Page-47 of Current Affairs - January, 2022

Indu Malhotra Panel

On January 12, 2022, the Supreme Court appointed an inquiry committee headed by former judge Justice Indu Malhotra to probe the Prime Minister Narendra Modi security breach in Punjab on January 5. Highlights While setting up the inquiry committee, the bench headed by CJI and including Justices Surya Kant & Hima Kohli noted that, this matter cannot be left ..

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Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar (SVP) 2021 – 2022

Subhas Sarkar, Minister of State for Education, Subhas Sarkar, launched the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar (SVP) 2021 – 2022, in virtual mode on January 12, 2022. Key Points While launching the awards, the minister highlighted the importance of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools because it plays a significant role in deciding the learning outcomes, health ..

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India-US Bilateral Trade- Recent Trends

As a part of bilateral deal, India has agreed to allow import of pork and pork products from the US. The deal would also facilitate for exporting Indian mangoes and pomegranate to the US. Key Points This decision was taken months after government from both the countries renewed the India-US Trade Policy forum (TPF). With the renewal ..

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What is ‘Purposive testing strategy?

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) issued new guidelines on “Purposive Testing Strategy”, amid rising cases of covid-19 cases. What is Purposive Testing Strategy? ICMR issued guidelines on who needs to get tested for the infection, and who doesn’t. As per the guidelines, asymptomatic individuals, and contacts of Covid patients are not required to be ..

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AI- driven Start-Up for Water Purification

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh launched Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven Start-Up for water purification through innovative technology. Key Points AI driven start-up for water purification has been developed by an IIT Alumni. The start-up was launched with the aim of providing clean drinking water at a lesser price, as opposed the market price. Signing of ..

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KVIC’s Khadi Handmade Paper Slippers

KVIC is Khadi and Village Industries Commission. It operates under Ministry of MSME. It has recently launched hand made use and throw paper slippers and also khadi baby wear slippers. About Khadi baby wear For the first time, the KVIC has introduced baby wear produce. The Khadi baby wear can be used by babies up ..

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