Establishment of Community Service Center to make data accessible from India’s first solar space mission


1. Establishment of Community Service Center to make data accessible from India’s first solar space mission

A community service center has been set up to collect data from India’s first solar space mission on a web interface so that users can view these data instantly and analyze it from a scientific dimension. Aditya L1 Support SaleThe service center, named as (AL1SC), is a joint effort of the Indian Space Research Organization ISRO and the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Science (ARIES), an autonomous organization under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The center will be used by guest observers to analyze scientific data and prepare science supervision proposals. The AL1SC has been set up at the Haldwani complex in Uttarakhand of ARIES, which will work jointly with ISRO to make maximum analysis (usage) of all scientific details and data from Aditya L1, India’s first solar space mission.

  1. DRDO develops single crystal blades for helicopter engine applications

And Classroom research and development organization – DRDO has single crystal blade technology is developed and supplied 60 blades were Hindustan Aeronautics Limited – HALAs part of the indigenous helicopter development program for helicopter engine applications. It is part of a program initiated by DRDO’s premium laboratory Defense Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), in which five sets of single crystal high-pressure turbine (HPT) blades using a nickel-based noble composite metal (up to 300 in number) ) Are being developed. The supply of the remaining four sets will be completed in due time. Helicopters used in strategic and defense applications require compact and powerful aero-engines for their reliable operation in extreme conditions. To achieve this objective, state-of-the-art single crystal blades with intricate shapes and geometries, made of excellent nickel-based composite alloys capable of withstanding high temperatures of operation, Is used. Very few countries of the world such as USA, UK, France and Russia have the capability to design and manufacture such single crystal (SX) parts.

  1. Dental Project completes 60 years in Bhutan

The Dantak Project in Bhutan is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee . Indian Ambassador to Bhutan, Smt. Ruchira KambojOn 24 April 2021 laid a wreath at the Dantak memorial of Simtokha. It was a tribute to the sacrifice made by Dantak’s personnel in strengthening the bonds of friendship between India and Bhutan. Remember that more than 1,200 dental workers have sacrificed their lives while building important infrastructure in Bhutan. Project Dantak was established on 24 April 1961 as a result of the visionary leadership of His Majesty the Third King of Bhutan and the then Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Recognizing the immense importance of connectivity in influencing the socio-economic development and growth of Bhutan, Dantak was tasked to construct the leading motorable roads in the state. Dantak completed the road connecting Samdrup Jongkhar to Trasigung in 1968. That same year, Thimphu was linked to dental treatment by Phuntsholing. Many Bhutanese also started working voluntarily.

  1. Goldman Sachs lowered India’s GDP growth forecast to 10.5% for FY22

Goldman Sachs , a Wall Street brokerage , changed India’s GDP growth forecast for FY 2021-22 (FY22) to 10.5 per cent , from its earlier estimate of 10.9 per cent . The forecast cuts are due to the increasing number of pandemic cases and the lockdown imposed by major states that affect economic activity.

  1. RBI limits tenure of MD & CEO of private banks to 15 years

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said managing director and chief executive of commercial banks, the term of the Committee for 15 yearsIs done. Also, this limit will also be applicable to full-time directors. This means that now no one can hold the post for more than 15 years. The revised instructions will also be applicable to all private sector banks and small wholly owned subsidiaries of foreign banks, including small finance banks (SFBs). However, this will not apply to foreign banks functioning as branches in India. As per the new rules MD & CEO or WTD promoters who are also major shareholders, cannot hold these positions beyond 12 years. The maximum age limit for MD & CEO and WTDs in private banks is retained at 70 years. The instructions have come into force since the circular was issued on April 26, 2021 in relation to this, however, banks are allowed to follow these instructions until October 01, 2021, in order to have a smooth process for the revised requirements.

  1. Government extends the deadline for the ‘Dispute to Confidence’ scheme 30 June 2021

The Central Government announced to extend the deadline for payment under Direct Tax Dispute Settlement Scheme ‘ Dispute to Confidence ‘ by two months till June 30, 2021 to provide relief to taxpayers facing hardship due to Covid-19 epidemic is. This is the fourth time since the inception of the scheme when the deadline is being extended by the Finance Ministry. The deadline was first extended from March 31, 2020 to June 30, 2020, followed by December 31, 2020 and then to March 31, 2021.

  1. Duty exemption for ships transporting oxygen

The central government waived all fees for carrying oxygen and related equipment to all the major ports across the country in view of the increase in cases of corona virus infection.Is directed to do. According to the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, ships carrying consignments of medical grade oxygen, oxygen tanks, oxygen bottles, portable oxygen generators and oxygen concentrators will be given top priority at all major ports and are not charged any kind. Will go. Apart from this, the government has recently announced exemption on import of corona vaccine as well as customs duty for medical-grade oxygen and related equipment. It is important to note that oxygen deficiency has emerged as a major problem in the growing cases of corona virus epidemic, in view of this situation various institutions are being tried at their own level, for example by the Indian Railways recently. Has introduced ‘Oxygen Express’.

