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Daily News Digest:18 October 2021

OVER 4 CRORE UNORGANIZED WORKERS REGISTERED AT e-SHRAM PORTAL

In less than two months, more than 4 crores workers have registered on the e-Shram portal. Workers in various occupations such as construction, clothing manufacturing, fishing, gig and platform work, street vending, household chores, agriculture and partners, the transport sector are registered on the portal.

SELA TUNNEL CONNECTING ASSAM AND ARUNACHAL PRADESH

Sela Tunnel is an under-construction road tunnel at 3,000 metres that will ensure all-weather connectivity between Guwahati in Assam and Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. The tunnel will give access to Tawang by an all-weather road in the western region of Arunachal Pradesh throughout the year.

FIRST-EVER SHIP-TO-SHIP OPERATION OF LPG AT SYAMA PRASAD MOOKERJEE PORT

The first STS LPG operation on the Indian Ocean was carried out by BPCL on October 15, 2021. BPCL partnered with service providers M / s Fendercare Marine to bring services at the offshore STS location.

UNION HOME MINISTER INAUGURATED VARIOUS DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS FROM NETAJI SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE ISLAND

Home Affairs and Cooperation Minister Shri Amit Shah unveiled and laid the foundation stones for various development projects from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Island in Andaman Island and Nicobar.

FIVE-DAY NAVAL COMMANDER’S CONFERENCE STARTED

The senior officers of the Navy will hold their biannual meeting to discuss military operations, asset repairs and asset repairs and future plans. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh will address the Navy commanders, along with the chiefs of the Army and the Air Force.

GLOBAL TUBERCULOSIS REPORT 2021

A WHO report entitled ‘Global Tuberculosis Report 2021’ released on October 14, shows that India accounted for 41% total global drop of 1.3 million. The number of new TB patients worldwide has dropped from 7.1 million in 2019 to 5.8 million by 2020.

PRESENCE OF WATER VAPOUR IN ‘EUROPA’ FOUND BY HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE OBSERVATORY

Recently, the Hubble Space Telescope Observatory of NASA have found the presence of persistent water vapour in ‘Europa’, the icy moon of Jupiter. The presence of a water vapour atmosphere is found only in one hemisphere.

NATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO ANALYSE LATEST EARTHQUAKE RECORDINGS IN KARNATAKA REGIONS

The Karnataka State Disaster Management Authority (KSDMA) assigned the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) to analyze the latest earthquake recordings in the Karnataka regions of Bidar, Kalaburagi and Vijayapura among other areas after the regions saw an earthquake measuring up to 4.0 on the scale of Richter.

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