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  • Jul 6, 2018
  • 1 Indian Railways Fits Specially Designed Aerators in Basin-Taps of Tejas Express [ Environment/Ecology, Railways ]

    Specially-designed aerators are installed in basin-taps of Tejas Express train as step towards water conservation by Indian Railway Ministry. Measure was taken by Bhusawal Division of Central Railway zone. Aerators thru their fine pores break incoming stream of water into fine su

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  • Jul 5, 2018
  • 1 First National Conclave on Psychological Trauma, Child Protection, and Mental Illnesses [ Health ]

    1st National Conclave on Psychological Trauma, Child Protection, & Mental Illnesses held on 27 - 28th March, 2018 in New Delhi. Two day conclave was organised by Ministry of Women & Child Development in collaboration w/Department of Psychiatry, AIIMS.

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    Image of First National Conclave on Psychological Trauma

    Image of First National Conclave on Psychological Trauma

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  • 2 🌟 E-Vidhan Mission Mode Project to Make Functioning of State Legislatures Paperless (Important) [ Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs inaugurated new office of Central Project Monitoring Unit for e-Vidhan project of Government at Parliament House Annexe. It was launched by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Parliamentary Affairs, Statistics & Programme Implementation as pa

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  • 3 EPFO Introduces ‘View Pension Passbook’ Service for the Pensioners Through Umang App [ Science/Technology ]

    Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) started ‘View Pension Passbook’ service for pensioners thru Umang App. Shareholders will be able to see their passbook details on applying app, so that they will know balance. Umang app was launched by govt. in 2017.

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    Image of Employment Provident Fund Organization

    Image of Employment Provident Fund Organization

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  • Jul 3, 2018
  • 1 BS-VI Fuel Will Bring Down Sulphur Level by 80 Percent from Current BSIV Levels [ Environment/Ecology ]

    BS VI fuel for automobiles are expected to cut level of pollutant sulphur in petrol & diesel by as much as 80%. Advancing Date of rollout of shift to BS VI fuels announced by 2 years to 2018 in national capital Delhi & 2019 in adjoining National Capital Region (NCR).

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    Image of Bring Down Sulphur Level

    Image of Bring Down Sulphur Level

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  • 2 What is Asita? Yamuna River Front Development Project [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has asked Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to expedite “Asita”, its Yamuna River Front Development Project. People-friendly bio-diversity zone will be created for people to interact freely w/river’s eco-system.

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    Image of Yamuna River Front Development Project

    Image of Yamuna River Front Development Project

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  • Jul 1, 2018
  • 1 Stephen Hawking Dies at 76 [ Science/Technology, Personalities ]

    Scientist and author Stephen Hawking has died aged 76. His family confirmed that he had died peacefully at his home in Cambridge, Britain. What were Discoveries of Stephen Hawking? - In 1970, Hawking realised the mathematical approaches he developed with mathematician Roger Penro

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  • 2 Solar Storm Could Strike Earth! What is Solar Storm? [ Science/Technology, Space/ISRO ]

    A huge solar storm was heading towards Earth, which could strike earth on March 15, 2018. What Destructions Could Be Caused By The Solar Storm? - The storm is expected to: Knockout satellites, Disrupt power supplies.

     Image of Solar Storm

    Image of Solar Storm

    Image of Solar Storm

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  • Jun 29, 2018
  • 1 India’S First Insect Museum Opened in Tamil Nadu [ Environment/Ecology ]

    A Rs. 5 crore insect museum with the state-of-the-art amenities was unveiled by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore fully dedicated to insects and claimed to be the first of its in the country.

    Map of India’s First Insect Museum - Tamil Nadu

    Map of India’s First Insect Museum - Tamil Nadu

    Map of India’s First Insect Museum - Tamil Nadu

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  • 2 Sach-Gaurav: India’S First Cloned Assamese Buffalo Created by Central Institute [ Science/Technology ]

    The Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes (CIRB) has claimed that India’s first cloned Assamese buffalo male calf named Sach-Gaurav was born in in Hisar, Haryana. It was born to Murrah buffalo, at Hi Tech Sach Dairy Farm, 100 kms from cloning laboratory, making it first buf

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  • Jun 27, 2018
  • 1 MoU Between India-Guyana on Renewable Energy [ International Relations/Organizations, Environment/Ecology ]

    The Union Cabinet was informed of an MoU between India and Guyana on bilateral cooperation in renewable energy signed on January 30, 2018 by Power and New & Renewable Energy ministry and the Foreign Minister of the Co-operative, Guyana.