  1. Odisha registers first case of Harlequin Ichthyosis in newborns

Recently, Odisha registered a case of Harlequin Ichthyosis in its state’s first newborn children . It is a rare genetic disorder of the skin. India’s first ‘ Harlequin Ichthyosis ‘ case was registered in 2016 in a private hospital in Nagpur, Maharashtra . Harlequin ichthyosis is a rare genetic skin disorder that occurs in newborns. It is a type of ichthyosis. It refers to a group of disorders that cause persistent dry and scaly skin throughout the body. This disorder derives from the parents from the autosomal recessive pattern of the newborn.

  1. Ladakh Ignited Minds – a center of excellence and care

As part of the Indian Army ‘s continuing initiative to secure a better future for the youth of Ladakh , the Leh-based Corps of Indian Army has established corporate partner Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and the executive agency National Integration and Educational Development Organization (NIEDO) Signed a memorandum of understanding with. Project Ladakh Ignite Minds: A Center of Excellence and Care is envisaged to secure a better future for the youth of the Union Territory of Ladakh. Which is a 12-month duration guidance for entrance examinations and a full-time residential program for the same.

  1. Rafael Nadal wins 12th Barcelona Open title

Rafael Nadal defeated Stephanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-7, 7-5 to win his career’s 12th Barcelona Open title. This is Nadal’s 87th career title and his 61st title at Clay. This is the second tournament where Nadal has captured 12 or more titles. Be at number 2 in the 13-time Roland Garros champion FedEx ATP rankings.

  1. Former Maruti Suzuki MD Jagdish Khattar passes away

Jagadish Khattar , former managing director of Maruti Suzuki , passed away. He worked at Maruti Suzuki India Limited from 1993 to 2007 . He is credited with establishing Maruti as India’s largest car company. Khattar joined Maruti as a director in July 1993, and was eventually promoted as managing director, first as a government nominee in 1999 and then as a candidate for Suzuki Motor Corporation in May 2002. After his retirement from Maruti in October 2007, Khattar started a venture called Carnation Auto.

  1. Amitav Ghosh’s new book Living Mountain

The Living Mountain is a new story by Jnanpith winner and internationally renowned author Amitav Ghosh , which was written during the epidemic. It is a fictional story based on the present day: this story leads to an environmental collapse of how humans have exploited nature. Harper Collins Publishers India will publish Living Mountain as a special standalone edition in January 2022 under its iconic Fourth Estate imprint. The book will also be published simultaneously in Hindi, eBook and as an audiobook.

  1. Manchester City won the League Cup football tournament

Manchester City ‘s Wembley in Tottenham Hotspur are the win for the Cup for the fourth time record-League Cup with a disappointing performance. City’s victory equaled Liverpool’s achievement after winning the competition for four consecutive years in the early 1980s.

  1. UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham to Lead Global Immunization Campaign

UNICEF ‘s Goodwill Ambassador, David Beckham, has launched a global initiative to instill confidence in the vaccine and encourage parents around the world to vaccinate their children against deadly diseases. In a powerful video released before World Immunization Week , Beckham describes the loss of everyday activities due to COVID-19, such as hugging with family, spending time with friends and with people we love , And encourage parents to get vaccinated so they can be safe.

  1. International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day: April 26

Every year on April 26 at the international level in 1986 of the Chernobyl Disaster International Chernobyl to raise awareness about the consequences and nuclear threats Disaster Remembrance Day means International Chernobyl disaster Memorial Day is celebrated. The day was declared by the United Nations (UN) on 26 April 2016, the 30th anniversary of the 1986 nuclear disaster. On this day in 1986, a reactor exploded at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine with disastrous results.

  1. International Representative Day: 25 April

International Delegate’s Day globally on 25 April every yearThat is, International Representative Day is celebrated. This day is celebrated every year to raise awareness about the role of representatives of member nations in the United Nations. International Delegation Day marks the anniversary of the first day of the San Francisco Conference, also known as the United Nations Conference on International Organization. On April 25, 1945, representatives from 50 countries gathered in San Francisco. This conference was held after the devastation of World War II. The purpose of which was to establish an organization by the delegates, which would restore peace in the world and set rules on the post-war world order. On 2 April 2019, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared 25 April to be observed worldwide as International Representative Day.

  1. Indian nuclear scientist Krishnamurthy Santhanam passed away

The death of Indian nuclear scientist Krishnamurthy Santhanam who played an important role in the Pokhran nuclear tests of 1998 . He was associated with the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) , the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and the Institute for Defense Studies and Analysis (IDSA) for a very long time. Santanam was the field director of the Defense Research and Development Organization during the trials of Pokhran-II. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award by the Government of India in 1999.

  1. Supreme Court Judge MM Shantanagoudar dies

Death of Supreme Court Judge Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar . Justice Shantanagoudar was promoted as a judge of the Supreme Court on 17 February 2017. His term was till 5 May 2023. Shantanagoudar was born on 5 May 1958 in Karnataka and started practice as a lawyer on 5 September 1980. He was appointed as Additional Judge of the Karnataka High Court on 12 May 2003 and in September 2004 he became a permanent Judge in the court. Later, Justice Shantanagoudar was transferred to the Kerala High Court, where he took charge as Acting Chief Justice on 1 August 2016. He became the Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court on September 22, 2016 before being elevated as a judge of the Supreme Court.