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Pilibhit tiger reserve gets the first TX2 award

Pilibhit tiger reserve gets the first TX2 award: Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Uttar Pradesh has bagged the first international award, TX2, among the 13 tiger ranging countries for having doubled the number of tigers in less than the stipulated time.

28 November, 2020

SDGs Investor Map For India launched

SDGs Investor Map For India launched United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Invest India have launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Investor Map for India. Key takeaways It laid out 18 Investment Opportunities Areas (IOAs) in six critical SDG enabling sectors, that can help the country push forward on the trajectory of Sustainable Development. The six focus sectors: Education, healthcare, agriculture and allied activities, financial services, renewable energy and alterna

27 November, 2020

Sea Guardian Drones from US

Sea Guardian Drones from US Recently, two American MQ9B Sea Guardian unarmed drones have been inducted by the Indian Navy. It is the maritime variant of the Predator MQ9 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).

25 November, 2020

Kochi-Muziris Biennale

5th edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale has been postponed to 1st November 2021, which was earlier set to be inaugurated on 12th December 2020.

28 October, 2020

Kisan Suryodaya Yojana: Gujarat

Kisan Suryodaya Yojana: Gujarat • It aimed at providing day-time electricity to farmers in Gujarat for irrigation and farming purposes. • Rs. 3,500 crore will be spent over the next three years for providing solar power to farmers for irrigation during daytime (5 AM to 9 PM). • 10 districts including Dahod, Gir-Somnath and Tapi have been selected under the Scheme for 2020-21. The remaining districts will be covered in a phase-wise manner by 2022-23.

25 October, 2020

Nuakhai Juhar

Nuakhai Juhar is an agricultural festival, also called Nuakhai Parab or Nuakahi Bhetghat.

24 August, 2020

Harit Path Mobile App

Harit Path Mobile App

23 August, 2020

Chora Museum 

Chora Museum 

22 August, 2020

Swachh Survekshan 2020

Swachh Survekshan 2020

21 August, 2020

National Recruitment Agency

National Recruitment Agency

20 August, 2020

'Subhiksha Keralam' Project

'Subhiksha Keralam' Project

19 August, 2020

Plug and play Business model

Plug and play Business model

18 August, 2020

Darknet:

Darknet:

17 August, 2020

Jaya Jaitly Committee

Jaya Jaitly Committee

16 August, 2020

African Swine Fever (ASF)

African Swine Fever (ASF)

15 August, 2020

Abraham Accord

Abraham Accord

14 August, 2020

Environmental Performance Index 2020

Environmental Performance Index:

13 August, 2020

Postinfo app

Postinfo app

11 August, 2020

Farm infra scheme

Farm infra scheme

10 August, 2020

What Is Severance Pay?

What Is Severance Pay?

06 August, 2020

Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN)

Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN)

05 August, 2020

UK to Issue Coin in Honour of Mahatma Gandhi

UK to Issue Coin in Honour of Mahatma Gandhi

04 August, 2020

U.K. to issue coin to honour Gandhiji

U.K. to issue coin to honour Gandhiji

03 August, 2020

Barakah nuclear power plant

Barakah nuclear power plant

02 August, 2020

Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar

Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar The Government of India has invited nominations for the ‘Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar’. Applications for the year 2021 would be accepted till 31st August 2020.

31 July, 2020

ASTHROS mission

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has begun work on a balloon that will carry a 2.5-meter telescope into the stratosphere to observe wavelengths of light that are not visible from the ground.

30 July, 2020

Source-sink dynamics

Source-sink dynamics

29 July, 2020

Mission Indradhanush

Statistical Office (NSO) released a report on immunization among children. The survey was conducted during July 2017-June 2018. Highlights of the report -   Around 60% of children under five years of age were fully immunized. This includes about 59% of boys and 60% of girls across the country who had been fully immunized with all eight prescribed vaccinations (BCG, OPV- 1, 2,3, DPT- 1,2,3 and measles). In rural India (58%) and Urban (62%) were fully immunized. Majority of the children rec ei

28 July, 2020

Yercaud lake affected by Water hyacinth

Yercaud lake affected by Water hyacinth

27 July, 2020

Tianwen-1 Mars mission

Tianwen-1 Mars mission

24 July, 2020

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure

23 July, 2020

IIT-M researchers use artificial materials and ultrasound to detect defects in large structures

IIT-M researchers use artificial materials and ultrasound to detect defects in large structures

22 July, 2020

ASPIRE Portal for Automotive Industry

The International Centre of Automotive Technology (ICAT) is developing a technology platform for the automotive industry called ASPIRE - Automotive Solutions Portal for Industry, Research and Education.

20 July, 2020

Why is a psoriasis drug being used to treat COVID-19 patients?

Why is a psoriasis drug being used to treat COVID-19 patients?

19 July, 2020

Himalayan Viagra

Himalayan Viagra Ophiocordyceps sinensis, also known as Himalayan Viagra is a fungus. It is known for its aphrodisiac and rejuvenation properties Recently IUCN has placed the fungus, in the ‘vulnerable’ category.

