Page-36 of Current Affairs - July, 2020

Ultrasound can be used to Detect Defects in Large Structures: IIT Madras Research

According to a study commissioned by the team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, engineering structures including buildings, pipelines and rails can be treated with ultrasound in order to detect any kind of defect in the structure. IIT-M joined hands with the University of Nairobi in order to conduct this study. Highlights ..

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Sony to Give Competition to Disney Star, to Acquire 74% in Viacom 18

In order to give a tough competition to the Star Group, Sony has decided to enter into an agreement with Viacom 18 and in that agreement; Sony Group is likely to own 74% stake. This sets the stage ready for a competition between the two arch-rivals in India. The details of the agreement will be ..

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Ben Stokes Becomes No 1 All-Rounder in ICC Test Rankings

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has become the number one all-rounder in the tests, in the recently published ICC Test Rankings. He has amassed 497 rating points in the rankings and it is the highest by any Test all-rounder since Jacques Kallis scored an astonishing 517 points in 2008. With this, Stokes has ended the 18-year ..

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CBDT and CBIC Sign MoU for Exchange of Data

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Central Board of Direct Taxes and the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs in order to ensure the smooth exchange of data between the two organizations. This was signed in the presence of the chairman of both the organizations along with other senior officials. It ..

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Sero-Prevalence Study Conducted by Health Ministry in Delhi

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has commissioned a study based on sero-surveillance in Delhi. It has been conducted by the National Center for Disease Control in collaboration with the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi in a rigorous multi-stage sampling study design. Highlights The study, conducted between 27th June and 10th July ..

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