Union Government announced 4 new IT-based initiatives for citizen-centric health services(Prelims 2016)

Who: 4 new IT-based initiatives Where: New Delhi What: Announced by the Union Government When: 25 December 2015 Why: To provide citizen-centric health services Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda on 25 December 2015 announced 4 new Information Technology-based initiatives to provide citizen-centric health services. The

All about Indegenously developed ASTRA missile (Prelims 2016 ,State PSCs ,Sci and Tech )

Who: Air-to-Air Missile Astra Where: ITR, Balasore What: Successfully test-fired by the IAF When: 25 December 2015 Why: To validate anti-jamming capabilities Indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air missile, Astra, was on 25 December 2015 successfully test fired. The test was conducted by the Indian Air Force off the