18 July, 2020

No postal ballot facility for voters above 65: EC

No postal ballot facility for voters above 65: EC

17 July, 2020

Zinc Gluconate

Element Zinc is vital for maintaining normal bone homeostasis, and its levels are reported to get reduced in rheumatoid arthritis patients and arthritis-induced animals.

16 July, 2020

Forest Fires in India

According to the report of the Forest Survey of India, between 2003–2017, a total of 5,20,861 active forest fire events were detected in India. About 54% of the forest cover in India is exposed to occasional fire.

14 July, 2020

Training Mobilisation Order (TMO)

President Xi Jinping Thursday signed a mobilization order for the training of the armed forces, the first order of the Central Military Commission (CMC) in 2020.

13 July, 2020

Original antigenic sin

Original antigenic sin

12 July, 2020

Current Account

The current account measures the flow of goods, services, and investments into and out of the country. It represents a country’s foreign transactions and, like the capital account, is a component of a country’s Balance of Payments (BOP).

11 July, 2020

Zardoszi

Zardozi work is a type of embroidery predominant in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. It is a type of heavy and elaborate metal embroidery on a silk, satin, or velvet fabric base.

10 July, 2020

Climate Vulnerable Forum

It is an international partnership of countries highly vulnerable to a warming planet. The forum serves as a South-South cooperation platform for participating governments to act together to deal with global climate change.

09 July, 2020

Ambarnaya river

Ambarnaya river.

08 July, 2020

Most populous city in the World

Tokyo is the most populous city in the World

07 July, 2020

Sakteng Wildlife sanctuary

Sakteng Wildlife sanctuary is located in the eastern sector of Bhutan claimed by China recently.

06 July, 2020

Great Oxidation Event (GOE)

The Great Oxidation Event (GOE), sometimes also called the Great Oxygenation Event, Oxygen Catastrophe, Oxygen Crisis, Oxygen Holocaust, or Oxygen Revolution, was a time period when the Earth's atmosphere and the shallow ocean experienced a rise in oxygen, approximately 2.4 billion years ago (2.4 Ga) to 2.1–2.0 Ga during the Paleoproterozoic era.

05 July, 2020

Rules applicable in the Contiguous Zone

Recently the UNCLOS’s Permanent Arbitration Council has handed over the jurisdiction of Italian Marines in the Enrica Lexie case of shooting Kerala fishermen in India’s Contiguous Zone to Italy government.

04 July, 2020

Bostwana

Elephant deaths in Bostwana

03 July, 2020

National Statistics Day

This year, the Statistics Day (29th June) will be celebrated virtually, in view of the travel and safety advisories on account of the global Covid-19 pandemic.

30 June, 2020

China Study Group (CSG)

China Study Group (CSG)

29 June, 2020

Shelling

Shelling

28 June, 2020

World Drug Report,UNODC

World Drug Report,UNODC

27 June, 2020

Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan

Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan

26 June, 2020

Assam: Ambubachi Mela - Kamakhya temple

Assam: Ambubachi Mela - Kamakhya temple

25 June, 2020

Ashadhi Bij, the Kutchi New Year

Ashadhi Bij, the Kutchi New Year

24 June, 2020

Decarbonising Transport project by NITI Aayog

Decarbonising Transport project by NITI Aayog

23 June, 2020

UNICEF Kid Power

UNICEF Kid Power

22 June, 2020

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

21 June, 2020

Acharya Shri Mahapragyaji

Acharya Shri Mahapragyaji

20 June, 2020

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

19 June, 2020

IAEA

IAEA

18 June, 2020

ICMR RECOMMENDS THE USE OF RAPID ANTIGEN TEST KIT

ICMR RECOMMENDS THE USE OF RAPID ANTIGEN TEST KIT

17 June, 2020

e-Office

e-Office

16 June, 2020

Information Fusion Centre for Indian Ocean Region

Information Fusion Centre for Indian Ocean Region

15 June, 2020

Great Oxidation Event (GOE)

Great Oxidation Event (GOE)

