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Daily News Digest:19 June 2021

IN – EUNAVFOR: JOINT NAVAL EXERCISE

The Indian Navy-European Union Naval Force (IN-EUNAVFOR) joint naval exercise kicked off on June 18 in the Gulf of Aden. The Gulf of Aden is a crucial waterway that is part of the Suez Canal shipping route between the Mediterranean Sea, and the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea.

INDIAN CERTIFICATION OF MEDICAL DEVICES PLUS (ICMED) SCHEME

Association of Indian Manufacturers of Medical Devices (AiMeD) and Quality Council of India (QCI) and have launched the “Indian Certification of Medical Devices Plus (ICMED) Scheme”. The ICMED 13485 PLUS, as the new scheme has been initiated, will embrace checks of the quality, security and efficacy of medical devices. The scheme will help procurement agencies to handle challenges identified with fake products and fake certification.

WORLD’S THIRD-LARGEST DIAMOND UNEARTHED IN JWANENG MINE OF BOTSWANA

Debswana Diamond Company has unearthed the world's third-largest diamond in the Jwaneng mine of Botswana in South Africa. A 1,098-carat diamond believed to be the 3rd-largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined has been discovered in Botswana. 

Diamond is 73mm long, 52mm wide, and 27mm thick and is yet to be named. 

INDIA POST WILL RELEASE A 'SPECIAL CANCELLATION”

India Post will release a ‘Special Cancellation’ on the occasion of International Yoga Day (IYD) on June 21, 2021 to capture the essence of the day.

ACCORDING TO A STUDY CLIMATE CHANGE WILL INCREASE SEA LEVEL IN LAKSHADWEEP

According to a study conducted to project different greenhouse gas scenarios, Sea-level will rise around Lakshadweep Islands by 0.4 mm/year to 0.9 mm/year. About 60%-70% of the existing shoreline would experience land-loss in Amini and 70%-80% in Chetlat.

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