Day July 26, 2020

Consular Access

• The Indian External Affairs Ministry has said the consular access being offered to Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan was neither meaningful nor credible, thus violating its assurance to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to fully implement the 2019 judgement.…

World population projection

• A new study published in The Lancet – by researchers at University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) – has projected that the world population will peak much earlier than previously estimated. Key findings: • The…

State Election Commissioner

• Governor of Andhra Pradesh has directed the state government to take steps for the reinstatement of Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar as State Election Commissioner (SEC) as per the May 29, 2020 High Court judgment. A.P. Panchayat Raj (Second Amendment) Ordinance,…

Kakrapar Atomic Power Project

• The third unit of the Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP-3) in Gujarat achieved its ‘first criticality’ — a term that signifies the initiation of a controlled but sustained nuclear fission reaction. The reactor was indigenously designed and built by…