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  • Alzheimer Disease

    Why in News? Researchers have discovered a drug named Lecanemab that reduces cognitive decline in patients with early Alzheimer's, making it one of...

    04 Oct 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • World Habitat Day

    Why in News? The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day (3rd October 2022) to reflect on the...

    04 Oct 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • Telecom Technology Development Fund (TTDF) Scheme

    Why in News? Recently, the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) launched the Telecom Technology Development Fund (TTDF) Scheme. Universal...

    04 Oct 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • Corbett Tiger Reserve: Uttarakhand

    Why in News? Over 6,000 trees were illegally cut for the proposed Pakhro tiger safari project in Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR), according to a report...

    03 Oct 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • Vande Bharat Express 2.0

    Why in News? Recently, the Prime Minister flagged off Gandhinagar- Mumbai Vande Bharat Express 2.0 at Gujarat's Gandhinagar station. Earlier, two...

    03 Oct 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • US-Pacific Island Summit 2022

    Why in News? Recently, the US President hosted the first-ever U.S.- Pacific Island Country Summit in Washington, D.C, and announced USD 810 million...

    03 Oct 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • IMEI Number

    Why in News? The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has made it mandatory for mobile phone manufacturers to register the International Mobile...

    03 Oct 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • Maheshwar Dam: Narmada River

    Why in News? The Madhya Pradesh government has canceled all contracts with Maheshwar Hydroelectric Project almost three decades after it agreed to...

    01 Oct 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • 36th National Games

    Why in News? Recently, the 36th National Games was inaugurated by the Prime Minister in Gujarat. What are the National Games? Background: The...

    01 Oct 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • New Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh

    Why in News? Recently, Uttar Pradesh (UP) approved the notification of the state’s fourth tiger reserve in the Ranipur Wildlife Sanctuary...

    30 Sep 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • Interest Rates on Small Savings Schemes

    Why in News? Recently, the Government of India has hiked interest rates on some of the Small Savings Schemes (2-year and 3-year Time Deposits, Senior...

    30 Sep 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • ICAO Joins International Solar Alliance

    Why in News? Recently, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Solar...

    29 Sep 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • ASI finds Buddhist Caves in Bandhavgarh Forests

    Why in News? The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) discovered Buddhist caves and stupas at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh. What are...

    29 Sep 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • World Heart Day

    Why in News? World Heart Day is celebrated on 29th September, every year. Maharashtra’s STEMI project helps detect over 2,000 heart attacks in...

    29 Sep 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • Floods on Mars

    Why in News? China’s Zhurong rover that landed on Mars in 2021 has found evidence of major floods that took place billions of years ago by...

    29 Sep 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award

    Why in News? Recently, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has announced that the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2020 will be accorded...

    29 Sep 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)

    Why in News? Recently, INS Sunayna arrived in Port Victoria, Seychelles to participate in the annual training exercise Operation Southern Readiness...

    28 Sep 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • World Rabies Day

    Why in News? World Rabies Day is observed every year on 28th September to raise awareness about the world’s deadliest infectious disease and...

    28 Sep 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • World Tourism Day

    Why in News? World Tourism Day is celebrated yearly on 27th September around the world, and this year it will be held in Bali, Indonesia. Theme...

    28 Sep 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

  • Very Short-Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS)

    Why in News? Recently, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted two successful test flight of Very Short Range Air Defence...

    28 Sep 2022 Important Facts For Prelims

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