.

3rd August observed World Sanskrit Day 2020

World Sanskrit Day
  • Every year on Shraavanapoornima, the Poornima day of the Shraavana month in the Hindu calendar, which is also marked as Raksha Bandhan we celebrate World Sanskrit Day.
  • The Government of India decided to celebrate World Sanskrit Day in 1969.
  • The day promotes the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit and aims to promote its revival and maintenance.

‘Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan, 2020-21

Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan
  • An innovative initiative Vidyarthi Vigyaan Manthan 2020-21 (VVM) launched by Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. This programme is designed with an aim to identify the young bright minds with a scientific aptitude among the student group. A highly ambitious student is provided with a mentor to carry forward their education in the field of science.

Virtual museum of the securities market will come up soon

  • Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has planned to set up a virtual museum of the securities market to showcase the achievements and milestones in the Indian capital market. The museum will display the photos, videos, articles, media clippings, an interactive display like quiz, paintings, drawings, diagrams, graphs, newspaper articles, transcripts of interviews and numerical databases, of their achievements.

ITBP signed MoU with KVIC

ITBP signed MoU with KVIC
  • To supply a high-quality mustard oil of 1200 quintals, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) under “Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan” initiated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

Khadi’s Gift Box of Silk Mask launched by MSME Minister

Gift Box of Silk Mask
  • Khadi’s Gift Box of Silk Mask launched by Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Shri Nitin Gadkari to grab the foreign market and a large Indian population looking for reasonably priced gift items. This is a triple-layered silk mask that is skin-friendly, washable, reusable as well as bio-degradable.

BSNL Bharat Air Fibre services launched in Maharashtra

  • Sanjay Dhotre, Union Minister for Electronics, Communication, and IT, inaugurated ‘Bharat Air Fibre Services’, a radio-based last mile telecom connectivity solution for Akola and Washim districts in Maharashtra. It will enable residents of Akola and Washim districts to avail of wireless internet connections on-demand.

‘Chayavanam’ Kandasamy, a Tamil writer passes away

  • Tamil writer, critic and documentary filmmaker Sa. Kandasamy, who won the Sahitya Akademi award for his novel Visaranai Commission — the death of an innocent bus conductor in police custody, has passed away. He was 81.
  • His documentary film on terracotta art — Kaaval Theivangal — won the first prize at the Angino Film Festival, Nicosia, Cyprus.

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