Point-Wise Current-Affairs & GS (Includes Important PIB Updates) 2022 with Maps & Data- IAS, SSC Etc

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Jul 9, 2021

Mapping Genetic Diversity in Indian Ocean 

Under one of its flagship projects Trace Biome, a project has been started by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO) , Goa for mapping the genetic diversity of organisms and the effect of micronutrients and trace metals on …

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Science & Technology

Gram Ujala Scheme 

Gram Ujala scheme has been launched in Uttar Pradesh for providing LED bulbs at ₹ 10 each. This scheme enables better illumination in rural households at an affordable price. This scheme was launched by the Union Power and Renewable Energy Minister in the Lok Sabha constituency o…

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Government Schemes/Projects

Flexible Fuel Vehicles (FFVs) 

With an aim to reducing the use of polluting fossil fuels and cutting down harmful emissions, auto companies may soon be asked to manufacture passenger and commercial vehicles that can run on multiple fuel configuration.

Overview

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Environment

Russia Launches 38 Satellites for 18 Countries 

Recently 38 satellites for 18 countries were put by Russia into orbit from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Due to technical issues, the launch date was delayed. Roscosmos՚s achievements include the world՚s first satellite, first human spaceflight, and first space station.

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Science & Technology

Global Wind Report-2021 

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) dated 25,2021 released Global Wind Report 2021. This report highlights wind power՚s role on the road to net zero. The COP 26 is to be held in November 2021.

Report Overview

  • In history for the global wi…

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Environment

Protecting Great Indian Bustard 

Due to increasing death figures of birds being caused by the collision with power lines (dwindling natural habitats in Gujarat and Rajasthan) , the Supreme Court of India recently has given suggestion on behalf of the critically endangered Great Indian Bustards.

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Environment

Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme 

In association with 9 Indian Institute of Managements, the ministry of skill development & entrepreneurship have invited applications for a two-year Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF) Programme. A stipend of ₹ 60,000 a month would be given as the programme rolls out nation…

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Government Schemes/Projects

Jul 7, 2021

African Elephants Face Growing Risk of Extinction 

The African elephants living in forests and savannas are increasingly threatened as per Red List of Species report of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) . The conservationists have demanded for an urgent end to poaching.

Assessment Overvie…

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Environment

Mobile Seva App Store 

India has developed its first indigenously developed App Store called “Mobile Seva Appstore.” This app store will be developed at free of cost during its initial phases.

Major Highlights

  • This app store has been launched by the Ministry of Electronics …

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Science & Technology

IEPFAs Mobile App Launched 

Central Scrutiny Centre (CSC) and Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) Mobile App has been launched by the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs. These two are the tech-enabled initiatives by Ministry of Corporate Affairs. These initiatives will stren…

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