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NASA’s Psyche Mission- Key Facts

American Space Agency, NASA, is set to send its “Psyche Mission” to visit a giant asteroid called Psyche, which could be the frozen remains of molten core of a bygone world. Key points Psyche asteroid orbits around the Sun in main asteroid belt, in between Mars and Jupiter. According to data gathered through Earth-based radar and optical telescopes, ..

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EU approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine booster

European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved the booster doses of Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for people aged 18 and above on October 4, 2021. Key Facts This approval given as data for the vaccine showed a rise in antibody levels when a booster shot was administered to the people aged 18 to 55, approximately six months after ..

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‘Made in India’ drone used to transport COVID-19 vaccine

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launched an initiative on October 4, 2021 to facilitate COVID-19 vaccine delivery using “made in India drones” in the tough & hard-to-reach terrains of Northeast. Key Facts For the purpose, ICMR has designed a delivery model called “Drone Response and Outreach in North East (i-Drone)”. This delivery model has been ..

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TN launches software to aid police investigations

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, MK Stalin, launched face recognition software on October 4, 2021 for assisting police officials in their investigation. Key Points “Face recognition software” will help the police personnel in comparing the photos of suspects with “data resource” that have been uploaded in Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems ..

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MeitY plans Tech repository for Digital services

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is planning to find a “customer relationship management (CRM) as well as enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions” on the basis of “Free and open-source software (FOSS)”. Key Points These solutions would be planned in such a way that it could deploy on its own platform and use it ..

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