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Telangana to test Mobile-based e-voting system

The Telangana State Election Commission has planned to conduct a dry run of a “Mobile-Based e-voting system”. Highlights The development of this system is guided by the necessity of holding polls in India amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This system, if successful, will facilitate to vote using smartphones from home. The dry run will be held ..

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PM Modi to launch ‘Indian Space Association’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is set to digitally launch the ‘Indian Space Association’ (ISpA) on October 11, 2021. Highlights Indian Space Association (ISpA) is the premier industry association of space and satellite companies. ISpA is represented by leading home grown and global corporations having advanced capabilities in space & satellite technologies. Founding members of ISpA ..

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ICMR releases MUDRA Toolbox in 5 Indian languages

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) released “Multilingual Dementia Research and Assessment (MUDRA) toolbox” in five Indian Languages on October 5, 2021. Key Facts Toolbox was launched in order to expand the care and outreach to people suffering from dementia. Toolbox has been launched in languages including Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam. About MUDRA ..

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UAE announces Probe targeting asteroid between Mars & Jupiter

United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced its plan to send a probe on an asteroid between Mars and Jupiter for collecting data regarding origins of the universe. Key Facts If this mission is successful, UAE will join the elite club of the European Union, Japan and the United States. These countries have already completed its mission ..

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WHO approves world’s first Malaria vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) on October 6, 2021 endorsed the Malaria Vaccine called “RTS,S/AS01”. Highlights RTS,S/AS01 is the world’s first vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease which kills around 400,000 people in a year. Most of the deaths are report among African children. This decision was taken following a review of a pilot programme deployed ..

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