Day February 11, 2021

One liners 11th February

• The Business Confidence Index (BCI) was released by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER). Between the second and third quarters of the 2020-2021 financial year, the index rose 29.6%. In the context of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign…

One person companies

• In the Union Budget 2021-22, measures to ease norms on setting up One Person Companies (OPCs) have been announced. Background: • The concept of OPCs was introduced by the Companies Act of 2013, based on the suggestions of the…

Mission Innovation

• The Union Minister of Science and Technology addressed the beginning of Mission Innovation 2.0. • The objective is to reflect on progress, set the scene for the discussions towards an ambitious next phase of Mission Innovation. About: • The…

UAE’s Mars Mission

• UAE’s space centre in Dubai confirmed the unmanned craft, called Amal, Arabic for Hope, had reached the end of its nearly seven-month, 300-million-mile journey and had begun circling the red planet. About: • Due to Amal’s arrival, UAE has…