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  • May 20, 2020
  • 1 Down to Earth 1-15 March 2020: Hysterectomy Issue in India, Bats and Zoonotic Diseases, Child Flourishing Index, Toxic Air: the Price of Fossil Fuels Report 2020, Erring Thermal Plants [ Down-to-Earth ]

    Bats and Zoonotic Diseases

    • Zoonotic diseases are the infectious diseases.

    • These diseases are caused by bacteria, viruses or parasites.

    • Spreads from non-human/animals (usually vertebrates) to humans.

    • Another name for Zoonotic disease is Zoonosis.

    • Some of the examples are anthr

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  • May 12, 2020
  • 1 Alumni Endowment Fund and Chavang Kut [ Education, Culture ]

    Endowment fund for IIT Delhi. Launched by the President of India. QS World University Ranking-182.

    Key Points

    • An initial commitment of more than ₹250 crore.

    • Nearly half of which will come from Flipkart co-founders.

    • Initial seed capital of ₹255 crore.

    • An aggressive target of r

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  • May 5, 2020
  • 1 Bru Reang Agreement [ Bills ]

    A tripartite agreement has been signed in January 2020 between governments of Tripura and Mizoram, Centre and the representatives of Bru Reang Tribal communities. This agreement envisages an end to 23 year old Bru Reang crisis. The agreement is critical for ensuring peace and eco

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  • Apr 10, 2020
  • 1 Health: HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Act, MMR, Oxytocin, RTS Vaccine [ Health ]

    HIV Act

    The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Act. A legal obligation to protect the privacy of persons with HIV and AIDS. India has the third largest HIV-infected population (estimated 2 million).

    • To decrease new infec

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  • Jan 30, 2020
  • 1 Utilization Status of Nirbhaya Fund [ Policy/Governance ]

    Nirbhaya Fund is a non- lapsable corpus fund that was created by the Ministry of Finance in 2013 to enhance safety and security for women. Ministry of women and child development is the nodal ministry to monitor and review the progress of the Nirbhaya fund. This fund is monitored

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  • Jan 9, 2020
  • 1 Kurukshetra December 2019 Agro-based Industries Perspectives of Dairy Industry [ Kurukshetra ]

    Perspectives of Dairy Industry In India: Dairying provides a remunerative outlet for family labour, so farmers’ families are encouraged to take up dairying as an occupation subsidiary to agriculture. Other than income generation & livelihood security, dairying also ensures nutrit

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  • Jan 7, 2020
  • 1 Carbon Credit Smoke Screen CO2 emissions [ Policy/Governance, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Committees/Govt. Bodies, Down-to-Earth ]

    In 2018 COP24 in Katowice (is a city in southern Poland) finalises elements of the Paris Rulebook on the format for national targets, financial reporting, transparency requirements, and the global stocktake. In 2019 Russia Agreement. The US triggers one-year countdown to final wi

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  • Dec 31, 2019
  • 1 DTE 1-15 Dec 2019 Carbon Credit Smoke Screen [ Down-to-Earth ]

    Carbon Credit Smoke Screen: Carbon markets have shifted the mitigation responsibility from developed to the developing countries. These carbon markets were created under the Kyoto Protocol of 1997 with the hope that their expansion would increase investments in low-carbon and mit

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  • Dec 2, 2019
  • 1 Tiger Conservation in Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam and Andhra Pradesh [ Environment/Ecology ]

    The number of tigers in Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR) in Andhra Pradesh has increased by efforts taken by Tiger Conservation Foundation (TCF). Nagarjuna-Srisailam Tiger Reserve is also the largest tiger reserve and it spreads over five districts of Andhra Pradesh

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  • Nov 7, 2019
  • 1 Warming Seas a Breath of Foul Air [ Down-to-Earth ]

    The sea level rose globally by about 15 cm relative to 1986 - 2005 on an average during the 20th century. This warming of seas is expected to rise twice as fast and could reach up to 60 cm by 2100. On September 23,2019 according to the reports of UN Climate Action Summit (UNCAS)

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  • Sep 17, 2019
  • 1 Abrogation of Article 370 [ Policy/Governance, International Relations/Organizations, Bills ]

    The Union Minister for Home Affairs in India introduced two bills followed by two resolutions regarding Jammu and Kashmir in Lok Sabha on 6th August 2019. The state of Jammu and Kashmir is to be bifurcated into two Union territories – Jammu and Kashmir (with legislature) and Lada

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  • Aug 29, 2019
  • 1 Down to Earth 16- 30 July 2019 [ Down-to-Earth ]

    Life on Mars? Compost Generation Scientific Misconduct Birds of North East: - Mars & Methane: Normal methane levels on Mars is 0.24 and 0.65 parts per billion (ppb). Rover has detected 21 ppb inside the 154-km-wide Gale crater. 4 times the previous maximum levels (5.8 ppb) recor

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  • Aug 24, 2019
  • 1 Steps Being Taken to Control Spread of Fall Army Worm [ Policy/Governance, Environment/Ecology, Down-to-Earth ]

    The Department under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is taking several steps to control the spread of Fall Army Worm in the country. The term “armyworm” can be referred to several species with invasive behaviour on a massive scale at larval stage.

