|GS-II||Myanmar coup-The way forward||International Relations|
|‘Defence Production & Export Promotion Policy (DPEPP)’ 2020||Government policies and interventions|
|Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) 2020||Government policies and interventions|
|Russia-China relations||International Relations|
|Yemen Crisis: Saudi presented a peace initiative||International Relations|
|PT Pointer||Aluminium Air Batteries||S&T|
|Diatom Test for Detecting Death via Drowning||S&T|
|Turkey Withdraws from Istanbul Convention||International Relations|
|Pabbi-Antiterror-2021 – SCO’s Joint Anti-Terrorism Exercise||International Relations|
|United Nation's World Happiness Report 2021||International Relations|
|Sealing of India's Border with Myanmar||International Relations|
|Helium Crisis in India||S&T|
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. has entered into a joint venture with Israel-based battery technology start-up Phinergy to develop aluminium-air technology-based battery systems.
Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) relied on a diatom test for leads in the alleged murder case of Mansukh Hiran.
About Diatom Test
Cons of this Test-
Turkey withdraws from the Istanbul Convention - to combat violence against women.
About Istanbul Convention:
As of March 2019, it has been signed by 45 countries and the European Union.
About Council of Europe:
India, Pakistan, China and other members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) will hold a joint anti-terrorism exercise called “Pabbi-Antiterror-2021”.
About Exercise Pabbi-Antiterror-2021:
World Happiness Report 2021 has been released. It evaluates levels of happiness by accounting factors such as GDP, social support, personal freedom, and levels of corruption in each nation.
About World Happiness Report:
Key Findings Related to India:
Other Key Findings:
India has sealed all entry points along the India-Myanmar border to prevent any Myanmar nationals from entering the country.
India imports the majority of helium for its domestic needs but now the U.S appears to cut off exports of helium from 2021. Hence, the Indian industry stands to lose out heavily.
Applications of Helium:
India’s Helium Imports:
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