Point-Wise Current-Affairs & GS (Includes Important PIB Updates) 2021 with Maps & Data- IAS, SSC Etc

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    • Aug 4, 2021
    •  Green Tax [ Environment ]

      In a major step to curb pollution and switch to environment-friendly alternatives, additional taxes are to be imposed on old vehicles. Green tax will help in reducing the pollution level making the polluters pay for pollution. Green tax is also known as the pollution tax or envir…

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    • Aug 3, 2021
    •  India"s First Gender Park 2021 [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      The first of its kind three tower “Gender Park” of the country will open in Kerala from February 2021 onwards. This park will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Kerala. This will also mark the inauguration of second edition of ICGE-II. Thiruvananthapuram is the headquarter o…

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    •  National Marine Turtle Action Plan Launched [ Environment ]

      ‘The Marine Mega Fauna Stranding Guidelines’ and ‘National Marine Turtle Action Plan’ has been recently released by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) . The aim is to create a conservation paradigm for the marine mega fauna and marine turtles.

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    •  Rare Martian Mineral Found in Antarctica [ Science & Technology ]

      In the Antarctica ice, a rare maritime mineral named Jarosite has been found. The mineral was discovered after deep drilling into the Antarctic ice. Jarosite is a mineral from mars scarcely found on earth. The name jarosite was derived from a Spanish name of a yellow flower of th…

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    •  Indo-French Partnership Towards Global Environment [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change from India and the French Minister for Ecological Transition launched the Indo-French Year of the Environment in New Delhi recently. Emphasis on India-France alliance in working towards climate change. Already several projects h…

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    •  Office for International Affairs in Education Institutions [ Education ]

      • The higher education institutes across the country have been asked by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to establish an office for international affairs.
      • These offices have been supposed to “act as a liaison body between the foreign students and sponsoring agency” .

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    • Aug 2, 2021
    •  India and Japan Ink Pact to Enhance Cooperation in ICT [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      Minister for Communications, Electronics, and IT recently signed an MoU for cooperation in the field of Information and Communication Technologies with Japanese Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications.

      MoU Overview

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    •  Metal Fuels [ Science & Technology ]

      Metal fuels have been turning out to be one of the most promising fuels for the future. Microgravity is turning out to be significant in finding answers and models to refine the processes that are needed to burn solid fuels like iron dust more efficiently.

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    •  MoU between India and France for Scientific and Technical Cooperation [ International Relations & Organizations ]

      An approval has been given by the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister of India on Scientific and Technical Cooperation between India and UAE. This cooperation is between National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) , United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES…

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    •  Great Green Wall Initiative [ Environment ]

      An amount of 14 billion USD was recently allocated to the Great Green Wall for Sahel and Sahara Initiative at the recent One Planet Summit for Biodiversity. One Planet Summit was held on January 11,2021 for advancing the protection of nature. The Great Green Wall is an African-le…

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