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NATIONAL AFFAIRS


Vice-Admiral Atul Kumar Jain of ENC inaugurates a Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle Complex in Vizag

Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, flag officer commander in chief of the Eastern Naval Command(ENC) inaugurated a Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) complex in Vishakapattanam. 


Centre approved funds for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand & West Bengal

Govt approves Rs 1280 cr for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Madhya Pradesh

Government of India approved Rs 572 Crore for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Jharkhand


HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal releases 5th edition of NIRF Rankings 2020; IIT Madras tops the list of ‘overall category’

The Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has virtually released 5th edition of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Ranking 2020, which accounted 5805 institutes for the ranking based on 10 categories namely- Overall, Universities, Engineering, Colleges, Management, Pharmacy, Medical, Dental Architecture, and Law.


Gir Sanctuary Gujarat’s Asiatic Lion population  risen to 29% in 5 years; “Poonam Avlokan” survey

The population of the Asiatic lion at the Gir sanctuary in Gujarat was surveyed with the help of Poonam Avlokan exercise, which showed an increase in the Lion population to 29% in 2020 from 27% in 2015 Also, the distribution area of the lions was also increased to 36% from 22,000sq Km in 2015 to 30,000 sq Km in 2020.


‘Turant customs’ a flagship programme launched in Bangaluru and Chennai by CBIC

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) launched a flagship programme, “Turant customs” at Bengaluru and Chennai to have a technology-supported faster clearance of imported goods for the ease of doing business.

It will eliminate routine interface with the Customs officers and provide uniform assessment across the country that would benefit the importers also allowing a paperless transaction.

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

QS ‘World University Ranking 2021’ 17th edition ; 3 Indian Institutes among top 200


i.QS ( Quacquarelli Symonds ) is a global education analyst that released the 17th edition of the QS World University Rankings 2021.
ii.This year only 3 Institutions from India were among the top two-hundred ranks.
Indian Institutes Ranking in Top 200
  • IIT Bombay grabbed the top spot at rank 172
  • IISc Bengaluru was at the 185th spot
  • IIT Delhi was ranked 193 in the globe.

Top institute 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) - USA

Mercer’s 26th Annual ‘Cost of Living Survey 2020 ‘: Mumbai ranks 60th globally, 19th in Asia

Mercer released its 26th Annual Cost of Living Survey 2020. From India, Mumbai city has been ranked 60th most expensive city globally and also 19th in Asia. Mumbai is the only Indian city ranked in the top 100. Hongkong tops the list globally.


ECONOMY & BUSINESS

India’s predicted -7.3% for FY21 in case of second Covid-19 outbreak: OECD’s June 2020 EO


IFFCO signs MoU with ICAR for collaborative research, testing and validation of different products 

Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Ltd(IFFCO) signs MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research(ICAR) for joint research, testing and validation of different products through ICAR institutes and Krishi Vigyan Kendras(KVKs)


AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

Indian Musician Shobha Sekhar receives “the Medal of the Order of Australia”


SPORTS

Ukrainian boxing champion and Olympic medalist Oleksandr Gvozdyk retires



OBITUARY

Manchester United’s former defender Tony Dunne passed away at 78



STATE NEWS

Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launches ‘Jagananna Chedodu’ scheme 

i.Andhra Pradesh(AP) Chief Minister(CM) Yeduguri Sandinti(YS) Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the ‘Jagananna Chedodu’ scheme to provide financial assistance to tailors, barbers and dhobis(washermen).
ii.Under the scheme, Rs 10,000 per person was provided to 2.47 lakh washermen(82,347), barbers(38,767) and tailors(1,25,926).


Maharashtra cabinet approves to rename its Environment Ministry as Environment and Climate Change Ministry



SAUNI schemes 3rd phase to fill Saurashtra Dams by 2021

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced the phase 2 and phase 3 of the Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI ) scheme (inaugurated in 2016 by Prime Minister Modi in Gujarat) to fill 115 dams with Narmada water by August 15,2020 and March ,2021 respectively.


Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur launched ‘Panchvati Yojana’ for the senior citizens of rural areas

Himachal Pradesh(HP) Chief Minister(CM) Jai Ram Thakur launched ‘Panchvati Yojana’ for the senior citizens of rural areas of the state.
ii.Under the yojana parks & gardens will be established in every development block with mandatory facilities under Mahatma Gandhi Employment Guarantee Act(MNREGA) 2005, Scheme of Rural Development Department.