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Top Headlines 8th April 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 8th April 2021 EducationBro
Top Headlines 8th April 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 8th April 2021: EducationBro

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1. India and Japan signs MoU for Academic and Research Cooperation and Exchange
  • The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, is apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL), Dept of Space, Government of India and Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH), Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan for Academic and Research Cooperation and Exchange on November 4, 2020 and November 11, 2020 at respective institutes and exchanged by post.

2. Cabinet approves Production Linked Incentive scheme 'National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV Modules'
  • The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy's proposal for implementation of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme 'National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV (Photo Voltic) Modules' for achieving manufacturing capacity of Giga Watt (GW) scale in high efficiency solar PV modules with an outlay of Rs.4,500 crore.

3. India-Seychelles High Level Event held in Virtual Format
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will take part in a high level virtual event with the President of the Republic of Seychelles Wavel Ramkalawan on April 8, 2021 to inaugurate a range of Indian projects in Seychelles.

4. Kazakhstan Defence Minister Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev visits India for bilateral talks
  • Minister of Defence of Republic of Kazakhstan Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev is on an official visit to India from April 7-10, 2021.
  • The Kazakh Defence Minister is scheduled to arrive in Jodhpur today and is expected to travel to Jaisalmer, New Delhi and Agra for meetings and visit to defence establishments.

5. FM Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman attends Second Virtual G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
  • Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman participated virtually in the Second G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting under the Italian Presidency here today to discuss policy responses to global challenges to restore strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive growth.
  • The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors discussed Updates of the G20 Action Plan in response to COVID-19.

6. PM Modi to release Hindi Version of Odisha Itihaas by Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab on 9th April 2021: Quick Highlights
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will release the Hindi translation of the book ‘Odisha Itihaas’ written by ‘Utkal Keshari’ Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab on 9th April 2021 at 12 noon from Ambedkar International Center, Janpath, New Delhi.
  • The book, available in Odia and English so far, has been translated into Hindi by Shri. Shankarlal Purohit.

7. Govt. allows COVID-19 vaccination drive at public and private workplaces from 11th April across country
  • Government has allowed COVID-19 vaccination at public and private workplaces having about 100 eligible beneficiaries from 11th April across States and Union Territories.

8. PM Narendra Modi gets second dose of COVID-19 vaccine
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took the second dose of COVID-19 at AIIMS in New Delhi. A few days ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of the COVID-19.

9. Chhattisgarh govt to impose complete lockdown in capital Raipur from 9th April due to hike in COVID-19 cases
  • In view of the current COVID-19 status, the Chhattisgarh government imposed complete lockdown in capital Raipur from April 09. The lockdown will continue till 19th April.

10. Maharashtra govt decided to All state board students of class 9th, 11th promoted without any exam
  • In view of the current COVID-19 status, the Maharashtra government has promoted all the state board students of class 9th and 11th without any examination.
  • Maharashtra government state's Education minister Varsha Gaikwad announced this decision today. 1 to 8 class students are already promoted to the next class.

11. Union Agriculture Minister launches 'मधुक्रान्तिपोर्टल' & 'Honey Corners'
  • Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launched “मधुक्रान्तिपोर्टल” and Honey Corners of NAFED today in New Delhi. 
  • “मधुक्रान्तिपोर्टल” is an initiative of National Bee Board (NBB), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare under National Beekeeping & Honey Mission (NBHM). 

12. Cabinet approves Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for White Goods (Air Conditioners and LED Lights)
  • Taking another important step towards the vision of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for White Goods (Air Conditioners and LED Lights) with a budgetary outlay of Rs. 6,238 crore.
  • The prime objective of the PLI scheme is to make manufacturing in India globally competitive by removing sectoral disabilities, creating economies of scale and ensuring efficiencies.

13. Ministry of AYUSH and Department of Animal Husbandry signs MoU for research on new formulations in quality drugs for veterinary science
  • An Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Ministry of AYUSH and Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying for research on new formulations in quality drugs for veterinary science through medicinal herbs.

14. President Kovind promulgates Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021
  • The President Shri Ram Nath Kovind promulgated the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 on 4th April 2021. The Cabinet had approved on 31st March 2021 the proposal to make amendments in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Code), through the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021.

15. Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launches Tribal Health Collaborative ‘Anamaya’
  • Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare along with Shri Arjun Munda, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs launched ‘Anamaya’, the Tribal Health Collaborative through video conference.
  • A multi-stakeholder initiative supported by Piramal Foundation and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF),‘Anameya’ will converge efforts of various Government agencies and organisations to enhance the health and nutrition status of the tribal communities of India.

16. Indian Railways achieves highest ever scrap sale in Financial Year 2020-21
  • Indian Railways has achieved highest ever scrap sale in Financial Year 2020-21. Through this sale, Indian Railways earned total Rs 4573 Cr. during 2020-21 compare to Rs 4333 Cr. during 2019-20 which is 5.5% higher. This is the previous best was Rs 4409 Cr. in 2009-10.
  • Indian Railways makes all out efforts to optimally utilise resources by mobilising scrap materials and sale through e-auction.

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