Page-30 of GKToday Archives: April, 2022

India in 4 UN ECOSOC Bodies

India has been elected to the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) four major bodies, including the Commission on Science and Technology for Development. Overview: To the Committee for Economic, Social and Cultural Right, Ambassador Preeti Saran has been ..

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World Chagas Day

World Chagas Day is observed annually on the 14th of April. This day is celebrated to raise awareness about this life-threatening disease that can cause digestive and heart issues. Overview: This disease is also known as the American trypanosomiasis, silenced ..

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PLI Scheme for Textiles- Recent update

Under the Rs 10,683-crore production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for the garment and textile sector, the central government of India has given its approval for the financial support of 61 companies. Overview: To receive benefits under this scheme, sixty-seven companies had ..

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Neptune Cruise Missile

Neptune is the name of a Ukrainian anti-ship cruise missile that was developed by the Luch Design Bureau. The design of this missile is based on the Soviet Kh-35 anti-ship missile. Compared to the Kh-35 it has improved electronics and ..

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Black Sea Biosphere Reserve

The Black Sea Biosphere Reserve is a biosphere reserve that is located in Ukraine’s littoral zone or nearshore of the coast of the northern Black Sea. It covers the region of the Mykolaiv and Kherson Oblasts and also includes the ..

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IMD’s First Long-Range Forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD has issued a long-range forecast for the southwest monsoon season rainfall during the period June to September. The prediction has stated that rainfall will be normal this year. Overview: The long-range forecast of IMD is ..

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