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Great White Shark A major study decoded Great White Shark entire genome and found that it could hold new clues to the fight against cancer. The great white shark is also known as the great white, white shark or white pointer. It is one of the most powerful and dangerous Read More …

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Least Available Depth Information System (LADIS) portal Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) launched a new portal called Least Available Depth Information System (LADIS). It was designed to facilitate the day to day operations of inland vessels plying on National Waterways and to avoid any hindrance in service and operation. Read More …

KUSUM Scheme

Context: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved launch of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) Scheme with the objective of providing financial and water security to farmers. Aout KUSUM Scheme The scheme would provide extra income to farmers, by giving them an option to sell additional power Read More …

Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS)

Context: For the overall empowerment of Divyangajan, a Regional Conference on Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS) was organized by the Dept. of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. About Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS)  The umbrella Central Sector Scheme called the “Scheme to Promote Voluntary Read More …

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Guru Padbmasambhava Odisha Chief Minister unveiled a 19-foot-high statue of Guru Padmasambhava at Gajapati district recently He is the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. He is also known as second Buddha Historians claim that Guru Padmasambhava was born and brought up in Odisha before he left for Tibet. In Tibetan, Guru Padmasambhava is generally Read More …

Facts Corner-Part-175

The Constitution (125th Amendment) Bill, 2019 The government has introduced a Constitution Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha to increase the financial and executive powers of the 10 Autonomous Councils in the Sixth Schedule areas of the NE region. The Bill is introduced in the wake of protests in the region Read More …

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Agri-Market Infrastructure Fund (AMIF) AMIF  is a corpus of Rs. 2000 crore to be created with NABARD for development and up-gradation of agricultural marketing infrastructure in Gramin Agricultural Markets and Regulated Wholesale Markets. It will provide the State/UT Governments subsidized loan for their proposal for developing marketing infrastructure in 585 Read More …