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  • May 31, 2019
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions in Polity & Governance 2019 - IAS/NET (Part 2) (Set-3) [ Policy/Governance ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the optio

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  • May 29, 2019
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions in Polity & Governance 2019-IAS/Net (Part 3) (Set-1) [ Policy/Governance ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the optio

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  • 2 📹 Expected Questions in Polity & Governance 2019 –IAS/NET (Part-1) (Set-3) [ Policy/Governance ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the optio

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  • May 27, 2019
  • 1 Expected Questions in Agriculture and Animals 2019 – IAS/NET (Part-2) - (Set 1) [ Agriculture/Agro Industries ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channel to get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. com. You can download the pdf by clicking the optio

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  • May 15, 2019
  • 1 Yojana April 2019 Handicrafts & Textiles of India (Part-2) [ Yojana ]

    Perfecting Craftsmanship through Skilling: India - world’s 2nd largest producer of textiles & garments & ranks in top 3 in export of handicrafts. Skilling opportunities in various job roles like – auto loom weaver, power loom operator, Shuttleless Loom Weaver – Projectile, Beam

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  • Apr 16, 2019
  • 1 Kurukshetra April 2019 : a Journal on Rural Development (Part-2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Thenmala Ecotourism: India’s first planned ecotourism destination. Major activities & zones in this scenic spot situated 72 kms away from Trivandrum are a) Adventure zone, b) Boating c) Butterfly safari, d) children’s park, e) Deer Rehabilitation Centre, f) Leisure zone g) Music

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  • Apr 9, 2019
  • 1 📹 Expected Questions on Environment & Latest Developments 2019 - IAS/(Part-1) (Set-3) [ Environment/Ecology ]

    Please find below the most important expected topics for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam 2019. Subscribe@Examrace YouTube Channelto get the complete series of expected questions. For practice and solutions visit - doorsteptutor. comYou can download the pdf by clicking the option “

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  • Apr 5, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Implementation of Rashtriya Gokul Mission [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries has been implementing Rashtriya Gokul Mission with the aim of development and conservation of indigenous bovine breeds. The “Rashtriya Gokul Mission” has been launched by the Government for

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  • Apr 4, 2019
  • 1 Online Lending Portal for MSMEs [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    An online lending portal www.psbloansin59minutes.com with majority ownership of 6 Public Sector Banks (PSBs) / Financial Institutions (FIs) along with their associated companies, has been launched which facilitates in principle approval for loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterpr

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  • Apr 3, 2019
  • 1 📹 Yojana February 2019: Infrastructure (Part-2) [ Yojana ]

    Bharatmala Pariyojana: Biggest Revolution in Indian Highways: Widen NHs was made in 1998 during Atal Bihari Vajpayee Govt. by launching National Highways Development Program (NHDP), which had two major components of 5,846 km of Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) connecting four metro cit

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  • Mar 31, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Budget Summary with Major Highlights of the Interim Budget 2019-20 [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Interim Budget 2019 - 20 besides having a major Scheme for the farmers, it provides tax sops and sets the Developmental Agenda for the years to come. A New Deal for 12 Crore Small and Marginal farmers with direct income support.

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  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 1 Year End Review 2018: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ayushman Bharat is a centrally sponsored programme anchored in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). It is an umbrella of two major health initiatives, namely Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs) and Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (PMJAY).

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  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Initiatives to Promote Research in Higher Educational Institutions [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Human Resource Development and its organizations like University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) are undertaking various research projects in the different Higher Educational Institutions.

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  • Feb 28, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Proposals of Several States Approved for Implementation of Mahila Police Volunteer Scheme [ Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    The proposal from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh for the implementation of Mahila Law enforcement Volunteer Scheme has been permitted by the union federal government.

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  • Feb 20, 2019
  • 1 Agricultural Project with FAO [ Agriculture/Agro Industries ]

    The government has launched a Global Environment Facility (GEF) assisted project namely, “Green – Ag: Transforming Indian Agriculture for global environment benefits and the conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes” in collaboration with the Food and Agricultur

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  • Feb 18, 2019
  • 1 🌟 YEAR ENDER - Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs [ Policy/Governance, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    100 Smart Cities selected in 4 rounds—SPVS incorporated in all 5,151 Projects identified by Cities worth more than Rs. 2 lakh crore under implementation in 100 cities 534 Projects worth Rs. 10,116 crore completed Implementation commenced for 1,177 projects worth Rs. 43,493 crore

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  • Feb 11, 2019
  • 1 NEID SCHEME [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    North East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS), 2017 will catalyse the industrial development in the North Eastern Region including Sikkim It has come into force from 01.04. 2017 and will remain in force up to 31.03. 2022.

