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PEDA inks pact with CESL for EV charging stations

Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) for installing public charging station for electric vehicles in Punjab. Key points CESL is a subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL). MoU was signed by chief executive officer of PEDA, Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa. Significance of ..

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World Bank Group to stop publishing ‘Doing Business’ report

The World Bank Group has decided to stop publishing its “Doing Business report on country investment climates” because of allegations of irregularities. Highlights This decision was taken in the backdrop of probe of data irregularities allegedly because the pressure by top bank officials, for boosting China’s ranking in 2017, came to light. World bank also ..

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Sero Survey: 90% of people in Mumbai have COVID-19 antibodies

A new sero survey was conducted in between August 12 to September 9, 2021 in the anticipation of a third wave of covid-19 infection. This is the firth sero survey by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. Highlights This study was conducted on the 8,674 samples. These samples were collected thorough systematic random sampling from all the ..

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Hungary: Statue of Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled

Hungary has unveiled the statue of Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto on September 16, 202. Highlights The imposing bronze statue was unveiled in Hungary’s capital, Budapest. This is the first such statue across the world to pay homage to the creator of Bitcoin digital currency. It has been constructed in a business park near the Danube ..

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September 17: World Patient Safety Day

The World Patient Safety Day was marked worldwide on September 17, 2021 in order to raise global awareness regarding the patient safety. Key Points The day also seeks to encourage individuals in order to demonstrate their commitment of making healthcare safer. This day is observed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and its international partners. ..

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