Pune Current Affairs, GK & News

Exercise Suraksha Kavach 2

On 22nd March 2022, a joint exercise between the Indian Army’s Agnibaaz Division and the Maharashtra Police named Exercise Suraksha Kavach 2 was organized at Lullanagar, Pune. Participants India Army’s Counter Terrorism Task Force (CTTF), Maharashtra Police’s Anti-Terrorism Squad along with Dog Squads, Quick Reaction Teams (QRTs), and Bomb Disposal Teams of the army, as ..

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Pune River Clean-up Project

A green signal has been given by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for tendering a Rs 1000 crore project to clean up Pune’s rivers, Mula, Mutha, and Mula-Mutha. Overview: The sewage of the city is thrown into the Mula and Mutha rivers, thus making them extremely polluted. This project aims to improve the water ..

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Airports to get facial recognition from 2022

The air passengers can use a face scan as their boarding pass from 2022. The first airports to roll out the facility are Kolkata, Pune, Varanasi and Vijayawada. What is the plan? The NEC Corporation Private Limited has been chosen by the Airport Authority of India to implement the project. The details of face recognition ..

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‘Ashray’ System for Medical Bed isolation Launched in Pune for COVID 19

In order to combat the rising cases of COVID 19 in India, a deemed to be University in Pune has developed a medical bed isolation system named as ‘Ashray’ in order to prevent the spread of the deadly virus in the country. The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology has developed this system as a low-cost, ..

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First Case of Vertical Transmission of COVID 19 Detected in Pune

In a first of its kind case, the Sassoon General Hospital in Pune, Maharashtra, has claimed to have reported a vertical transmission case of COVID 19 infection from a mother to her child through the placenta. Vertical transmission takes place when the baby is in the uterus. If a mother gets infected, the transmission of ..

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