NGT Suspended the Expansion of Udupi Thermal Plant
- The Principal Bench of NGT has ordered.
- On 1st August 2017 the suspension of the Environmental Clearance.
- At Yellur the expansion of the thermal plant of UPCL.
- To 2, 800 MW the 2 x 800 MW units to raise ultimate capacity.
- The move is after the appeal of an NGO.
- It directed the State government to conduct a study.
Tokyo Unveils Chatty Robots for the 2020 Olympics
- Tokyo Olympic organizers rolled out a pair.
- It will put to work to assist wheelchair. at 2020 games.
- Toyota unveiled its HSR and DSR.
- It acts as a seat ushers and will fetch food and drinks.
- To customers, the robots will introduce themselves.
- It can place orders on a tablet.
- It also has an extendable arm.
In Hyd Joint exercises to be conducted by the US army and NSG
- The US military forces and the Indian NSG.
- It is conducting joint exercises in Hyderabad.
- And the US-India security partnership.
- The aim of these exercises is to enhance preparedness.
- By the 1st Battalion, the exercise is witnessing participation.
- It is stationed out of Okinawa, Japan.
India to host FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020
- India will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020 FIFA president Gianni Infantino declared.
- In India will be the seventh edition.
- For the first time, India will take part in the tournament.
- This will be the second FIFA tournament.
- The U-17 women’s tournament began in 2008.
Karnataka Govt Plans for Cloud Seeding Project
- The Karnataka Govt is planning for a cloud seeding project.
- To influence the upcoming monsoon and capture.
- It is possible from the rain clouds.
- The cost is expected to be Rs.50 crore per year.
- The agents used as nuclei are iodides.
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