Current Affairs - Miscellaneous

Algeria cuts diplomatic ties with Morocco

On 24th August 2021, Algeria has severed diplomatic relations with Morocco due to “hostile actions”, following months of resurgent tensions between the North African rivals.The countries have long accused one ...

Zycov-D gets Emergency Approval: First Vaccine for Above 12

The Drug Controller General has granted emergency approval to the Zycov-D, a COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadilla group.It the first vaccine in India that can be administered ...

World's 2nd-largest refurbished National Gene Bank

Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar recently inaugurated the world's second-largest refurbished National Gene Bank at the National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, Pusa in New Delhi. The Gene ...

KVIC’s Plastic-Mixed Handmade Paper gets Patent Certification

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has secured Patent registration for its innovative Plastic-mixed Handmade Paper developed to reduce plastic menace from nature.The patent certificate was issued to KVIC’s Kumarappa ...

India builds World’s Highest Motorable Road at Umlingla Pass

The Border Roads Organisation has completed the construction of world’s highest motorable road at Umlingla Pass in eastern Ladakh at an altitude of 19,300 feet.BRO has built a 52-kilometer black-top ...

India hosts ICCP - 'Olympics of Cloud Physics'

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, is hosting the 18th International Conference on Cloud and Precipitation (ICCP) in Pune.This is for the first time, the event is being ...

‘Balika Panchayat’: A Concept that will flourish

Inspired by the TV series, Balika Vadhu, the Kunariya village of Kutch district in Gujarat has come out with a unique idea of holding Balika Panchayat. The first-ever elections of ...

Elyments: India’s First Social Media Super App

India’s first social media super application ‘Elyments’has been launched. The app was developed by Sumeru Software Solutions. Itprovides free audio/video calls, and private/ group chats through vibrant feed. The data of the users will ...

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