India’s 1st pure green hydrogen plant commissioned in Jorhat, Assam.

  • India’s 1st 99.999% pure Green Hydrogen pilot plant has been commissioned by the Oil India Limited (OIL) at its Jorhat Pump Station in Assam on April 20, 2022.
  • The plant has an installed capacity of 10 kg per day.
  • The plant produces Green Hydrogen from the electricity generated by 500kW Solar plant using a 100 kW Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM) Electrolyser array.
  • The AEM technology is being used for the first time in India.

Sixth & Final Scorpene-class Submarine "VAGSHEER" inaugurated at Mazagon Dock Limited.

  • The Indian Navy launched the sixth and last submarine, Yard 11880, of the French Scorpene-class under Project 75, on April 20, 2022 at the Kanhoji Angre Wet Basin of Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) in Mumbai.
  • The submarine has been named as Vagsheer.
  • The submarine will now undergo rigorous harbour trials and sea trials, before being commissioned in the Indian Navy.
  • These submarines are designed by French naval defence and energy company DCNS while Mazagon Dock Limited, Mumbai has manufactured them.

Nexo and Mastercard tie up to launch "world 1st" crypto-backed payment card.

  • Crypto lender Nexo has partnered with Mastercard to launch the world’s first crypto-backed payment card.
  • The card allows users to spend without having to sell their digital assets such as bitcoin.
  • These will be used as collateral to back the credit granted.
  • Initially the facility has been launched in selected European countries.
  • The electronic money firm DiPocket will be the card issuer.

D. Gukesh wins La Roda International Open chess title.

  • Young Indian Chess Grandmaster D. Gukesh has emerged as the winner of the 48th La Roda International Open chess tournament, held in Castile-La Mancha, in Spain.
  • Gukesh defeated Israel’s Victor Mikhalevski in the ninth and final round to finish at the top with eight points.
  • Armenia’s Haik Martirosyan finished runner-up with 7.5 points, while R. Praggnanandhaa secured 7 points to acquire third spot.

Trishakti Corps of Indian Army conducts EX KRIPAN SHAKTI in Siliguri.

  • The Indian Army’s Trishakti Corps conducted Ex Kripan Shakti at the Teesta Field Firing Firing Ranges (TFFR) near Siliguri in West Bengal on April 19, 2022.
  • The Indian Army, Border Security Force (BSF), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and the civil administration participated in the exercise.
  • The exercise main aim was to synergise the capabilities of the Army and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to fight an integrated battle.
  • Trishakti Corps, also known as XXXIII Corps, is a division of Indian Army headquartered at Sukna near Siliguri.
  • BSF manages the border with Bangladesh.
  • SSB is in charge of affairs along India’s border with Nepal and Bhutan.

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