• Union Education Minister launched the ‘KAPILA’ (Kalam Program for Intellectual Property Literacy and Awareness) marketing campaign on the 89th beginning anniversary of former President and Scientist Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Under this marketing campaign, college students pursuing training in increased instructional establishments will get details about the proper system of software course of for patenting their invention and they are going to be conscious of their rights.
• Central Government has notified the Directorate General of Shipping as National Authority for Recycling of Ships beneath the part 3 of the Recycling of Ships Act, 2019. As an apex physique, DG Shipping is authorised to manage, supervise and monitor all actions regarding ship recycling. DG Shipping would be the ultimate authority for the varied approvals required by the Ship-Recycling yard house owners and State Governments.
• Government has requested all residents to attach with the reason for war-widows, Ex-Servicemen, wards of the martyred troopers and contribute generously to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund in solidarity with the troopers and their subsequent of Kin or dependents. Contributions to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund are exempt from Income Tax beneath Section 80G(5)(vi) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. The Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare in Ministry of Defence has been working for the welfare and rehabilitation of warfare widows, wards of martyred troopers and Ex-Servicemen.
• India shall be delivering a Kilo Class submarine INS Sindhuvir to Myanmar Navy as a part of defence cooperation. This would be the first submarine of Myanmar Navy. Cooperation within the maritime area is a crucial a part of India’s enhanced engagement with Myanmar. It is in accordance with India’s imaginative and prescient of SAGAR (Security and Growth for All within the Region) and consistent with construct capacities and self-reliance in all of the neighbouring international locations.
• India’s first Oscar winner Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya died at her residence in Mumbai after extended sickness. She was 91. Bhanu Athaiya (1929 – 2020) was an Indian costume designer who labored on over 100 movies. She received the Academy Award for Best Costume Design (shared with John Mollo) for her work within the 1982 movie, Gandhi. She turned the primary Indian to win an Academy Award. In 2012, Athaiya returned her Oscar to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for secure preserving.
• Pakistan together with China, Russia and Cuba have been elected on the United Nations Human Rights Council regardless of their abysmal human rights data. United States Secretary of State slammed the UN physique tasked with defending human rights for this election.
• With a view to advertise home manufacturing and minimize imports of non-essential gadgets, Government has banned imports of air conditioners with refrigerants. Non-essential digital items have been beneath the purview of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry because the authorities determined to push for self-reliance in varied sectors this 12 months.
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