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  • Dec 4, 2018
  • 1 📹 Yojana November 2018: Swachhata from Idea to Reality (Part 2) [ Yojana ]

    Other Highlights: - In Rewari dist. of Haryana, school children are becoming voice of SBM as they went on rally to spread awareness abt cleanliness & hygiene. In Jaunpur of UP, communities came together to participate in sanitation activities & spread message of Swachhata. Pit

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  • Nov 26, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra November 2018: Rural Health (Part 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics included in this Article: Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana, Poshan Abhiyan, Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram, SAATHIYA Resource Kit & ‘Saathiya Salah’ Mobile App for adolescents.

    • Tele-Medicine: A New Healthcare Opportunity

    • Kaya Kalp (Clean Hospi

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra November 2018 - Rural Health (Part 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Present Situation: Govt. facilities face different set of challenges in ensuring quality of care: huge patient load, lack of accountability, absenteeism, management gaps & fixed salary based payment incentives.

    • Current legal framework for regulation of medical services is under

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  • Nov 14, 2018
  • 1 Kerala Tops Public Affairs Index [ Policy/Governance, Country/State Ranks/Indices ]

    According to Public Affairs Index (PAI) 2018, Kerala tops list as best-governed state in country followed by Tamil Nadu. Index was released by think tank Public Affairs Centre (PAC).

    Kerala has topped PAI as best-governed state for 3rd consecutive year since 2016 among large sta

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  • Sep 25, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra September 2018: Sustainable Rural Development (Part - 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    MGNREGS: Empowerment Rural India - Mahatma Gandhi National Rural employment Guarantee Scheme – flagship program of govt. is quite relevant as program aims at enhancing livelihood security of rural poor.

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    Sustainable Rural Development: Kurukshetra September 201

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  • Sep 12, 2018
  • 1 📹 Social Empowerment: Yojana August 2018 Summary (Part - 2) [ Yojana ]

    Mudra Scheme (Pradhan Mantri’s Mudra Yojana, PMMY) - Micro Units development & Re-finance Agency (MUDRA) executing financial body fulfils programme objectives under stand-up India initiative.

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    Social Empowerment: Yojana August 2018 (In English)

    Dr. Manishika

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  • Sep 9, 2018
  • 1 Election Commission of India Launches Mobile App “cVigil” to Enable Citizens [ Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Chief Election Commissioner launched an Android-based mobile application named ‘cVigil’ for citizens to report any violation of the model code of conduct during elections. The app will help voters to share malpractice proof with the authorities.

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  • 2 National Generic Document Registration System Adopted in Punjab and Andaman& Nicobar Islands [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministery for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj & Mines inaugurated National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) in all sub-registrar offices in Andaman & Nicobar Islands & Punjab from New Delhi thru Video-Conferencing.

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  • Sep 6, 2018
  • 1 🌟 8 Umbrella Schemes for Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Cabinet approved continuance of 8 existing schemes of Ministry of Home Affairs upto March 2020 for relief & rehabilitation of migrants & repatriates under Umbrella scheme “Relief & Rehabilitation of Migrants & Repatriates”.

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  • Aug 24, 2018
  • 1 मेडिनी पुरस्कार योजना (Medini Award Scheme - in Hindi) (Part 15) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    मेडिनी पुरस्कार योजना- 22 जुलाई, 2018 को हिन्दी लेखकों के पुनरीक्षण के बारे में हिन्दी लेखकों के लेखों को पुरस्कृत करने के लिए पर्यावरण मंत्रालय ने ’ मेडिनी पुरस्कार योजना’ की पुन: पेश की। यह एक ऐसी योजना है जो भारतीय लेखकों को पर्यावरण प्रदूषण पर हिन्दी में उनके मूल कार्य के ल

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  • Aug 15, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra July 2018 Summary: Panchayati Raj (Part - 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Decentralized Planning: GP development plan (GPDP) will have a clear component addressing vulnerabilities of poor & marginalized people. Telangana, a newly emerged state announced a scheme ’ Gram Jyoti’ in August 2015 utilizing 14th FC funds, stating that scheme aims to “empower

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  • Aug 11, 2018
  • 1 मणिपुर में पहला राष्ट्रीय खेल विश्वविद्यालय(1st National Sports Uni. in Manipur -in Hindi) (Part 17) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

    मणिपुर में पहला राष्ट्रीय खेल विश्वविद्यालय- केन्द्रीय मंत्रिमंडल ने मणिपुर में देश के पहले राष्ट्रीय खेल विश्वविद्यालय की स्थापना के लिए एक अध्यादेश को मंजूरी दे दी है। इम्फाल पश्चिम जिले में 524 करोड़ रुपये की लागत के साथ विश्वविद्यालय 3224 एकड़ जमीन पर फैला होगा।

    • मणिपुर में रा

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  • Aug 1, 2018
  • 1 Year on Year Target for Solar Energy Sector [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Vice President of India, said that India has huge potential to become the leader in solar energy sector addressing the inaugural session of ELECRAMA 2018, organized by the Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturing Association, in Noida, UP.

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