Sunday, May 22, 2022
According to government data released. India’s trade imbalance increased by 87.5 percent to $192.41 billion in 2021-22. Up from $102.63 billion the previous year. While total exports hit a new high of $417.81 billion last fiscal year. Imports also hit a new high of $610.22 billion, resulting in a $192.41 billion trade deficit. Key Points on government data :
It’s brown, it’s slimy, and it can move through your body. “But, that can only be possible in movies,” – Is this what you’re thinking? Well, now it's a reality because scientists at the Chinese University of Hong Kong recently created a magnetic slime robot. They can retrieve inadvertently ingested objects from your body, besides doing other...
Residents in the major Chinese financial center of Shanghai. With 26 million under lockdown. Scrambled to secure food on Wednesday, with supermarkets shut and deliveries restricted amid another citywide COVID-19 testing program. The government of the city is in the grips of its biggest-ever COVID-19 outbreak. It would not consider lifting restrictions.
SEBI has constituted a committee that will review and makes recommendations for the strengthening of governance norms. At market infrastructure institutions (MIIs) and stock exchanges. Overview: The committee was constituted after the alleged corporate lapses of governance at NSE-released. SEBI had revealed the...
In 2021-22 fiscal, the merchandise export of India grew to touch a record high of USD 418 billion. The reason is higher exports of products including engineering goods, petroleum products, jewellery, etc.  Recorded positive growth of export includes cotton yarn, petroleum, handloom, fabrics, jewellery, gems, electronic engineering products, engineering goods,...
Ukrainian Parents: As Russia's invasion of Ukraine enters the 41st day. Another heart-wrenching development is reported from the war-torn country. Ukrainian journalist Anastasiia Lapatina shared news of mothers writing their personal details on the bodies of their children in case the parents get killed and the child survives. Taking to Twitter, the Kyiv...
Central Railway has launched the “Zero Scrap Mission” to ensure each Division, Workshop, and Shed is free from scrap sale materials. These scrap materials include scrap rails, permanent-way materials, condemned coaches, wagons and locomotives, etc Central Railway has registered earnings of Rs.530.34 crore for the financial year 2021-22. It is Rs.138.91 crore more than...
Surat in Gujarat has become the first city in the country to get a steel slag road. (industrial waste), A brainchild of the Central Research Institute (CRRI), NITI Aayog, and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). The 1.2 km long Steel slag road was built at Hazira port road in Surat. It was made by...
‘Global Collaboration Advanced Vaccinology Training’ meeting: Indian experts who are managing the program for national covid-19 immunization are collaborating with specialists from other countries to devise a comprehensive vaccinology-related training program. The Global Collaboration advanced Vaccinology Training meeting was held in Geneva. Overview:
First came the Karnataka high court’s ban on hijab in educational institutions. When Muslim shopkeepers downed shutters in protest, it angered locals who then barred traders from the community from temple fairs. Now, the right-wing in the state is going after halal meat. Around 10 to 15 Bajrang Dal activists reportedly assaulted a chicken shop owner demanding non-halal...