Page-60 of Current Affairs - July, 2020

India-EU Sign Civil Nuclear Pact

India and the European Union have signed an agreement pertaining to civil nuclear cooperation between the two countries. The agreement, signed between the European Atomic Energy Committee and Indian authority, will focus on collaborating to explore new ways to utilize nuclear energy. Why Civil Nuclear Agreement? Civil nuclear agreements are mainly for the purpose of ..

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Britain bans Huawei from its 5G network

After a lot of pressure from the United States, Britain has finally taken the call that phased removal will be implemented for the Chinese telecom giant Huawei, from the 5G network of the country. This comes even after repeated warnings from China regarding the dire consequences. Background of the ban on Huawei In January 2020, ..

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Kris Gopalakrishnan Committee on Data Protection submits Draft Report

The Expert Committee on Non-Personal Data Governance Framework set up by the government with the Infosys co-founder, Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan, as the chairman has published its report regarding regulation of data and prevention of monopolistic practices in the country. The report has been submitted to the Ministry of Electronics and IT, Government of India. According ..

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Pragyata Guidelines for Digital Education – Key Points on Online Classes

The Ministry of Human Resources Development has come out with the Pragyata Guidelines for Digital Education. As per the guidelines, schools have been permitted to hold online classes for certain duration only, for different classes. These guidelines have been prepared by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) to act as guidelines for ..

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Second Convalescent Plasma Bank opens up in Delhi

The 2nd convalescent plasma bank has been inaugurated in the national capital by the Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal and the Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia, at the LNJP Hospital. The first such plasma bank was started at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) IN Vasant Kunj, South Delhi. What is Plasma Therapy? It ..

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