14 June, 2020

National Adaptation fund for climate change

National Adaptation fund for climate change

11 June, 2020

World ocean day

World ocean day

09 June, 2020

Global Terrorism Index

Global Terrorism Index

08 June, 2020

Paleolithic sites

Paleolithic sites

07 June, 2020

Super Blood Blue Moon

Super Blood Blue Moon

06 June, 2020

GAVI

GAVI

05 June, 2020

Salome Zourabichvili

Salome Zourabichvili

04 June, 2020

CHAMPIONS portal

CHAMPIONS portal

02 June, 2020

Operation Vijay

Operation Vijay

01 June, 2020

Sea Turtles in India

Sea Turtles in India

31 May, 2020

Port Antsiranana, Madagascar

Port Antsiranana, Madagascar

30 May, 2020

Hansa Jivraj Mehta

Hansa Jivraj Mehta

29 May, 2020

Malimath Report

Malimath Report

28 May, 2020

Farthest known galaxy

Farthest known galaxy

27 May, 2020

Churu-records the highest temperature in India

Churu-records the highest temperature in India

26 May, 2020

Pratyush

Pratyush

25 May, 2020

Mizoram grants ‘industry’ status to sports

Mizoram grants ‘industry’ status to sports

24 May, 2020

The IMD via UMANG App

The IMD via UMANG App

23 May, 2020

Agappe Chitra Magna

Agappe Chitra Magna

22 May, 2020

Bomb Cyclone

Bomb Cyclone

21 May, 2020

WAG12

WAG12

20 May, 2020

ChAdOx1 nCoV-19

ChAdOx1 nCoV-19

19 May, 2020

Biodegradable metal implants

Biodegradable metal implants

18 May, 2020

Make masks at home with cotton and silk

Make masks at home with cotton and silk

17 May, 2020

INLCU L57- Landing Craft Utility (LCU) MK-IV class

INLCU L57- Landing Craft Utility (LCU) MK-IV class

16 May, 2020

Chitra GeneLAMP-N

Chitra GeneLAMP-N

15 May, 2020

FORCE (‘Fiscal Options and Response to Covid-19 Epidemic’)

FORCE (‘Fiscal Options and Response to Covid-19 Epidemic’)

14 May, 2020

CHAMPIONS portal - MSME

CHAMPIONS portal

13 May, 2020

Gandhi Peace Prize

Gandhi Peace Prize

12 May, 2020

DRUVS and NOTESCLEAN - COVID-19

DRUVS and NOTESCLEAN - COVID-19

11 May, 2020

China began the mining of combustible ice-Flammable ice

China began the mining of combustible ice

10 May, 2020

China’s experimental spaceship works normally in orbit

China’s experimental spaceship works normally in orbit

09 May, 2020

Ayush Sanjivani application

Ayush Sanjivani application

08 May, 2020

Nsafe mask

Nsafe mask

07 May, 2020

Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD)

Maple syrup urine disease (MSUD)

06 May, 2020

UV Blaster

UV Blaster

05 May, 2020

Foreign Currency Assets (FCA)

Foreign Currency Assets (FCA)

04 May, 2020

‘BHARATMARKET’ for retail traders

‘BHARATMARKET’ for retail traders

03 May, 2020

Researchers in Canada are using algae to develop CoVID 19 test kits

Researchers in Canada are using algae to develop CoVID 19 test kits

02 May, 2020

Ethnic clashes in Central African Republic

Ethnic clashes in Central African Republic

01 May, 2020

International Labour Organization (ILO)

International Labour Organization (ILO)

30 April, 2020

Polar vortex

Polar vortex

29 April, 2020

‘Proactive steps’: Egypt seeks IMF help to fight coronavirus

‘Proactive steps’: Egypt seeks IMF help to fight coronavirus

28 April, 2020

With Europe hit by COVID-19, mango exports from Karnataka look uncertain

With Europe hit by COVID-19, mango exports from Karnataka look uncertain

27 April, 2020

Immunity passport

Immunity passport

26 April, 2020

Inauguration of MVRDL to test COVID-19 samples

Inauguration of MVRDL to test COVID-19 samples

24 April, 2020

SEBI eases norms on IPO, rights issues

SEBI eases norms on IPO, rights issues

23 April, 2020

TDB approves financial support to MyLab Discovery Solutions

TDB approves financial support to MyLab Discovery Solutions

22 April, 2020

MoRTH launches dashboard

MoRTH launches dashboard

21 April, 2020

Polyprotein – Virus and Bacteria

Polyprotein – Virus and Bacteria

20 April, 2020

Kisan Rath App

Kisan Rath App

19 April, 2020

Indian railway creates history

Indian railway creates history

18 April, 2020

Plasma enrichment technique

Plasma enrichment technique

17 April, 2020

M-Sand

M-Sand

16 April, 2020

“Unnayan: Mera Mobile, Mera Vidyalaya” 

“Unnayan: Mera Mobile, Mera Vidyalaya” 

14 April, 2020

HRD ministry launches portal “yukti”

HRD ministry launches portal “yukti”

13 April, 2020

J&K shifting of capital

J&K shifting of capital

12 April, 2020

Madhya Pradesh railways designs mobile doctor booth called ‘CHARAK’

Madhya Pradesh railways designs mobile doctor booth called ‘CHARAK’

10 April, 2020

World Health Day 2020

World Health Day 2020

08 April, 2020

Naveen Patnaik conferred PETA’s “Hero to Animals Award”

PETA’s “Hero to Animals Award”

07 April, 2020

National Securities Depository Limited

National Securities Depository Limited

05 April, 2020

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development-UNCTAD

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

04 April, 2020

Agasthyavanam Biological Park

Wildlife

03 April, 2020

Alcohol Sanitizers and Coronaviruses

Alcohol Sanitizers and Coronaviruses

01 April, 2020

Volatility index

Volatility index

30 March, 2020

Laser Surface Micro-Texturing

Laser Surface Micro-Texturing

27 March, 2020

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