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Sustainable Alternative towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) It is an initiative aimed at providing a Sustainable Alternative towards Affordable Transportation. It is a developmental effort that would benefit vehicle-users as well as farmers and entrepreneurs. Compressed Bio-Gas production plants are set up under the initiative by inviting Expression of Interest from Read More …

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Mirage 2000 Fighter Jet Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 fighters were used to destroy the Jaish-e-Mohammad camps at Balakot along the Line of Control. It is a French multirole, single-engine fourth-generation fighter jet. It is manufactured by Dassault Aviation. It gained prominence after their remarkable success rate in the 1999 Read More …

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Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP) Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP) is an international collaboration of governments, government agencies and multinational organisations. It is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of their citizens through the best use of evidence-based digital technologies. Governments are making significant investments to harness the power Read More …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Arikamedu Arikamedu is the ancient Roman trade centre. It is situated in the south of Puducherry on the right bank of Ariyankuppam River. The port town was inhabited by Romans, Cholas and French. The exports must have included textile, beads, semiprecious gems, glass and shell bangles as wastage at the Read More …

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CAR-T An 11-year-old has become the first patient to receive CAR-T therapy (immunotherapy) that uses the body’s own cells to fight cancer. CAR-T is a personalized form of cancer treatment. CAR-T involves removing immune cells and modifying them in a laboratory so they can recognize cancer cells. Immunotherapy is treatment Read More …