1)IITH, NVIDIA TO ESTABLISH A RESEARCH CENTRE;
- IIT Hyderabad is collaborating with NVIDIA, to establish India's first NVIDIA AI technology centre to accelerate research on artificial intelligence and commercial adoption.
- An event held on july 9, 2020 to mark the commencement of operations of this centre.
2)YPTHIMA WATSONI BUTTERFLY REDISCOVERED ;
- In Tripura, a team of wildlife researchers has rediscovered "Ypthima Watsoni" butterfly commonly known as 'Looped three -ring' after 61 years.
- It was founded near a village called phuldungsei in Jampui hills under the North Tripura district.
Did You Know?The species was last seen in 1958 in manipur.
3)750MV SOLAR PROJECT AT MP's REWA;
- PM Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation a 750 mv solar project set up at Rewa in Madhya Pradesh.
- The Rewa project will reduce carbon emission equivalent to about 15 lakh ton of CO2 per year.
Did You Know?The project was situate inside a solar park, the solar park was developed by the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited.
4)15th MEETING OF INDIA-EU SUMMIT ON JULY15;
- The 15th meeting of the India -European Union summit will be held on 15th july 2020.
- The summit was co-chaired by PM Narendra Modi, and President of European Council Charles Michel and President of European Commission Ursula Vonder Leyen.
5)INDIA'S LARGEST BUTTERFLY ;
- A Himalayan butterfly named "Golden Birdwing" is the India's largest.
- This record was earlier held by southern birdwing for 88 years.
- With a wingspan of 194mm, the female of the species is marginally larger than the southern birdwing that Brigadier William Harry Evans, a british military officer recorded in 1932.
6)CIDC INITIATED SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME;
- Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC) has initiated a skill development programme in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
- It will provide Employment oriented training and skill development for the marginalized section.
7)NEW SPECIES OF FAN-THROATED LIZARD DISCOVERED ;
- A new species of Fan -throated lizard has been discovered from the barren lands of northern Karnataka's Bagalkot district.
- The new species has been named 'Sitana dharwarensis' derived from the Dharwar Carton a piece of earth crust.
8)GLOBAL REAL ESTATE TRANSPARENCY INDEX 2020;
- India's real estate industry gas registered one of the largest improvements globally and regionally in Jones Lang Lasalle's (JLL)biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index(GRETI).
- The position of some Asian countries are Mainland China(32nd), Thailand(33rd), Indonesia (40th), Philippines (44th), and Vietnam(58th).
Did You Know?
India ranks 34th globally on the index.