WORLD CLASS HOME MADE 5G NETWORK IN INDIA BY JIO:
At Reliance’s Annual General Meet 2020 which was held today, the company announced details on JioMart and Jio 5G solution. It was announced that Jio was developing a homegrown 5G solution, that has been made in India from scratch. This will enable Jio to launch a “world-class 5G service in India”. Ambani stated that this 5G solution will be ready for trials as soon as 5G spectrum is available and be ready for field deployment next year. The company also announced that Google will invest Rs 33,737 cr for a 7.7% stake in Jio Platforms.
“I am not joining BJP,” said Sachin Pilot:
A day after Sachin pilot was sacked as Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister, former Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister on Wednesday said that he is “not” joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Having secured the Ashok Gehlot-led government, the Congress on Wednesday maintained its hard stance on Sachin Pilot and told him to reject the hospitality of the Haryana government and come back to Jaipur to prove his claim that he did not want to go with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala’s call for evidence came in a video message put out by the party that started with declaring that the BJP conspiracy to topple the Gehlot government had failed.
COMPLETE LOCKDOWN IN BIHAR FROM JULY 16:
The whole of the Bihar state will be under lockdown from july 16 to 31st july. The decision was taken in view of the alarming surge in COVID 19 cases in last three weeks. Bihar recorded a single-day spike of 1,432 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, which pushed the total tally in the state to 18,853, the health department said.
IIT DELHI’S COVID-19 TEST KIT IS NOW AVIALBLE IN THE MARKET:
Govt. today has launched IIT Delhi’s Covid-19 test kit for commercial use at Rupees 399, the cheapest testing kit available in the market. It was commercially developed by a company named New Tech Medical Devices after obtaining the license from IIT Delhi. This may help ramp up coronavirus testing in the country. This commercial product is named as ‘Corosure’ and nearly two million testing kits will be manufactured by next month, Newtech Medical Devises said.