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National Metrology Conclave

Prime Minister inaugurated the National Metrology Conclave through video conferencing. He also dedicated National Atomic Timescale and Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya to the nation and lay the foundation stone of the National Environmental Standards Laboratory.

The National Atomic Timescale generates Indian Standard Time with an accuracy of 2.8 nanosecond. Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya is supporting testing and calibration of laboratories for quality assurance, at par with international standards.

Bird flu warning sounded in Rajasthan

A bird flu warning has been sounded in Rajasthan after the confirmation of its virus in dead crows in Jhalawar district. Animal Husbandry Department has set up a state-level control room and sent its teams to the district for effective monitoring.

Bird flu, also called avian influenza, is a viral infection that can infect not only birds, but also humans and other animals. Most forms of the virus are restricted to birds. H5N1 is the most common form of bird flu.

Kharif Marketing Season Procurement Operations

More than 64 lakh paddy farmers have been benefited from current Kharif Marketing Season Procurement Operations with Minimum Support Price, MSP value of over 94 thousand crore rupees. Government continues to procure Kharif crops at its Minimum Support Price from farmers as per its existing MSP schemes.  

Around 499 lakh tonnes of paddy have been procured from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Jharkhand, Assam and West Bengal.

Kochi-Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipeline

Government is going to dedicate the Kochi – Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipeline to the nation. The event marks an important milestone towards the creation of One Nation One Gas Grid.

The 450 kilometre long pipeline has been built by GAIL (India) Limited. It has transportation capacity of 12 Million Metric Standard Cubic Metres per day.  It will carry natural gas from the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Regasification Terminal at Kochi, Kerala to Mangaluru, Karnataka, while passing through Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod districts.

India sends relief materials to cyclone-affected people of Fiji

The first consignment of relief materials from India for the cyclone-affected people reached Fiji. Another consignment is due to arrive by 6th January.

Fiji was hit by a Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Yasa last month which caused extensive damage and destruction of critical infrastructure. The relief material sent by the Government of India, consisting of shelter and hygiene kits, will provide immediate assistance to the cyclone-affected communities.

Bangladesh expresses happiness over UN resolution on Rohingyas

Bangladesh has expressed happiness over the UN resolution on Rohingyas adopted at the 75th General Assembly.

The resolution was passed with 132 countries voting in favour of it and 9 countries including Russia and China opposing it. 26 countries including India and Japan abstained from voting on the resolution.

FIFA World Cups cancelled till 2023

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has cancelled Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups that were scheduled to be played next year due to a coronavirus pandemic.

These World Cups will now be played in 2023, with Indonesia still hosting the Under-20s and Peru the Under-17s.

AFC Asian Cup 2027

All India Football Federation (AIFF) has formally announced its candidature to host the AFC Asian Cup 2027 and deliver a brighter future together for football in India and across Asia.

The bid promises to take Asian football to new heights by working in partnership with the AFC to unlock new commercial opportunities, drive growth and build on an ever-growing love for the sport among the country’s youthful population.

India gives Chinese Company Million Dollar Project for Rail Tunnel

The National Capital Region Transport Corporation has awarded a contract to a Chinese company, Shanghai Tunnel Engineering Company Limited, for the construction of a 5.6-kilometre underground stretch, from New Ashok Nagar to Sahibabad, of the Delhi-Meerut RRTS project.

The 82-km-long Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor is being funded by the Asian Development Bank and procurement is governed by the guidelines of the bank and the government. According to the ADB’s procurement guidelines, vendors from all member countries of the bank are eligible to participate in the bidding process without any discrimination.

First Country to isolate new UK Covid 19 strain: India

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has successfully cultured the new coronavirus strain, which originated in the U.K.

The ICMR claimed that no country has yet reported successful isolation and culture of the U.K. variant of SARS-CoV-2.