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Encyclopedia of Tribes in Odisha

Encyclopedia of Tribes in Odisha was released by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Key facts With the release of the five volumes of “Encyclopedia of Tribes in Odisha”, Odisha became the first state in India to start an encyclopaedia on tribal communities and document their historic and unique traditions. The encyclopaedia was published by Scheduled ..

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Redevelopment of 3 major railway stations

The Centre has approved the proposal to redevelop three major railway stations across India. Key facts The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Modi, has given a go-ahead for a proposal concerning the redevelopment of three major railway stations – New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSMT) Mumbai. The overall investment of this redevelopment ..

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HAL’s Integrated Cryogenic Engine Manufacturing Facility

President of India Droupadi Murmu recently inaugurated the Integrated Cryogenic Engine Manufacturing Facility of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Bengaluru. Key facts An MoU that was signed between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in 2013 for the establishment of a facility for the manufacturing of Cryogenic Engine modules at ..

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Popular Front of India

The Central Government has banned the Popular Front of India for 5 years. Key facts The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has banned the Popular Front of India (PFI) and its associations under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for their links with terrorist groups and subversive activities. The ban was imposed based on the recommendations ..

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Livestreaming of Constitutional Bench Proceedings

For the first time, India’s apex court livestreamed the three separate constitutional bench proceedings simultaneously in YouTube. Key facts More than 8 lakh people viewed the proceedings before the three Constitution Benches. The livestreaming was closely monitored by technical support teams of the court to ensure the smooth proceedings. The cases heard by these benches ..

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JALDOOT App

The Indian government recently launched the JALDOOT App and JALDOOT App e-brochure. Key facts The JALDOOT application was jointly developed by union ministries of Panchayat and Rural Development. This app can be used by Gram Rojgar Sahyak to measure the water level in a well twice a year before and after monsoon. It enables the ..

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