Day November 24, 2020

National Crisis Management Committee Meeting

• Union Cabinet Secretary, Rajiv Gauba chaired a meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) to review the status of impending Cyclone through video conferencing with the Chief Secretaries of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. About: • At…

Rodchenkov Act

• The Rodchenkov Act was passed by the Senate and will become a law once the US president signs it. About: • It allows the USA to initiate legal proceedings against those involved in running doping rings, including coaches, officials,…

Tunnel boring machine

• A tunnel boring machine has been stuck in Mumbai for the past one year. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has not been able to retrieve it due to lack of expertise and an overreliance on foreign entities to operate…