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Geo-politics of BRI and China’s quest to become a ‘Superpower’
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Geo-politics of BRI and China’s quest to become a ‘Superpower’

The BRI initiated by China was portrayed as a challenge to a unipolar world in favor of multi-polarity, non-intervention in internal matters of other countries, egalitarian and fairer financial structures and institutions along with lasting partnerships for mutual development marked by cooperation not domination. However, BRI has morphed into anything but these objectives.

India blocks another set of 43 mobile apps for engaging in activities detrimental to sovereignty and integrity of India
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India blocks another set of 43 mobile apps for engaging in activities detrimental to sovereignty and integrity of India

MEITY issues orders for blocking apps under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act PIB: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, GOI today issued an order under section 69A of the Information Technology Act blocking access to 43 mobile apps. In a press release, the government said that the “action was taken based on the […]

SIMBEX20 India – Singapore Bilateral Maritime Exercise to begin today in Andaman Sea
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SIMBEX20 India – Singapore Bilateral Maritime Exercise to begin today in Andaman Sea

PIB: Indian Navy is scheduled to host the 27th edition of India – Singapore Bilateral Maritime Exercise SIMBEX-20 starting today in Andaman Sea. The bilateral exercise will continue till 25th of this month. The SIMBEX series of exercises between Indian Navy and Republic of Singapore Navy conducted annually since 1994. The exercise is aimed at […]

India records a landmark milestone with operationalisation of more than 50,000 Ayushman Bharat Health & Wellness Centres
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India records a landmark milestone with operationalisation of more than 50,000 Ayushman Bharat Health & Wellness Centres

India has crossed a landmark milestone on the journey of universal healthcare. A Press release from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said that more than 50,000 (50,025) Ayushman Bharat – Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWCs) are now operational across the country. Aiming at providing Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC) services to the communities […]

Technology is the prime reason our schemes have  changed lives of people at such a speed and scale: PM Modi
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Technology is the prime reason our schemes have changed lives of people at such a speed and scale: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Karnataka’s flagship annual technology event – Bengaluru Tech Summit 2020 (BTS2020) – via video-conferencing on Thursday. The summit is organised by the Government of Karnataka along with Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society (KITS), Karnataka government’s Vision Group on Information Technology, Biotechnology & StartUp, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) and […]

Terrorism is the biggest menace the world is facing today and countries that support terrorism must be held accountable: PM Narendra Modi at BRICS summit
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Terrorism is the biggest menace the world is facing today and countries that support terrorism must be held accountable: PM Narendra Modi at BRICS summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his opening remarks at the 12th BRICS Virtual Summit said that the economies of BRICS had a major role to play in the post-COVID economic recovery given that the five countries were counted among growth engines of the world. The 12th BRICS virtual summit was hosted by Russia and took […]

“PARAM Siddhi – AI” developed by C-DAC in collaboration with Atos becomes India’s largest and fastest Supercomputer; Ranks 63 in the world
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“PARAM Siddhi – AI” developed by C-DAC in collaboration with Atos becomes India’s largest and fastest Supercomputer; Ranks 63 in the world

“PARAM Siddhi – AI” developed by C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) and Atos has officially become the largest and fastest Supercomputer in India on 17th November, 2020. The PARAM Siddhi – AI is currently ranked at 63 in the TOP500 ranking in the world. While Atos is a global leader in digital transformation, […]