Current Affairs - July, 2020

India Signs MoU to Develop Strategic Petroleum Reserve in US

The Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Energy Secretary of the US in order to start cooperation on strategic petroleum reserve. India has also started talks to use the US storage facility for crude oil reserve so that the strategic oil stockpile of the country can be increased. Background ..

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Telangana Extends Mid-Day Meal Facility to Junior College and Degree College Students

In order to reduce the drop-out rates in the junior colleges, the Telangana government has announced that the mid-day meal facility will be extended to the students of the government junior colleges and degree colleges across the state. This will provide the opportunity to reduce the rate of drop-out along with providing nutritional support to ..

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Music says a lot about Your Personality: IIIT-H

The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad has developed a machine learning model that can take into account the moves of the listeners in order to predict their personalities and cognitive styles. It is a milestone development in the music cognition research in the country. This proves just like the physical gestures, the gestures to ..

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New Housing Policy Unveiled by Jammu and Kashmir Government

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has announced its new housing, slum development, rehabilitation and township policy for the year 2020. The Administrative Council under the chairmanship of the LG GC Murmu has accorded approval to the policy. Highlights The policy will have seven models of housing, from in-situ slum redevelopment to integrated township so that ..

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Vehicle Registration Falls by More than 40% in June: MoRTH Report

The retail registration figures data available with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways VAHAN portal has indicated that there is a decline of around 43% in the new registration of vehicles for the month of June as compared to the same time last month. The figures for new vehicle registration stood at 9.67 lakhs ..

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