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Melamine Melamine is an organic base chemical most commonly found in the form of white crystals rich in nitrogen. Melamine is widely used in plastics, adhesives, countertops, dishware, and whiteboards. Companies using the milk for further production (e.g. of powdered infant formula) normally check the protein level through a test Read More …

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UNESCO Geo Park UNESCO Global Geoparks are single, unified geographical areas where sites and landscapes of international geological significance are managed with a holistic concept of protection, education and sustainable development. At present, there are 147 UNESCO Global Geoparks in 41 countries UNESCO Global Geoparks is given this designation for Read More …

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Great Indian Hornbill The great hornbill is one of the larger members of the hornbill family, In India the bird is found in Western Ghats and in North-east India. The bird is state bird of Kerala and Arunachal Pradesh. Recently the bird was documented probably for the first time within Read More …

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Global Cooling Coalition The Global Cool Coalition is a unified front that links action across the Kigali Amendment, Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals. The cooling coalition includes government officials from Chile, Rwanda, Denmark as well as leaders from civil society, research and academia. The cooling coalition is expected to Read More …

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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 …