Government Introduced FAME II Scheme
- To boost the adoption of electric and hybrid vehicles government introduced the FAME II scheme.
- They save 64% of anticipated road-based mobility.
- In 2030 37% of carbon emissions by pursuing an electric, shared, and connected mobility future.
- In the reduction of 156 Mtoe, this reduction in energy demand would result.
- Approximately $60 billion in 2030 at present oil prices.
- In the last 10 years, it grew at 5.9% and 9.9% respectively.
IBSA Sherpas Meet Concluded In Cochin
- From May 3 to May 5 IBSA Sherpas meeting was held in Cochin.
- At the same venue before IBSA Sherpas meeting, the 9th IBSA trilateral Ministerial Meeting was also concluded.
- The Indian delegation was led by T.S. Tirumurti, Secretary.
- The Sherpas of all 3 countries conveyed their happiness.
- The Sherpas welcomed 6th IBSAMAR.
For Myanmar Jail The Two Reuters Journalists Were Released
- In Myanmar 2 Reuters journalists, Wa Lone, and Kyaw Soe Oo were released.
- After spending more than 500 days behind bars.
- The duo received a presidential pardon.
- They had been convicted in September.
For NASA to ISS SpaceX Successfully Launched Cargo Mission
- SpaceX successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft.
- On a cargo mission for NASA to ISS.
- This is SpaceX’s fifth launch of the year.
- Due to some electrical problem, the launch was rescheduled earlier.
- It was launched on a ‘Falcon 9’ rocket.
XXXVI Feliks Stamm International Boxing Tournament 2019
- In Warsaw, at Centre of Sport and Recreation XXXVI Feliks Stamm, International Boxing Tournament 2019 was held.
- From April 28 to May 5, 2019, it was held.
- The event was organized by the Polish Boxing Association.
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