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  • China-Russia to Begin the Biggest Nuclear Power Project

    30 days ago
    On May 19, 2021, China and Russia started their largest Nuclear Power Projects. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the ceremony to start the construction of the project on May 19, 2021. Highlights: ♦ In 2018, Russia and China signed a Nuclear Energy Cooperation Project Agreement. ♦ The countries... Read More

    White Fungus in Bihar

    30 days ago
    In Patna, Bihar, four cases of ‘white fungus' or ‘candidiasis' have been discovered. Highlights: ♦ This infection may be caused by a lack of immunity or by coming into contact with items that contain these moulds, such as water. ♦ White fungus patients have Covid-like symptoms but test negative for the infection,... Read More

    Airborne Transmission of SARS-COV-2 Virus

    30 days ago
    According to a recent government warning, the SARS-CoV-2 virus can be spread through the air in the form of aerosols and infect people up to 10 metres away. The office of the Principal Scientific Advisor released a general advisory on Covid-19. Highlights: ♦ The alert is in line with new research suggesting that virus transmission by air,... Read More

    A-76 Has Become the World's Largest Iceberg Floating In The World

    30 days ago
    A block of ice larger than the Spanish island of Mallorca has cut into the Weddell Sea from the frozen edge of Antarctica. Now, it has become the largest iceberg in the world. Highlights: Scientists have given the iceberg the name A-76. The A-76 broke away from the Ronne Ice Shelf in Antarctica. This was discovered in the latest satellite images... Read More
    Category: Environment

    Money Withdrawal from Online Wallets Through ATM Permitted

    30 days ago
    Money stored in online wallets such as Amazon Pay, Ola Money, Mobikwik, Phone Pe, Delhi Metro Card, and others can now be withdrawn using an ATM or a Point of Sale Terminal. Highlights: ♦ The Reserve Bank of India has authorised cash withdrawals of up to Rs. 2,000 per transaction, with a maximum limit of rupees. 10,000 per month. ♦... Read More

    States Asked To Declare Mucormycosis An Epidemic

    30 days ago
    Under the Epidemic Diseases Act of 1897, the Union government has asked the states to declare mucormycosis an epidemic. Mucormycosis is a black fungus that has been found in COVID-19 patients. Highlights: ♦ Declaring it an epidemic would require health-care facilities to check for it and report any cases to the government. ♦ It has... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Sports Awards 2021 Ministry of Youth Affairs

    30 days ago
    The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is seeking nominations for the 2021 Sports Awards. About Sports Awards: ♦ Every year, the government presents Sports Awards to recognise Indian athletes' achievements in sports. The following are the awards: ♦ Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award: for a sportsperson's spectacular and most... Read More
    Category: Awards and Honours

    Decommission of INS Rajput

    30 days ago
    INS Rajput has been decommissioned. The Indian Navy's first destroyer was the INS Rajput. About INS Rajput: It was the lead ship of the former Soviet Union's Kashin-class destroyers. It was given the Russian name ‘Nadezhny,' which means ‘hope.' It was built in the year 1980. The ship was the first Indian Naval ship... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Competition Commission of India 12th Anniversary

    30 days ago
    The Competition Commission of India celebrates its 12th anniversary. About Competition Commission of India: ♦ Competition Commission of India (CCI) acts as India's competition regulator. ♦ The Commission was established in 2003, although it was not fully operational until 2009. ♦ Through constructive engagement with all... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Audio-Visual Guide App Launched by National Gallery of Modern Art

    30 days ago
    On the event of International Museums Day 2021, the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) has launched the Audio-Visual Guide App. Highlights: ♦ The app will allow museum viewers to listen to anecdotes and tales associated to the Indian present-day art exhibited at the Gallery. It has been launched to grant a better way of viewing the museum... Read More

    Glimpse of Amorphophallus titanium - Corpse flower

    30 days ago
    Over a thousand human beings queued up outdoor an abandoned fuel station in San Francisco’s Bay Area to capture a glimpse of the ‘corpse flower’. Highlights: ♦ Known for its putrid smell, which is often compared to that of rotting flesh. ♦ This ultra-rare plant is regarded to bloom solely as soon as each seven to ten... Read More
    Category: Environment

    Mylab Coviself Self Covid Test

    30 days ago
    This is India's first Covid-19 self-check kit recently approved by ICMR. This means that anyone can collect their own nose samples and test them for SARS-CoV-2. Highlights: ♦ This self-test kit was approved for the first time in the United States in November last year. Similar kits have also been approved in Europe and South Korea. ♦... Read More

    International Day for Biological Diversity is on 22 May

    30 days ago
    The United Nations celebrates International Biodiversity Day on May 22 every year to raise people's awareness of the substantial reduction in biodiversity caused by certain human activities. Highlights: Biodiversity includes a variety of plants, animals, and microorganisms, including genetic differences within each species, such as genetic... Read More
    Category: Important Days

    Jharkhand Ranks 1st in Implementation of Smart City Mission Schemes

    30 days ago
    According to the implementation progress of the smart city project, Jharkhand ranks first among the 36 states in India and UT. Highlights: ♦ Rajasthan is in second place. The ranking is published by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). ♦ At the same time, in terms of the progress of the ongoing mission plan for 100 cities,... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

    Karnataka Ranks 1st in Implementing Ayushman Bharat

    30 days ago
    Karnataka ranks first in the establishment of a health and wellness center under the Ayushman Bharat Plan, which aims to provide comprehensive primary health care in rural areas. Highlights: ♦ Karnataka is leading the way in implementing projects for 2020-2021. Although the center has set a goal of establishing 2,263 centers, the state has... Read More

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