- Centre notifies Act giving more powers to Delhi L-G(TH) This particular clause provides for a Council of Ministers headed by a Chief Minister for the NCT to “aid and advise the Lieutenant Governor
- Temples are not fiefdoms of the state What is being asserted by the community is the right of representation in the affairs of the management of temples
- 1 Lakh Portable Oxygen Concentrators to be procured from PM CARES fund(PIB) The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to discuss the measures needed to improve Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) Supply for COVID management. PM instructed that these Oxygen Concentrators should be procured at the earliest & provided in states with high case burden.
- ‘Limited sops make scrappage policy for vehicles unattractive’(TH) Limited incentives and poor cost economics for trucks in the Vehicle Scrappage Policy, coupled with lack of addressable volumes for other segments is unlikely to encourage the market.
GS3: Science and Tech
- DRDO conducts maiden trial of Python-5 Air to Air Missile(PIB) Prior to these trials, extensive missile carriage flight tests were conducted at Bengaluru to assess integration of the missile with aircraft systems on board the Tejas, like Avionics, Fire-control radar, Missile Weapon Delivery System and the Flight Control System. At Goa, after successful separation trials, live launch of the missile on a Banshee target was carried out. Python-5 missile live firing was conducted to validate target engagement from all aspects as well as beyond visual ranges. In all the live firings, missile hit the aerial target.