SpaceX launched Falcon 9 loaded with Israel’s AMOS-17
- In Florida Falcon 9 was started from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
- In 2011 it is set to replace Amos-5 satellite launched.
- This satellite will provide Ka, Ku, and C-band signal transmissions.
- In Africa, it will expand the Israeli communications satellite.
- To build better communication supplies new Satellite will help Israel.
MoEF unveiled draft guidelines for CZM
- MoEFCC has unveiled a draft plan ESMF.
- Society for Integrated Coastal Management will be prepared for the draft.
- It is an affiliated body of the environment ministry to support of World Bank.
- The draft is part of a World Bank-funded project.
SBI announced repo rate cut after RBI policy announcement
- SBI the country’s largest lender has cut the home loan rates.
- In a row for the 4th time after RBI’s repo rate cut of 35 bps.
- SBI announced its MCLR cut by 15 basis points across all tenors.
- From 10th August 2019, it will be effective.
- From 8.40% annum, one-year MCLR is reduced to 8.25% per annum.
- By SBI it is the 4th consecutive cut in MCLR in FY 2019-20.
Indian-Origin Bhasha Mukherjee Crowned Miss England 2019
- Indian born Bhasha Mukharjee crowned Miss England-2019.
- Bhasha Mukharjee is an Indian-origin doctor recently she crowned Miss England-2019.
- With 2 different medical degrees, she is fluent in five languages.
- She scored an IQ of 146 and declared officially.
- In the Miss World contest after winning the feat, she will now represent England.
Rajasthan government launches a new higher education model named RACE
- Rajasthan government launches a new higher education model named RACE.
- The model will create a pool for sharing of facilities.
- Also, it will benefit the colleges lacking infrastructure.
- For quality education, all the colleges would get equal opportunities.
- In Small towns, the model will help the colleges situated.
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