Hyderabad: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Kalyana Lakshmi and Shadi Mubarak Scheme
Published: May 27, 2019
A study was undertaken by the School of Gender Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad to explore the impact of the schemes Kalyana Lakshmi and Shadi Mubarak in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. About the Scheme They are the conditional cash transfer schemes introduced in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with the objective of curbing child ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
CFTRI to send food to Cyclone Fani hit areas
Published: May 4, 2019
Mysore based Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), has prepared nearly one lakh meals for distribution in cyclone Fani hit areas of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. The severe cyclonic storm named Cyclone Fani had recently made a landfall impact on May 3, 2019 in Puri on Odisha coast. About CFTRI It is a ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Topics: Central Food Technological Research Institute • CFTRI • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research • CSIR • Cyclone Fani • Food engineering • Hyderabad • kerela • Ministry of Science and Technology • Mysore • Natural Disaster • Odisha • Uttarakhand
Enzyme to Arrest Bacteria Cell Growth Discovered
Published: April 5, 2019
Scientists from the Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB) have discovered a new enzyme which helps in breaking cell walls of bacteria. This discovery offers the potential for a new drug delivery system to arrest the anti-bacterial resistance through existing antibiotic drugs. Why the discovery is of great significance? A lot of antibiotics are ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Facebook Hubs to Support Start-Ups
Published: March 13, 2019
Social media platform Facebook has launched Facebook Hubs to foster innovation and offer support for budding entrepreneurs. Facebook Hubs Facebook Hubs will provide support for start-up community by hosting mentor hours and conducting trainings, workshops, discussions across 20 locations in Delhi, Gurugram, Noida, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Navi Mumbai and in Goa. Facebook has collaborated ..
GST council reduces Tax rates on Housing
Published: February 26, 2019
The GST council has decided to slash the tax rate on under-construction residential properties and the affordable housing projects category. Decision of GST council The GST council has reduced the GST rate for under construction from the present 12 per cent to 5 per cent. The GST rate for affordable housing category is now 1 ..