Page-10 of Current Affairs - July, 2019

Cabinet approves sale of FACT land to Government of Kerala

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved sale of 481.79 acres of land held by Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT) to Government of Kerala. Cabinet also approved and utilization of the sale proceeds by FACT. Key Highlights Sale Distribution: 150 acres of land at the rate of Rs. 1 crore per ..

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IBBI tightens norms governing resolution professionals (RPs)

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has tightened norms that governs resolution professionals (RPs), wherein they would be barred from having employment when they are in possession of authorisation to take up work under insolvency law. Also, restrictions will also be in place for relatives of RPs in accepting employment after completion of resolution ..

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26 million year old Species of Vine Snake found in Western Ghats

Team of researchers, from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru while attempting to study and classify snakes in Western Ghats discovered Proahaetulla antiqua, a new vine snake species. This is an ancient species which is endemic to southern Western Ghats is thought to have evolved around 26 million years ago during the mid-Oligocene. Key Highlights ..

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CARE4U app:  for elderly people developed by IIT Kharagpur team

To help geriatric care, students of IIT Kharagpur have developed an application called CARE4U that connect the caregiver to the elderly person. It will inform the caregiver when elderly person falls down with exact location. About CARE4U It is an android-based app that will connect caregiver to elderly person. By using the network-based fall detection ..

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Priti Patel: Britain’s first Indian-origin Home Secretary

Newly elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Indian origin Priti Patel as the Home Secretary of Britain. With this she has become Britain’s first Home Secretary of Indian origin. She has her roots in Tarapur in Gujarat. Former Home Secretary Sajid Javid would take over from Philip Hammond as Finance Secretary (or Chancellor). ..

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