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Recently, the World Health Organisation (WHO) rechristened the variants of monkeypox virus that are currently in circulation. It was done to avoid any cultural or social offence. Monkeypox variant has been renamed as “Clades I, IIa and IIb”. Key Points: Phylogeny and nomenclature of known and new monkeypox virus variants or clades was reviewed by ..
On the occasion of Independence Day 2022, 1082 police personnel received the “Police Medals”. Among them, 347 personnel received the Police Medal for Gallantry, 87 received Police Medal for Distinguished Service while, 648 personnel received Police Medal for Meritorious Service. This year, 109 CRPF personnel and 108 Police personnel from Jammu and Kashmir have received ..
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India commemorated “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day” on August 14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced to observe this day in 2021. August 14 also marks Independence Day in Pakistan. India was partitioned into India and Pakistan on August 14, 1947. This event had led to violence, communal riots and loss of property. It is considered ..
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Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 16, 2022 GALLANTRY AWARDS – 107 gallantry awards approved for personnel of armed forces & CAPF (Central Armed Police Forces) – 3 Kirti Chakras: Naik Devendra Pratap Singh (Army), Constable Sudip Sarkar (BSF)-posthumous, Sub-inspector Paotinsat Guite (BSF)-posthumous – 13 Shaurya Chakras – 2 Bar to ..
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1. Which Union Ministry launched the ‘SMILE-75 Initiative’? [A] Ministry of Labour and Employment[B] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment[C] Ministry of Home Affairs[D] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Show Answer Correct Answer: B [Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment] Notes:The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, launched “SMILE-75 Initiative”, under ..
1. With respect to the Universal Civil Code (UCC) in India, consider the following statements: Goa is the only state to have a UCC. Ranjana Desai Committee was formed by Central government for implementing UCC. Article 43 lays down that the state shall aspire to secure a Uniform Civil Code for the citizens throughout the ..