Published on: September 28, 2023
Snippets : 27 SEPTEMBER 2023
- Drone technology and manufacturing company ideaForge has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GalaxEye, a spacetech start-up to jointly develop UAV FOPEN (Foliage Penetration) Radar. UAV FOPEN Radar will be customised for the security forces for enhanced aerial surveillance and mapping capabilities.
- The Indian Army and the United States Army will co-hosted 13th Indo Pacific Armies chief conference (IPACC), 47th Indo Pacific armies management seminar (IPAMS) and 9th Senior enlisted leader forum (SELF), a three-day conference of Chiefs of Armies and delegates of 35 countries in New Delhi
- Veteran Bollywood actor Waheeda Rehman would be given the Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021, honouring her stellar contribution to Indian cinema.
- Every year, World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27. Theme for 2023 ‘Tourism and green investment’
- Tamil Nadu, Kerala may join hands to count endangered Nilgiri tahr. For the first time, drones may be incorporated in the census, as the Nilgiri tahr prefers montane grasslands, with steep and rocky terrains at an altitude between 300 and 2,600 metres above sea level.
- Kole wetlands of Kerala face threat of alien plants. Cabomba furcuta, popularly called as Pink Bloom due its massive flowering, has been a new threat in addition to water hyacinth and Salvinia molesta
- Angel tax came into being after a financial amendment was introduced in 2012 in the form Income Tax Act to plug money laundering practices. It is essentially the tax that unlisted companies (read-startups) are liable to pay on the capital they raise through issue of shares at a price higher than its fair market value.
- Global health specialists have issued a warning, suggesting Disease X could become next Pandemic
- Mahatma Gandhi Seva Award 2023 was awarded to Garag flag-making unit
- India’s Hriday Chheda, Anush Agarwalla, Divyakriti Singh and Sudipti Hajela won gold medal at the equestrian team dressage in the Asian Games 2023, Hangzhou