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Daily News Digest:29 April 2021

SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCE INITIATIVE LAUNCHED

India, Australia and Japan have formally launched the Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI). It aims to create a virtuous cycle of enhancing supply chain resilience.

DRDO DEVELOPS ADVANCED CHAFF TECHNOLOGY

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed an Advanced Chaff Technology. It aims to safeguard the naval ships against enemy missile attack. It is an electronic countermeasure technology to protect naval ships from radar and radio frequency (RF)of the enemy missile.

INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY OBSERVED

Every year, International Dance Day is observed globally on 29 April. It is created by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI). It is celebrated on the  anniversary of the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727–1810), the creator of modern ballet.

The theme of International Dance Day 2021: ‘Purpose of dance’.

E-PANCHAYAT AWARD FOR UTTAR PRADESH

Uttar Pradesh government won the “E-Panchayat Puraskar 2021”, ranking first in Category I. It was followed by Assam and Chhattisgarh at the second position, while Odisha and Tamil Nadu stood third.

ARUN RASTE NAMED NEW MD & CEO OF NCDEX

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) appointed Arun Raste as MD and CEO of National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX). He is appointed for a 5 year term.

CHINA LAUNCHED ROBOT PROTOTYPE NAMED ‘NEO-01’

China  launched a robot prototype named ‘NEO-01’, in the Earth’s low orbit. It has been developed by Shenzhen-based space mining start-up ‘Origin Space’. Its purpose is to observe small celestial bodies in deep space and to experiment with space debris removal techniques.

SINGLE CT VALUE FOR COVID TEST

Indian Council of Medical Research decided a single Ct value cut-off for Covid-19 test. All patients with a Ct value less than 35 may be considered as positive while those with a Ct value above 35 may be considered as negative.

Ct value refers to the number of cycles after which the virus can be detected.

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