News Update 30 July 2020-
1. The Cabinet has granted approval to National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 by replacing NEP, 1986 and renamed HRD Ministry as Ministry of Education.
2. Tripartite MoU has been signed by CSIR, VIBHA and UNNAT BHARAT ABHIYAN (UBA-IIT) Delhi to provide access to CSIR Rural Technologies for Rural Development.
3. The first batch of Five French Rafale fighter jets landed at the IAF Ambala Air Force Station.
4. Dr Harsh Vardhan (Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare) released the e-book titled “Standard Treatment Guidelines for the Management of Substance Use Disorders and Behavioural Addictions”
5. Defence Ministry of India and Indonesia agree to expand the military ties during Defence Minister Dialogue in New Delhi
6. Cabinet approves MoU between India and Zimbabwe on cooperation in Traditional System of Medicine and Homeopathy.
7. UNICEF Publishes First of its kind report on Health crisis: “The Toxic Truth: Children’s Exposure to Lead Pollution Undermines a Generation of Future Potential”
8. Supreme Court building in Port Louis, Mauritius is virtually inaugurated by Narendra Modi & Pravind Jugnauth.
9. SABIC’s polycarbonate facility in Spain is set to become the world’s first large scale chemical production plant which will run entirely on renewable power.
10. MoU with ARAI has been signed by Praj to Jointly Develop Advanced Biofuels Application technology
11. ‘Aditya’, representing India’s First Solar-Powered Ferry Bags the 1st ‘Gussies’ electric boat awards in the Gustave Trouve Awards event.
12. Pune: DIAT (Defence Institute of Advanced Technology) developed ‘Aashray’, the Medical Bed Isolation System to combat Covid-19.
13. Iran Launched the Underground Ballistic Missiles During ‘Great Prophet 14’ Military Exercise
14. Indian GM P. Harikrishna Finishes Second in Grandmaster Triathlon Tournament at Biel Chess Festival 2020
15. England Won the Final Wisden Trophy against West Indies by 2-1
16. Indian Domestic Player Rajat Bhatia Announces Retirement from All Forms of Cricket.
17. Somendra Nath Mitra, President of West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee, passed away at 78
18. World day against trafficking in persons – July 30
19. International Day of Friendship: July 30