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Zoological Survey of India lists 62 species of skinks

A recent publication by the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) reveals that India is home to 62 species of skinks and says about 57% of all the skinks found in India (33 species) are endemic. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos What are Skinks? With long bodies, relatively …

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New Anubhava Mandapa at Basavakalyan: Karnataka

Karnataka CM laid the foundation stone of Anubhava Mandapa at Basavakalyan, which is considered to be the birthplace of 12th century poet and social reformer Basaveshwara.  The project The Rs/-500-crore project is said to be completed within two years on a 7.5-acre area. The New Anubhava Mantapa, as envisaged now, will be a six-floor structure in the …

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Manorama English Yearbook 2021

Manorama English Yearbook 2021: The 56th edition of man or am a English Yearbook 2020 is packed with information spread across 25 sections such as current Affairs, General Knowledge, major government initiatives (GOI), Science and medicine, skill development, information Technology, environment, space, gender and social justice, education and career, art and Culture, sports, Polity, Indian …

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Nari Shakti Puraskar-2020

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has recently extended the last date for submission of nomination for Nari Shakti Puraskar-2020. The last date has been extended till February 6, 2021. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams About Nari …

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India’s first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management to be opened in Chennai

India’s first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management to be opened in Chennai: The Central government has announced that, it will soon set up a new Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management (CWCM) in Chennai. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos Google’s Best …

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Aero India 2021- Highlights

Aero India 2021- Highlights: The Aero India 2021 show will start from February 3, 2021 in Bengaluru. The show will conclude on February 5, 2021. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Highlights During the Aero show, …

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Maharashtra Government Launches scheme for Start-ups

Maharashtra Government Launches scheme for Start-ups: The chief minister of Maharashtra has launched a scheme to boost the start-up ecosystem in Maharashtra. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC Exams Highlights Apart from that, the government has also …

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15th Finance Commission’s final report

The Fifteenth Finance Commission of India have submitted its final report fir a five-year duration. The report has been submitted with the objective of transforming the financial governance of India’s municipalities. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos Google’s Best Books for UPSC PSC …

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New Protein based Biosensors created for Quick COVID-19 test

New Protein based Biosensors created for Quick COVID-19 test: Recently, a team of researchers led by David Baker, who is the professor of biochemistry and director of the Institute for Protein Design at UW Medicine, have created a new protein-based biosensor that will detect the Coronavirus. Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates Subscribe …

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Union Budget 2021: PM Aatma Nirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana and Mission Poshan 2.0 announced

Union Budget 2021: PM Aatma Nirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana and Mission Poshan 2.0 announced. The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, has announced two new centrally sponsored scheme namely, the PM Aatma Nirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana and the Mission Poshan 2.0 while presenting the Union Budget 2021. UPSC Prelims Exam 2021 GS Paper-1 : Complete …

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125th Anniversary of “Prabuddha Bharat”

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will address the 125th anniversary celebration ‘Prabuddha Bharata’ which is scheduled to be organized on January 31, 2021.  It will be organized by the Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati. Prabuddha Bharata It is a monthly magazine of the Ramakrishna Order. This magazine was founded in the year 1896 by P. Aiyasami, B. R. …

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India to Launch ‘Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme’

The government has announced for the launch of Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) on January 29, 2021. The Indian government has approved the Startup India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS), which will provide early-stage funding to tech startups via a corpus of INR 945 Cr, to be disbursed through select startup incubators between 2021-25. Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) The scheme will be launched …

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Chinese Incursions in Taiwan

The USA has reaffirmed its support for Taiwan following China’s warplanes entering Taiwan’s air defence identification zone.These overflights were part of a long-standing pattern of incursions by China aimed at pressuring the present democratically elected government of Taiwan to accept China’s demand to recognize Taiwan as a part of Chinese territory. Taiwan Taiwan – the Republic of China (ROC), home to twenty-three …

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Annual Economic Survey 2021 | Union Budget 2021-22

FM Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday presented the Economic Survey 2021 that details the state of the economy ahead of the government’s Union Budget 2021 for the fiscal year. The Economic Survey of India is an annual document released by the Finance Ministry, Government of India. It is a very important document from the UPSC IAS Exam perspective. …

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Rajasthan has launched a new “School of Public Health”

Rajasthan has launched a new School of Public Health. The school was launched in order to make the policy intervention to build the public health capacity and skills. It will also help in bridging the gaps between education and practices in Rajasthan. Highlights It is expected that the school will play an important role in …

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Hubble Space Telescope of NASA finds the ‘Lost Galaxy’

Recently, the Hubble Space Telescope of NASA captured the images of the NGC 4535 which is also known as the “Lost Galaxy”.  The image highlights that the young and hot stars that hang out are the bright blue spots. On the other hand, older and cooler stars are highlighted by the bright shades nearer to …

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released the “World Economic Outlook, 2021″

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released the “World Economic Outlook, 2021″. World Economic Outlook is a report published by the International Monetary Fund twice a year. The analyses entailing global economic development is shared through this report. World Economic Outlook – October 2020 Projections Emerging Markets & Developing Economies Growth Rate (Red GDP, Annual %) …

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DRDO successfully test fires surface-to-air Akash-NG missile

DRDO successfully test fires surface-to-air Akash-NG missile; can intercept high manoeuvring aerial threats. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test-fired the surface-to-air Akash-NG (New Generation) Missile off the Odisha coast. The missile can intercept the aerial threats. The missile has been launched in order to boost the Indian Air Force (IAF) defence …

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What does President-elect Joe Biden mean for India and its relationship with the USA?

Democrat Joe Biden has been declared the winner of the 2020 US presidential election. Is Donald Trump better for India or Joe Biden? Biden and India- Background: Much before he became Vice President in the Barack Obama administration, Biden had advocated a stronger relationship with India. Biden played an important role, both as Chairman of the Senate …

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SOP for immunisation emergencies issued by The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (Immunisation Division) has issued a Standard Operating Procedure for the Ministry of Home Affairs in case of Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI). Background: Emergencyy Use Authorisation or Accelerated Approval has been granted by the National Regulator for two vaccines (Covishield and Covaxin) which have established safety & immunogenicity …

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