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Shahakar Mitra Scheme launched gkdose
On June 12, 2020, the Union Agriculture Minister shri Narendra Singh Tomar launched Shahakar Mitra scheme. The scheme has been ...
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What is iFLOWS?
iFLOWS is a flood warning system that alerts flood prone areas. The warning is provided 6 to 72 hours in ...
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TrueNat machines to test COVID-19 in 75 districts In Uttar Pradesh
The Uttar Pradesh Government is to make the TrueNat Machines available in all 75 districts to test COVID-19. The ICMR ...
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What is Event Bolt Malware in news recently?
The Computer Emergency Response of Team (CERT) of India has issued warning against a new malware called “EventBot”. The malware ...
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Third Tranche of Rs 20 lakh Economic Package announced
With the PM Modi announcing the Atma Nirmar Bharat Abhiyan on May 12, 2020, Rs 20 lakh crore were allocated ...
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FAO Report: Global Forest Resources Assessment, 2020
On May 13, 2020, the Food and Agriculture Organization released the Global Forest Resources Assessment Report, 2020. According to the ...
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PM-KISAN Scheme: Rs 18,517 crores released
On May 14, 2020, the Agriculture Ministry released Rs 18,517 crores under PM-KISAN scheme. This will help benefit 9.25 crores ...
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COVID-19: ICMR participates in Global Solidarity Trials of WHO
The Indian Council for Medical Research is to participate in Global Solidarity Trial of COVID-19 launched by the World Health ...
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Rs 20,000 lakh crore of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan: Second Tranche Announced
On May 14, 2020, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced the second tranche of the Rs 20,000 lakh crore economic ...
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Sero Survey by ICMR and NCDC
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and NCDC (National Centre for Disease Control) are to conduct a sero survey ...
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ICMR to conduct household survey
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is to conduct household survey. The survey will conduct antibody testing in 24,000 ...
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Finance Ministry begins Annual Exercise
On May 12, 2020, the Ministry of Finance announced that the government departments and ministries will review guarantees issued against ...
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WHO: Cases of Malaria, TB and AIDS are to increase
The World Health Organization announced that the number of deaths due to TB, AIDS and Malaria might increase as the ...
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CO2 Emissions of India falls in 4 decades
According to the study conducted by Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA), the Carbon dioxide Emissions in ...
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PM Modi announces Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan
On May 12, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a new scheme called “Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan”. Under the new ...
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Jal Jeevan Mission: J&K, Haryana to provide Tap Connections to all by 2022
The Jal Jeevan Mission aims to provide drinking water to every household. It aims to provide tap connections to every ...
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Rs 20 Lakh crore Economic Package: MSME, EPF, NBFC, MFI, Real Estate Benefited
The Government of India had earlier launched Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Under which Rs 1.7 lakh crore was allocated ...
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Men are more vulnerable to COVID-19 than women: How and Why?
Initially there was a hypothesis that men might be more vulnerable to COVID-19 virus than women. However, the hypothesis has ...
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MP, the First State to launch innovative Scheme “FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana”
On May 11, 2020, the Madhya Pradesh Government has launched “FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana”. Highlights The scheme has been launched ...
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“SWASTHVAYU”: India creates record developing ventilator in 36 days
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) NAL (National Aerospace  Laboratories), Bengaluru has developed a ventilator called “Swasthvayu”. The ...
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