Omicron- A new new variant of the novel coronavirus

Context The World Health Organization has classified a new variant of the novel coronavirus, which belongs to a lineage named B.1.1.529, as a ‘variant of concern’, and named is Omicron. This variant…

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India signs Glasgow Breakthrough Agenda

Context India is among 40 leaders to back and sign up to the UK's Glasgow Breakthrough Agenda, an international plan to deliver clean and affordable technology everywhere by 2030, launched at…

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Advanced Electronic Warfare (EW) System Shakti

Context The Prime Minister handed over the Advanced Electronic Warfare (EW) System Shakti to the Indian Navy at a ceremony held as part of Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv. About Advanced Electronic Warfare (EW) System…

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Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP)

Context Launched at the UN Climate Action Summit in September 2019, the Risk-informed Early Action Partnership (REAP) brings together an unprecedented range of stakeholders across the climate, humanitarian and development communities…

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Climate Resilient Health Systems Initiative

Context The Climate Resilient Health Systems Initiative under the Adaptation Action Coalition was launched on May 2021 as part of the 12th Petersberg Climate Dialogue (PCD XII). About Climate Resilient Health Systems Initiative Climate change increasingly places stress and…

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12 new butterfly species recorded in the Eastern Ghats

Context Recently, 12 new butterfly species recorded in the Eastern Ghats of Visakhapatnam district. About the 12 new butterfly species recorded in the Eastern Ghats The 12 species recorded as new…

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Declaration on Forests and Land Use

Context Recently, India did not sign the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use – an ambitious declaration initiated by the United Kingdom (UK) to “halt deforestation” and land…

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Glasgow Climate Pact : Key Takeaways

Context After two weeks of hard negotiations with governments squabbling over provisions on phasing out coal, cutting greenhouse gas emissions and providing money to the poor world, the annual climate…

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