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    Image of MoU between India-Guyana on Renewable Energy

    Image of MoU between India-Guyana on Renewable Energy

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  • 2 Hot, Metallic Earth-Sized Planet Discovered [ Science/Technology, Space/ISRO ]

    Scientists have discovered a hot, metallic, Earth-sized planet orbiting a dwarf star located 260 million light years away. Named K2 - 229b, the planet is almost 20 per cent larger than Earth but has a mass which is over two-and-a-half times greater.

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    Image of Hot, Metallic Earth-Sized Planet Discovered

    Image of Hot, Metallic Earth-Sized Planet Discovered

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  • 3 LaQshya Program to Improve Quality of Maternity Care [ Health ]

    The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched LaQshya program for improving quality of maternity care in labour room and maternity Operation Theatre (OT). It is being implemented to ‘fast-track’ interventions for achieving tangible results.

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    LaQshya Program Image

    LaQshya Program Image

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  • Jun 26, 2018
  • 1 Biggest Solar Power Plant in Uttar Pradesh [ Economy, Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Biggest Solar Power Plant has been set up in Uttar Pradesh through transparent auction under the Solar Park scheme of New and Renewable Energy Ministry. Viability Gap Funding (VGF) of Rs. 74.25 lakh per MW was provided by the Government of India for the project.

    Map of solar power plant in uttar pradesh

    Map of Solar Power Plant in Uttar Pradesh

    Map of solar power plant in uttar pradesh

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  • 2 Member Countries of WHO SEARO to End TB by Signing ‘Delhi End TB Summit Statement of Action’ [ International Relations/Organizations, Health ]

    The member nations of World Health Organization-Regional Office for South-East Asia (WHO-SEARO) signed and adopted the Delhi End TB Summit Statement of Action. To date, post-disaster funding through South-East Asia Regional Health Emergency Fund has done an excellent job of helpi

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  • 3 What is POSHAN Abhiyaan? Executive Committee Under POSHAN Abhiyaan (Important) [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Executive Committee, which is the Apex body for all Nutrition related activities under the POSHAN Abhiyaan, has taken decisions for improving health conditions across the country.

    Image of Executive Committee under POSHAN Abhiyaan

    Image of Executive Committee under POSHAN Abhiyaan

    Image of Executive Committee under POSHAN Abhiyaan

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  • 4 Steps to Reduce Drug Abuse: 1800-11-0031 – National Toll Free Drug De-Addiction Helpline Number [ Policy/Governance, Health ]

    A 24 x 7 National Toll Free Drug De-addiction Helpline Number 1800 - 11 - 0031 has been set up to help the victims of drug abuse. The last National Survey on the extent, pattern, and trend of drug abuse was sponsored by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and conducted by

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  • 5 🌟 Steps to Tackle NCDs: Increase in Deaths Due to Non-Communicable Diseases (Important) [ Health ]

    The disease pattern in India in general and particularly in rural India has undergone a significant shift over the last 15 years. An early inkling of this change was evident in a 2001 - 2003 Government of India report on the causes of death in the country. The report revealed tha

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  • Jun 22, 2018
  • 1 IREDA, EIB Ink 150mn-Euro Loan Agreement for Renewable Energy [ Economy, International Relations/Organizations, Environment/Ecology ]

    Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and European Investment Bank (EIB) inked a 150 million euros loan agreement, a move that will benefit over 1.1 million households with clean energy.

    IREDA, EIB Ink 150mn-Euro Loan Agreement for Renewable Energy

    IREDA, EIB Ink 150mn-Euro Loan Agreement for Renewable Energy

    IREDA, EIB Ink 150mn-Euro Loan Agreement for Renewable Energy

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  • 2 Founding Conference of International Solar Alliance [ International Relations/Organizations, Environment/Ecology ]

    The founding conference of the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA) was held in New Delhi on March 11. President of India had hosted dinner for all the members of ISA who had attended the founding Conference.

