Tag: Current Affairs of 23 September 2017

Scientists create world’s first molecular robot

  Scientists at The University of Manchester have created the world’s first ‘molecular robot’ that is capable of performing basic tasks including building other molecules. The tiny robots, which are a millionth of a millimetre in size, can be programmed to move and build molecular cargo, using a tiny robotic arm. Each individual robot is

Interest Subsidy Scheme on home loans for MIG extended by another 15 months

  The central government has announced that the benefit of interest subsidy of about Rs.2.60 lakh on home loans under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) will now be available for beneficiaries belonging to Middle Income Groups (MIG) fir fifteen more months beyond December this year. This was announced by Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary (Housing

India’s First electric bus service launched in Himachal Pradesh

  In a boost for green transport in Himachal Pradesh, Transport Minister G S Bali has flagged off the country’s first electric bus service on the Kulu-Manali-Rohtang Pass route. The zero emission electric bus, made in the country by Goldstone Infratech,  has been certified by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), after extensive testing

50 Nations ink UN nuclear ban treaty

  Fifty countries have signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact that the world’s nuclear powers spurned but supporters hailed as a historic agreement nonetheless. 50 states as different as Indonesia and Ireland had put their names to the treaty. They would be barred from developing, testing, producing, manufacturing, otherwise acquiring, possessing or