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Daily News Digest:04 February 2021

NITI AAYOG RELEASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF LITTLE ANDAMAN ISLAND VISION DOCUMENT

The NITI Aayog has recently released its plan for Little Andaman which is named as “Sustainable Development of Little Andaman Island Vision Document”. It has been planned for the holistic development of the island in Andaman and Nicobar.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are situated in the Bay of Bengal. These are basically volcanic islands and the sea around them has plenty of coral reefs.

PGIMER, CHANDIGARH PGI AMPUTEE CLINIC

The PGIMER, Chandigarh has launched its ‘PGI Amputee Clinic’ which is also the first such clinic in India. It is the removal of a limb by trauma, surgery or medical illness which is used to control the pain or a disease process in the affected limb.

GOVERNMENT INVITES NARI SHAKTI PURASKAR 2021 NOMINATION

The Ministry of Women and Child Development confers Nari Shakti Puraskar every year on the occasion of International Women’s Day. It is awarded for recognizing the exceptional work done by individuals in the area of empowering the women, it is also given to individuals or groups or NGOs or institutions. It comprises a citation and a cash reward of Rs. 2 Lakh.

DEPOSITS OF LITHIUM IN MANDYA DISTRICT OF KARNATAKA FOUND

The Government has found the presence of Lithium resources of 1,600 tonnes in the pegmatites of Margalla-Allapatna area, Mandya district, Karnataka. It is a key element for new technologies and finds its use in ceramics, glass, telecommunication and aerospace industries.

RELIANCE GETS WORLD'S FIRST 'CARBON-NEUTRAL' OIL FROM US

The world's first consignment of 'carbon-neutral oil' from the United States sourced to Reliance. The Oxy Low Carbon Ventures (OLCV), which is a division of US oil major Occidental, had delivered the carbon-neutral oil to Reliance.

PM NARENDRA MODI INAUGURATES CHAURI CHAURA CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Chauri Chaura centenary celebrations at Chauri Chaura in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh through video conferencing.

The Chauri Chaura incident took place on 4 February 1922 at Chauri Chaura in the Gorakhpur district of the United Province (modern Uttar Pradesh) in British India, when a large group of protesters participating in the Non-cooperation movement, clashed with police who opened fire. In retaliation the demonstrators attacked and set fire to a police station, killing all of its occupants. Mahatma Gandhi halted the non-co-operation movement on the national level on 12 February 1922, as a direct result of this incident.

16TH EDITION YUDH ABHYAS-2021

The 16th edition of ‘Yudh Abhyas’, India-US joint military exercise, will be held in Rajasthan between February 8 and 21, 2021. Yudh Abhyas is one of the largest running joint military training and defence corporation endeavours between India and the US.

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