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Kandhamal Haldi Gets Geographical Indication Tag Updated

🕔18:43, 21.May 2019

In News Well, the Odisha’s Kandhamal Haldi (turmeric), famous for its healing properties, is all set to receive GI tag. About Well, the golden yellow spice, named after the district where it is produced, has been cultivated since time immemorial

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Implications of US-China Trade War Updated

🕔17:11, 21.May 2019

News: Google has suspended some of the business with Huawei. Current issue This is the latest development in the long row of US-China trade war that has been started after Donald Trump took the office of the US president. This

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Findings of Inclusive Internet Index 2019 Updated

🕔16:15, 21.May 2019

In News The Economist Intelligence Unit, commissioned by Facebook, has published the Inclusive Internet Index for a third consecutive year. It covers 100 countries, up from 86 in 2018, representing 94% of the world’s population and 96% of global GDP.

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The Abu Dhabi Includes Hindi as Third Official Court Language Updated

🕔15:43, 21.May 2019

In News The Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language which is used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English, as part of a move designed to improve access to the justice. About Well, this is aimed

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Chandrayaan-2 Mission – GSLV-Mk III

🕔12:44, 21.May 2019

DOWNLOAD PDF Chandrayaan 2, a fully indigenous mission, is an Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) mission comprising an orbiter and a soft lander carrying a rover, scheduled to launch to the Moon in July 2019. Chandrayaan-2 will be India’s second

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Masood Azhar Blacklisted: UNSC 1267 Committee

🕔19:01, 17.May 2019

Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar was on May 1 listed as a “designated” global terrorist by the United Nations Security Council which means there will be a travel ban, an arms embargo on him and freezing of his assets. The official

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Judicial Appointments: Collegium System, Problems, & Wayforward

🕔13:34, 17.May 2019

Supreme Court Collegium has in May reiterated the proposal for elevation of two judges to Supreme Court. Centre had earlier returned the proposal citing seniority concerns. What Does Collegium System Mean? – It is the system of appointment and transfer

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Waste dumping proposal defeated

🕔10:41, 17.May 2019

News: The 14th meeting of the Basel Convention was held in Geneva. Highlights of the meeting The meeting involving 187 countries laid down the guidelines on the movement of hazardous waste. Meeting acknowledged the plastic waste pollution to be the

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Know About India-US Trade related Issues

🕔18:48, 16.May 2019

Donald trump’s statement in March, 2019; “India is a very high-tariff nation. They charge us a lot,” Statement of US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross during the recent visit to India; “American technologies and expertise could play an important role in

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Future of Electric vehicles in India

🕔17:17, 16.May 2019

Context: Last month, the Indian government announced the second phase of its Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid and) Electric Vehicles (FAME-2) scheme. Introduction Electric vehicles are hailed as the future of clean mobility, given the ecological imperative to contain

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