Page-13 of Current Affairs - July, 2019

New India-UK bilateral scheme launched on Pilot basis

UKEIRI Mobility Programme: Study in India, a new India-UK bilateral scheme has been launched on pilot basis to support Britain’s universities to collaborate with Indian partners to facilitate United Kingdom (UK) students to visit India during their studies. UKERI stands for ‘UK-India Education Research Initiative’. About UKEIRI Mobility Programme It is an initiative of Universities ..

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Vande Bharat Express completes trial run from New Delhi to Katra

The Northern Railway zone of Indian Railway successfully conducted trial run of Vande Bharat Express, known to be India’s fastest train. The trial run was conducted from New Delhi to Katra small town in Jammu and Kashmir. About Vande Bharat Express It is also known as Train 18. It can run at a speed of ..

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Book on Fire and Fury Corps of Army released

Coffee table book titled ‘Fire and Fury Corps– Saga of Valour, Fortitude and Sacrifice,‘ a repository of exemplary valour of Fire and Fury Corps and their utmost dedication to nation was released. The book was released in Leh, in J&K by Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh on the occasion of nation celebrating 20th ..

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Bangladesh develops plastic alternative from jute

Scientists in Bangladesh have developed a method to convert Jute fibre into low-cost Bio-Degradable cellulose sheets dubbed as Sonali. It has been developed by the team of scientist working for state-run Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC). The commercial production of these bags is likely to start by end of 2019. About Sonali The word ‘Sonali’ ..

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What is PENCIL Portal?

Union Minister for Labour & Employment informed Lok Sabha that 361 Complaints of Child Labour have been resolved via PENCIL (Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour) Portal (pencil.gov.in). About PENCIL Portal It is a separate online portal Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) launched on 26 September 2017 to ensure ..

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