Telecome Regulatory Authority Of India (Trai)
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was established as a result of the opening of the telecom sector to private operators. It was established by the TRAI Act of 1997.
Aarogya Setu App
Aarogya Setu is the first touch tracing application available in India. It allows users who have come into contact with Covid-19 patients to be notified, traced and backed up.
What is a plasma bank?
Convalescent plasma therapy is an experimental treatment for patients with severe coronavirus disease (Covid-19). It is being used as a trial since no drug has been proved effective for treating Covid-19 till date. It is similar to a blood bank and stores plasma received from the persons who have recovered from Covid-19.
RAPID ANTIGEN DETECTION TEST
A rapid antigen test also called rapid diagnostic test used for point-of-care testing which directly detects the presence or absence of an antigen.
SOLAR ORBITER MISSION
Solar orbiter, a new collaboration mission between ESA (Europe Space Agency) and NASA to study about the sun, which took off from Cape Canaveral in FLORIDA on 10 February. This would be a seven-year mission.
The Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India (Department of Science & Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) and Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India provides a number of science & technology news stories and features from the institutions and labs named Vigyan Samachar.