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Top Headlines 8th December 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 8th December 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 8th December 2021: EducationBro

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1. DRDO Successful Flight Test of Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM)
  • Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) was successfully flight tested by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha.
  • The launch was conducted from a vertical launcher against an electronic target at a very low altitude. The flight path of the vehicle along with health parameters were monitored using a number of tracking instruments deployed by ITR, Chandipur. All sub-systems performed as per expectation.

2. Former CEC Sunil Arora joins Board of Advisers for International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA)
  • Sunil Arora, former Chief Election Commissioner of India has been invited to join the Board of Advisers for International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA).
  • The Institute is assisted by a 15-member Board of Advisers who are eminent personalities or experts from a wide variety of backgrounds.

3. India, ADB sign $150 million loan agreement to provide affordable housing for urban poor in Tamil Nadu
  • The Government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $150 million loan to provide access to inclusive, resilient, and sustainable housing for the urban poor in the state of Tamil Nadu.
  • The project is aligned with the Government of India’s development priorities and policies on urban sector development, particularly the flagship program PMAY-Housing for All (Urban), and will address housing shortage among poor urban dwellers in Tamil Nadu with provision of housing to eligible families.

4. India, ADB sign $125 million loan agreement to improve water supply and sanitation in Uttarakhand
  • The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $125 million loan to improve access to safe and affordable drinking water supply and citywide inclusive sanitation services in Dehradun and Nainital cities in the state of Uttarakhand.

5. Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief exercise, PANEX-21
  • A Curtain Raiser Event for Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief exercise, PANEX-21, for the member nations of BIMSTEC countries, was held at Kothari Auditorium DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi on 07 Dec 2021. 
  • The exercise, PANEX-21 is planned to be conducted from 20-22 Dec 21 at Pune and will witness participation from subject matter experts and delegates from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

6. Padma Shri awardee Nanda Prusty passes away at 104
  • Padma Shri awardee and centenarian teacher from Odisha, Nanda Prusty, fondly known as Nanda Sir, passed away in Bhubaneswar. He was 104.
  • Nanda Prusty was awarded the Padma Shri by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind last month for his more than seven-decade-long contribution in the field of education and social service.

7. India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds129.54 Cr; Recovery Rate currently at 98.36%
  • With the administration of 73,62,000 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 129.54 Cr (1,29,54,19,975) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.
  • The recovery of 9,525 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,40,89,137.
  • Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.36%, highest since March 2020. 8,439 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

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