Category PIB

National Science Film Festival

• The tenth edition of National Science Film Festival kicked off in a virtual mode. About: • Vigyan Prasar, an autonomous agency under the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, has been organizing this festival as a part…

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…

Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge

• Under the challenge, all states/UTs pledged to make sewer-cleaning mechanised by April 2021, promote citizen awareness and prevent Flazardous Cleaning of Sewers and Septic Tanks. About: • 243 cities will be awarded under three sub-categories based on population: up…

LNG stations

• Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel laid the foundation stone for the first 50 LNG fuelling stations, across the golden quadrilateral and major National Highways. About: • Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas (predominantly methane,…

Global Prevention Coalition for HIV Prevention

• Global Prevention Coalition (GPC), formed in 2017, is a coalition of United Nations Member States, donors, civil society organizations and implementers to support global efforts to accelerate HIV prevention. About: • It seeks to ensure accountability for delivering prevention…

India-Luxembourg Virtual Summit

• Prime Minister Modi and the Prime Minister of Luxembourg held the first-ever India-Luxembourg Virtual Summit on 19 November 2020. About: • Luxembourg is a founding member of the EU. In this context, the two leaders exchanged views on further…

Lilavati Award 2020

• Union Minister of Education virtually launched Lilavati Award-2020: AICTE’s Innovative education program to empower women. About: • With women empowerment as the theme, the objective of the award is to create awareness about issues like sanitation, hygiene, health, nutrition,…