Economic Development

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What is kurki issue in Punjab?

What is kurki? It means attachment of a farmer’s land, already pledged to the money lending institution or individual, in ...
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India become world’s fifth largest economy

Context India become world’s fifth largest economy after it overtook the United Kingdom in end-March 2022, according to the latest ...
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Open Network for Digital Commerce

Context The Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles, called for the integration ...
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Southern Rice Black-Streaked Dwarf Virus (SRBSDV)

Context THE Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) has confirmed that the mysterious disease resulting in “dwarfing” of rice plants, reported ...
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Mithila Makhana gets a GI tag

Context The government has awarded geographical indication (GI) tag to ‘Mithila Makhana’, in a bid to help farmers get the maximum price ...
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Lumpy Skin Disease Virus

Context Several states, including Gujarat and Rajasthan, have been battling the outbreak of Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD), a viral infection of ...
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Arth Ganga Model

Context Recently, Asok Kumar, the Director General of the National Mission for Clean Ganga, spoke about the Arth Ganga model ...
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Pradhanmantri Bhartiya Janurvarak Pariyojna

Context The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers recently announced that it has been decided to implement One Nation One Fertiliser ...
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What is a developed country?

Context In his Independence Day address, Prime Minister asked Indians to embrace the “Panch Pran” — five vows — by 2047 when ...
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Jobs crisis of India

India’s unique jobs crisis Context India has “too many people” in agriculture and the inability to move surplus labour from ...
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Trade Deficit of India surges to over $31 bn

Context India’s trade deficit has widened to a record $31.02 billion in July thanks to contracting merchandise exports and a ...
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Lumpy Skin Disease

Context Recently, nearly 3,000 cattle have died in Rajasthan and Gujarat due to a viral infection called the Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) ...
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The Energy Conservation Amendment Bill 2022

Context In a bid to meet India’s commitment to exceed its Paris agreement climate targets, the Centre plans to table ...
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Three Arrows Capital (3AC)

Context Singapore’s burgeoning cryptocurrency sector has been shaken by the recent collapse of Three Arrows Capital (3AC), a cryptocurrency hedge fund ...
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India’s largest floating solar plant

Context India’s largest floating solar plant is now fully operational at Ramagundam in Telangana’s Peddapalli district. About India’s largest floating solar ...
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