Point-Wise Current-Affairs & GS (Includes Important PIB Updates) 2021 with Maps & Data- IAS, SSC Etc

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    • Aug 13, 2021
    •  Sound Surveillance Sensors Chain [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      India and its friends in its neighbourhood have to be cautious against the threat posed by Sea Wing underwater drones. Sea Wing underwater drones are Chinese underwater glide vehicles, used for snooping. India, Japan, and the US have already prepared themselves to counter Beijing…

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    • Aug 12, 2021
    •  India-Japan Partnership in Specified Skilled Worker [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      The signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Government of India and Government of Japan has been approved by the Union Cabinet. This is based on a Basic Framework for Partnership w. r. t Proper Operation of the System Pertaining to “Specified Skilled Worker” .

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    •  Indias First Indigenous Air Dropped Container [ Defense ]

      The maiden test trial of ‘SAHAYAK-NG’ was successfully conducted by the DRDO along with the Indian Navy. ‘SAHAYAK-NG’ is India՚s first indigenously designed and developed Air Dropped Container from IL 38SD aircraft (Indian Navy) . Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) …

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    •  New Gene Therapy [ Science & Technology ]

      Recently a new human senescence-promoting gene has been identified by the researchers from the Institute of Zoology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) , Peking University, and Beijing Institute of Genomics of CAS. This identification was done using a genome-wide CRISPR/Cas …

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    •  Annual Strategic Dialogue between India and France [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      India and France hold their annual strategic dialogue in New Delhi recently. Discussions were hold on wide-ranging bilateral and global issues between the two sides. The dialogue between the two countries is held annually with the countries alternating as hosts. In 2020, the Indi…

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    •  Academic Advisory Council for Supervisory College [ Economics ]

      An academic advisory council has been set up by the RBI along with former deputy governor N S Viswanathan as the chairperson. This is to advise the full-time director of the central bank՚s College of Supervisors (CoS) .

      Overview

      College of Supervisors…

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    •  RBI Digital Payments Index [ Economics ]

      A composite Digital Payments Index (DPI) has been constructed by the RBI. This is to capture the extent of digitization of payments across the country. The construction of RBI­DPI has been in line with March 2018 as the base period. For March 2019 and March 2020, the DPI worked o…

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    •  New Single-Window Clearance for Coal [ Economics ]

      A new online single window clearance portal has been announced by the Union government for the coal sector. This will speed up the operationalization of coal mines. The first tranche of coal blocks to be auctioned for commercial use was also announced.

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    • Aug 8, 2021
    •  Arunachal Puts India on Vanadium Map [ Economics ]

      A promising concentration of Vanadium (in the Paleoproterozoic carbonaceous phyllite rocks) has been found in the Tamang and Depo areas of Arunachal Pradesh Papum Pare district by the Geological Survey of India.

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    •  DRDO Landing Gear System for UAV [ Defense ]

      Operating under DRDO, the CVRDE (Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment) developed the Retractable Landing Gear System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle named TAPAS. The Indian Navy would use these landing gear systems.

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