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    Image of International Solar Alliance

    Image of International Solar Alliance

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  • 3 Consultation on Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1971 [ Health, Bills ]

    The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare conducted extensive consultative process (initiated in 2006) with experts, with the objective of proposing suitable amendments to Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971.

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    Image of Medical Termination of Pregnancy

    Image of Medical Termination of Pregnancy

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  • Jun 21, 2018
  • 1 Surya Mitra & Solar Study Lamp Scheme-One Million Solar Study Lamps Scheme Successfully Implemented [ Science/Technology, Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said today it has distributed one million solar study lamps under Solar Study Lamp Scheme for states including Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Uttar Pradesh.

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    Image of Surya Mitra and Solar Study Lamp Scheme

    Image of Surya Mitra and Solar Study Lamp Scheme

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  • 2 Draft Guidelines on Food Fortification of Salt, Milk, Wheat Flour, Rice and Edible Oil [ Policy/Governance, Health ]

    The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued the draft guidelines on fortification for five food items – salt, milk, wheat flour, rice and edible oil – to boost production and consumption of fortified foods.

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    Image of Commonly Fortified Foods

    Image of Commonly Fortified Foods

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  • 3 Elimination of Malaria [ Health ]

    The Union Health Ministry and Family Welfare for first time has unveiled National Strategic Plan (NSP) for Malaria Elimination (2017 - 22). It has set malaria elimination deadline as 2027, three years ahead of the global deadline. The NSP is based on 2016 National Framework for M

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  • Jun 20, 2018
  • 1 ‘Green Good Deeds’ Movement Launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Union Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEFCC) launched Green Good Deeds campaign on 19th May 2018. Purpose of people-oriented campaign is to sensitise people & students, in particular abt climate change & global warming.

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    Image of ‘Green Good Deeds’ Movement

    Image of ‘Green Good Deeds’ Movement

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  • 2 AIIMS MBBS 2018 Exam Results Declared

    All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) MBBS 2018 Exam Results Declared. This exam was conducted on 26 May and 27 May, 2018. First time AIIMS MBBS was conducted in four shifts. The result has been released in the form of merit list and individual percentile scorecards.

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  • Jun 19, 2018
  • 1 DEPwD to Organise Cochlear Implant Awareness Programme [ Policy/Governance, Health ]

    Department of Empowerment of Persons w/Disabilities (DEPwD) under Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment Organised ‘Cochlear Implant Awareness Programme’ on 6thMay, 2018 at Huda Convention Centre in Faridabad, Haryana.

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    Image of Cochlear Implants Work

    Image of Cochlear Implants Work

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  • 2 🌟 What is a Phumdi? Floating Lab to Monitor Manipur’S Loktak Lake (Important) [ Environment/Ecology, Disaster Management ]

    The Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Laboratory (IBSD), Imphal, set up a floating laboratory in northeast India’s largest freshwater lake, Loktak to constantly monitor its water quality and eventually improve it.

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    Image of Largest Water Lake in India

    Image of largest water lake in India

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  • Jun 15, 2018
  • 1 📹 Nipah Virus (NiV) [ Health ]

    Zoonosis that causes disease in humans and animals, Nipah Virus Host – Fruit Bats (Pteropodidae Family, Pteropus genus), RNA virus that is part of the Paramyxovidae family. WHO list of Blueprint priority disease: 1st identified - Kampung Sungai Nipah, Malaysia in 1998 (pigs as in

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  • Jun 13, 2018
  • 1 Mission Indradhanush- PM Launches Campaign to Eradicate TB from India by 2025 [ Health ]

    A deadline of 2025 was set to free India from tuberculosis (TB), five years ahead of the global deadline set by World Health Organization (WHO). The announcement of the deadline was made during the “End TB summit”.

    Image of PM Launches Campaign to Eradicate TB from India by2025

    Image of PM Launches Campaign to Eradicate TB from India By2025

    Image of PM Launches Campaign to Eradicate TB from India by2025

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