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  • Ploonet

    Astronomers have defined a new class of celestial objects called "Ploonets," which are orphaned moons that have escaped the bonds of their...

    18 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • PATA Gold Award 2019

    The Ministry of Tourism's campaign, "Find the Incredible you" has been declared the winner of PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Gold Award...

    18 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • New Species of Tree in Tanzania

    A new species of a flowering tree named Mischogyne iddi(M iddi)has been discovered in the Usambara Mountains of Tanzania. It has been categorised as...

    18 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Leachate Treatment

    The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has commissioned a leachate treatment plant at the Okhla landfill to overcome the problem of seepage...

    17 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Broadband Readiness Index (BRI)

    Recently the Department of Telecom (DoT) and the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) signed a Memorandum of...

    17 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards- 2018

    Recently, the General Council of the Sangeet Natak Akademi has announced its awards in the field of performing arts for the year 2018. The awards...

    17 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Markandeshwar Temple

    The Archaeological Survey of India is taking up the restoration work of Markandeshwar temple in Maharashtra. Markandeshwar temple is situated on...

    17 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Jal Marg Vikas Project

    The Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) for capacity augmentation of navigation on National Waterway-1 (NW-1) is being implemented by the support of World...

    16 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Common Lineblue and Dark Cerulean

    Rare butterfly species Common Lineblue, (which was last seen in 1962 in Delhi) and Dark Cerulean (which was last spotted in the late 90s) were...

    16 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • First State to have Water Policy

    Recently the Meghalaya has approved a draft water policy to address water usages, issues of conservation and protection of water sources in the...

    16 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Blue Flag Certification

    Recently, the Union Environment Ministry has selected 12 beaches in India to contend for a ‘Blue Flag’ certification The Blue Flag is...

    16 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Apollo 11: 50 Years

    The year 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.It was the first manned mission to land on the Moon. On July 20, 1969, American astronauts...

    16 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Cape Verde Turtles and Climate Change

    Recent study has warned that Loggerhead turtles born at a key breeding ground in Cape Verde (an island country in the central Atlantic Ocean) will...

    15 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Desalination without Electricity

    Recently, researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, have been able to desalinate seawater to produce drinking water...

    15 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Spektr-RG

    Russia has launched a space telescope, named Spektr-RG, in a joint project with Germany. It is intended to replace Spektr-R, known as the Russian...

    15 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Kangra Painting

    Kangra Miniature painting is one of the schools of Pahari paintings along with Guler, Basholi, Mandi, Chamba and Bilaspur. Miniatures are...

    13 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Buyback Tax

    The Finance Ministry has said that it will look into the applicability of 20% tax proposed in the 2019-20 Budget on the current share buybacks by...

    13 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Evidence of Ancient Human Cognition

    Recently, In China, archaeologists have found the earliest evidence of Ochre on bone engravings. The discovery of abstract engravings is...

    13 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Anshula Kant

    India’s Anshula Kant has been appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the World Bank. Anshula Kant will...

    13 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

  • Green Card Cap Relaxed

    The US House of Representatives has passed the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act or HR1044, that removes the 7% country-cap on Green Card...

    12 Jul 2019 Quick Facts For Prelims

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