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US successfully tests Hypersonic Missile Technology

The United States has successfully tested the hypersonic missile technology on October 20, 2021. Highlights Hypersonic Missile Technology is a new weapons system which is already being deployed by Russia and China. The test was conducted at a NASA facility in Wallops, Virginia. It is a significant step in development of a Navy-designed common hypersonic ..

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US List of ‘Countries of concern’ on climate

The United States categorised India as a ‘country of concern’ on climate in the assessment of the American Intelligence Community in its report called “National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on climate”. Highlights India was put in this category along with 10 other countries namely, Afghanistan, Haiti, Colombia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Iraq, North Korea, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. ..

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Nuri: South Korea’s First Homegrown Space Rocket

South Korea has launched its first ever space rocket on October 21, 2021. This is the first rocket completely developed and built in South Korea. However, it failed to successfully deploy a test satellite into orbit. Highlights The rocket is called as “Nuri”. It is a 47-meter rocket that was lifted off, with bright yellow ..

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NITI Aayog AIM’s digi-book- Innovations for You

NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) launched a new digi-book-called “Innovations for You” in a bid to showcase the success stories of start-ups set up under the Atal Innovation Mission in different domains. First Edition of the Book First edition of the book is focused on innovations in Health Care. It showcases 45 start-ups which have ..

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MoRD: 152 SAKSHAM Centres launched under DAY-NRLM

Ministry of Rural Development launched 152 SAKSHAM centres under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). These centres were launched as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Key Points About 152 Centre for Financial Literacy & Service Delivery (or SAKSHAM Centres) were launched across 77 districts in 13 states, during October 4 to ..

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