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Daily News Digest:19 January 2021

INDO-FRENCH EXERCISE DESERT KNIGHT-21

Indian, French air forces to conduct 5-day joint military drill around Jodhpur. The exercise—'Ex-Desert Knight 21'—is taking place at a time when the Indian Air Force has been keeping all its frontline bases across the country in a high state of operational readiness in view of the Sino-India border row in eastern Ladakh.

ROOFTOP SOLAR SCHEME

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released an advisory on the rooftop solar scheme. It aims to achieve a cumulative capacity of 40,000 MW from Rooftop Solar Projects by the year 2022.

Under this scheme the Ministry is providing a 40% subsidy for the first 3 kW and 20% subsidy beyond 3 kW and upto 10 kW of solar panel capacity.

FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE ‘NEW ANUBHAVA MANTAPA’

Karnataka Chief Minister laid the foundation stone for the ‘New Anubhava Mantapa’ in Basavakalyan, the place where 12th-century poet-philosopher Basaveshwara lived for most of his life.

‘New Anubhava Mantapa’ will showcase the 12th Century Anubhava Mantapa (often referred to as the “first Parliament of the world”) established by him in Basavakalyan, where philosophers and social reformers held debates.

MORTH NOTIFIES INTER COUNTRY TRANSPORT VEHICLES RULES 2021

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified Inter Country Transport Vehicles Rules, 2021. It would facilitate and regulate the movement of passenger and goods vehicles between India and neighbouring countries.

As per the rules, the State Transport Authority has been given the power to grant the Inter Country Transport Permit after thoroughly examining the application. The permit will remain valid for a period of one year from the date of its issue and it will be renewable for a period of five years on a yearly basis.

INDIA AND JAPAN SIGN MOC TO PROMOTE MOVEMENT OF SKILLED WORKERS FROM INDIA TO JAPAN

India and Japan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation, MoC a Basic Framework for Partnership for Proper Operation of the System Pertaining to Specified Skilled Worker (SSW).

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MORTH NOTIFIES INTER COUNTRY TRANSPORT VEHICLES RULES 2021 Context The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified Inter Country Transport Vehicles Rules, 2021. Details It would facilitate ...

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FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE ‘NEW ANUBHAVA MANTAPA’

FOUNDATION STONE FOR THE ‘NEW ANUBHAVA MANTAPA’ Context Karnataka Chief Minister laid the foundation stone for the ‘New Anubhava Mantapa’ in Basavakalyan, the place where 12th- ...

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INDO-FRENCH EXERCISE DESERT KNIGHT-21

INDO-FRENCH EXERCISE DESERT KNIGHT-21 Context Indian, French air forces to conduct 5-day joint military drill around Jodhpur. Details The exercise—'Ex-Desert Knight 21'—is taking place ...

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