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IISc develops ICMR-approved mobile RT-PCR lab

Karnataka has launched the first-ever ICMR-approved RT-PCR Lab in the country and it has been developed by the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru. It is known as Mobile Infection Testing and Reporting Lab (MITR), which is capable of testing 9000 samples in a month. Highlights The Medical Education Minister of the state has launched ..

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DPIIT to appoint agency for scrutinising government tenders

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has decided to involve private agencies in order to scrutinize the tenders of the government for compliance with public procurement regulations that are meant for promoting ‘Make in India’ products in the world. The DPIIT has already floated a proposal in order to invite the proposals ..

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Airtel and Amazon Web Services partner to provide cloud solutions to businesses

Bharti Airtel Limited and Amazon Web Services, the cloud-based services arm of Amazon, have announced a strategic partnership to provide a basket of clod solutions to the large, small and medium businesses in the country. Details of the Partnership As per the terms of this partnership, both the companies will bring together their capabilities to ..

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First anniversary of creation of UTs of J&K, Ladakh

The first anniversary of the creation of UTs – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh is being celebrated on August 05. This completes one year from the date of such bifurcation by the Union Government in which J&K and Ladakh have been made as separate territories. Background In 2019, the Union Government decided to end the ..

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Govt in talks to encourage FDI for rental housing scheme

The government is all set to encourage the access of the Foreign Direct Investment in the rental housing project of the Union Government. The facilities available for affordable housing will be extended to the rental housing scheme. Details of the Scheme As per the scheme of the Union Government, the cabinet has approved a scheme ..

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