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Maitree Super Thermal Power Project : 7 GK & Current Affairs Facts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recently unveiled Unit-1 of Maitree Super Thermal Power Project. Key Points It is located at Rampal in Bagerhat district of Khulna division of Bangladesh. The 1320 (2×660) MW coal-fired power plant is being set up at a cost of approximately $2 billion. The project is ..

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Indian Railway’s First Solar Power Plant

A 1.7-megawatt solar photovoltaic plant has been commissioned by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) at Bina, Madhya Pradesh for the Indian Railways. Overview: Power to the traction systems of Indian Railways will be fed directly through this plant. This plant was commissioned after the Indian Railways decided to become self-reliant for their electricity need and ..

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Indian Railways to become Net Zero Carbon Emission Mass Transportation Network by 2030

Indian Railways is to utilize solar energy and become a complete “Green Mode of Transportation” by 2030. Highlights The present demand of the Indian Railways is to be fulfilled by the solar projects being deployed. In order to achieve this, the Indian Railways have already floated tenders for 2 GW of solar projects on unutilized ..

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Russia constructs its first Stealth Bomber

Under its Perspective Aviation Complex for Long Range Aviation (PAKDA) programme, Russia has constructed its first Stealth Bomber. Highlights Russia is currently modernizing its military at a very fast pace. The Stealth Bomber is one such advancement. The bomber is the second-generation combat aircraft after Sukhoi Su-57 supersonic fighter jet PAKDA The Stealth Bomber has ..

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India’s first remote Health Monitoring System set up in Rishikesh

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rishikesh along with BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited) has set up India’s first remote health monitoring system. The system is to be widely used in the state of Uttarakhand to monitor COVID-19 patients Highlights The remote health monitoring system allows the doctors at AIIMS to monitor ..

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BEL signs MoUs at DefExpo 2020

India’s leading defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with RailTel Corporation of India for mutual co-operation in the fields of Cloud Services, IoT, e-Governance and Networks for Defence projects. BEL also signed an agreement with a Bengaluru-based start-up, Newspace & Research Technologies Limited (NRT), for co-operation in ..

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