Page-71 of Current Affairs - July, 2021

Invest India wins most innovative Investment Promotion Agency 2021 award

Union Commerce & Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar congratulated Invest India has been awarded world’s most innovative Promotion Agency 2021 by OCO Global. About Invest India Invest India is the national Investment Promotion & Facilitation Agency of India. It was established in 2009 as non-profit venture of Department ..

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ISRO gives nod to implement Satellite TV classrooms

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has given its approval to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education in order to provide technical assistance for satellite TV classrooms across India in a bid to bridge learning gap that arose due to COVID-induced lockdown. Key Points ISRO scientists have appeared before Parliamentary Standing Committee for Education on July ..

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NASA’s NEOWISE Telescope gets two-Year Mission Extension

NASA’s Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) has got extension for two more years. Key Points NEOWISE will continue its hunt for asteroids, comets and objects that could pose hazard to Earth for additional two years. NASA’s prolific near-Earth object (NEO) hunting space telescope will continue operations till June 2023. Background NASA has been ..

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Pregnant women now eligible for Covid vaccination

Ministry of Health has approved the recommendation of National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI) for Pregnant women to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Highlights This decision empowers pregnant women to make informed choice over taking Covid vaccination. Pregnant women can now register on CoWIN or walk-in to nearest Covid vaccination centre to get vaccinated. Background ..

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Govt. launches six Technology Innovation Platforms

Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises has launched six Technology Innovation Platforms on July 2, 2021. These  platforms were launched by Union minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Prakash Javadekar, in virtual mode. These technology platforms will focus on development of technologies for globally competitive manufacturing across India. Who developed these platforms? Platforms ..

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