Page-58 of Current Affairs - February, 2021

Andhra Pradesh: 2nd State to undertake Power Sector reforms

Andhra Pradesh has become the second State to implement the power sector reforms that was put forward by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance. Highlights The state has implemented the one of the three reforms that was bought in 2020. Under the reform, the state has started the Direct Benefit transfer (DBT) of electricity ..

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India-Bahrain: JWG meeting in the field of Renewable Energy

The 1st meeting of the Joint Working Group between India and Kingdom of Bahrain in the field of Renewable Energy held virtually on February 4, 2021. Highlights The Bahraini delegation was held by H.E. Dr. Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza who is the President of Sustainable Energy Authority. E. Mr. Dinesh Dayanand Jagdale the Joint ..

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Pakistan launched its new surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Ghaznavi’

Pakistan successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile called Ghaznavi. The missile was test fired on February 3, 2021. Highlights The ballistic missile has a striking capability of up to 290 kilometres. The Ghaznavi missile was launched to mark the culmination of Annual Field Training Exercise of Army Strategic Forces Command. The ballistic missile Ghaznavi ..

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Stardust 1.0- First rocket that runs on Biofuel

Recently, the launch vehicle Stardust 1.0 was launched from a former military base in US called Loring Commerce Centre. Significance of the Launch The launch of the vehicle is significant in the light that this is the 1st commercial space launch that is powered by biofuel. Launching the Stardust 1.0 is also significant for Maine ..

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Current Affairs – February 05, 2021 [Today’s News Headlines]

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for February 5, 2021 INDIA ‘Chauri Chaura’ Centenary celebrations inaugurated Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated ‘Chauri Chaura’ Centenary Celebrations at Chauri Chaura, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh on February 4, 2021.  The day marks 100 years of the ‘Chauri Chaura’ incident, a landmark event in the country’s fight for ..

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