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Jailed Russian Opposition leader wins top EU prize

Jailed Russian Opposition leader wins top EU prize

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Who is Alexei Navalny? Imprisoned Russian Opposition leader. He was awarded the European Union&rsqu... Read More
What does mean equalisation levy?

What does mean equalisation levy?

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Any foreign company providing services/goods in India through a digital platform could be within the scope of the levy. Read More
Microplastics in Ganga

Microplastics in Ganga

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The Ganga has become a conduit for sewage, solid waste, industrial effluents and other pollutants. Read More
About Nobel Prize on Economic Sciences

About Nobel Prize on Economic Sciences

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The Prize in Economic Sciences is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden. Read More
About National Green Tribunal

About National Green Tribunal

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The Tribunal shall not be bound by the procedure laid down under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, but shall be guided by principles of natural justice. Read More
Serum Institute of India

Serum Institute of India

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It is estimated that about 65% of the children in the world receive at least one vaccine manufactured by Serum Institute. Read More
Zika virus

Zika virus

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Zika virus is transmitted by the Aedes mosquitoes - aegypti and Ae. Albopictus. Read More
Keeladi Archaeological Site

Keeladi Archaeological Site

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Keeladi, a tiny hamlet located 12 km southeast of the historic city of Madurai in Tamil Nadu. Read More
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U), a flagship Mission of Government of India being implemented by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), was launched on 25th June 2015. Read More
Core inflation

Core inflation

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An inflation measure which excludes transitory or temporary price volatility such as food items, energy products etc. Read More
Inventories

Inventories

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Inventory is the array of finished goods or goods used in production held by a company. Read More
Midday meals Scheme

Midday meals Scheme

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In 1925, a Mid Day Meal Programme was introduced for disadvantaged children in Madras Municipal Corporation. Read More
The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef

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It contains the world’s largest collection of coral reefs. Read More
Nobel Prize for economics in 2021

Nobel Prize for economics in 2021

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Canadian-born Dr. Card, was awarded one half of the prize for his research on how minimum wage, immigration and education affect the labour market. Read More
What is Fiscal Deficit?

What is Fiscal Deficit?

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Fiscal deficit occurs in a country when the expenditure of the government exceeds its revenue in a year. Read More
Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)

Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)

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The Priority zone of the Mission is water supply followed by sewerage. Read More
What about Core Sector in India?

What about Core Sector in India?

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Core sectors have a combined share of 40.27 per cent in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). Read More
eSanjeevani

eSanjeevani

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Economy  'eSanjeevani', is a web-based comprehensive telemedicine solution. 'eSanjeevani' exte... Read More
About Bakerwals

About Bakerwals

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Geography The Bakarwal community is a Muslim pastoral tribe situated in Jammu and Kashmir, and alon... Read More
Delimitation Commission of India

Delimitation Commission of India

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Indian Polity It is established by the Government of India under the provisions of the Delimitation... Read More
Project Elephant

Project Elephant

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Environment Project Elephant was launched in 1992 by the Government of India Ministry of Environmen... Read More
Kanchenjunga biosphere

Kanchenjunga biosphere

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Environment The Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve (KBR) of Sikkim, the highest biosphere reserve in... Read More
Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA)

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA)

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Indian Polity The death of Father Stan Swamy, a Jesuit priest and tribal rights activist, while in... Read More
Issues over the Mekedatu project

Issues over the Mekedatu project

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Originally proposed as a hydropower project, the revised Mekedatu dam project has more than one purpose to serve. Read More
Snap Election

Snap Election

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A snap election refers to a swift and often unforeseen decision by the party in power to initiate a general election sooner than the fixed-term deadline. Read More
Viability Gap Funding (VGF)

Viability Gap Funding (VGF)

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Viability Gap Finance means a grant to support projects that are economically justified but not financially viable. Read More
La-Nina and El Nino

La-Nina and El Nino

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El Niño and La Niña are two opposing climate patterns that break normal conditions prevails in the Pacific Ocean. Read More
The Sagarmala Programme

The Sagarmala Programme

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The Sagarmala programme is the flagship programme of the Ministry of Shipping to promote port-led d... Read More
Formation of Legislative Council

Formation of Legislative Council

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The Parliament can abolish a legislative council (where it already exists) or create it (where it does not exist), if the legislative assembly of the concerned state passes a resolution to that effect. Read More
What does mean Currency swap ?

What does mean Currency swap ?

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Economy A currency swap contract (also known as a cross-currency swap contract) is a derivative con... Read More
Renunciation of Indian citizenship now simpler

Renunciation of Indian citizenship now simpler

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Provisions have been made for applicants to upload documents online, with an upper limit of 60 days for the renunciation process to be completed. Read More
Monsoon withdraws from Main Land

Monsoon withdraws from Main Land

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India recorded an average of nearly 87 cm of rainfall. Read More
Monsoon withdraws from Main Land

Monsoon withdraws from Main Land

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Monsoon withdrawal According Indian Meteorological Department, the monsoon is likely to begin withd... Read More
New versions of SBM-U and AMRUT

New versions of SBM-U and AMRUT

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SBM-U 2.0 would aim to make the facilities better, reclaim all landfills and take processing of municipal solid waste to 100% from the present 70%. Read More
New versions of SBM-U and AMRUT

New versions of SBM-U and AMRUT

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The two missions had been designed to make cities “garbage free” and “water secure”. Read More
Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U)

Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U)

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SBM is being implemented by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (M/o HUA) and by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (M/o DWS) for urban and rural areas respectively. Read More
Official Development Assistance (ODA)

Official Development Assistance (ODA)

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It is defined as government aid designed to promote the economic development and welfare of developing countries. Read More
Olympic History in Brief

Olympic History in Brief

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Olympic History from 1896 to 2016 Read More
Facts about Tokyo Olympic 2020

Facts about Tokyo Olympic 2020

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The Japanese capital is hosting the Games for the second time after 1964. Read More
About Pegasus

About Pegasus

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It is a malicious software called Pegasus, which is sold by the NSO Group. Read More
2,300-year-old step-well found near Erode

2,300-year-old step-well found near Erode

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Kodumanal excavation site, habitation-cum-industrial site, a 2,300 year-old step-well has been found Read More
T.N. favours tribunal for sharing waters of Markandeya river

T.N. favours tribunal for sharing waters of Markandeya river

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The proposed dam on Markandeya river in Karnataka, will affect agricultural land in Krishnagiri. Read More
China goes malaria-free with multi-pronged health strategy

China goes malaria-free with multi-pronged health strategy

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Science & Tech The World Health Organization (WHO) declaring that China was “malaria-free... Read More
Tension at Srisailam, Nagarjunasagar

Tension at Srisailam, Nagarjunasagar

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Issues over sharing of water between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Read More
All WHO-approved jabs must be recognised for travel: UN

All WHO-approved jabs must be recognised for travel: UN

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The World Health Organization said that any COVID-19 vaccines it has authorised for emergency use should be recognised by countries as they open up their borders to inoculated travellers. Read More
DCGI nod sought for ZyCoV-D

DCGI nod sought for ZyCoV-D

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It will be the world’s first plasmid DNA vaccine for COVID-19. Read More
No review of Maratha quota judgment

No review of Maratha quota judgment

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The Supreme Court has refused to review its judgment holding the Maratha reservation law unconstitutional. Read More
Viability gap funds for BharatNet

Viability gap funds for BharatNet

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The Union Cabinet approved a viability gap funding support of up to ₹19,041 crore for the implement... Read More