Page-47 of Current Affairs - April, 2022

Khelo India University Games 2021

2021 Khelo India University Games logo was unveiled recently. It will be held in Karnataka from 24th April 2022. At the Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru the logo was unveiled. Overview: The Jain University, Bengaluru will be hosting this event from 24th April to 3rd May 2022. Anurag Thakur, Union Sports Minister, and Karnataka Governor TC ..

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Extension of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20

The Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 has been extended by the government by six months up to 30th September 2022. Overview: Till 31st March 2022, the existing Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 was valid. It has now been extended till 30th September 2022. This announcement was done by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade. After the Covid-19 ..

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International Day of Mine Awareness 2022

On the 4th of April annually, the International Day for Mine Awareness is observed to increase attention among people across the world regarding generating awareness about landmines, assistance for mine action work, the threats that are faced by humans from them, and the work done towards their eradication. Overview: This day is being organized by ..

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India’s First Steel Slag Road

Surat, Gujarat is the first Indian city to get a road built from processed steel slag (industrial waste). This road has been developed as a joint-venture project by the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), NITI Aayog, Union Steel Ministry, and ArcelorMittal-Nippon Steel (AM/NS), at Hazira, a suburb of ..

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Convention on Biological Diversity – Update (April, 2022)

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is a multilateral treaty and has three goals which are biological diversity conservation; the components are being used sustainably; and the equitable and fair sharing of benefits that arise from the genetic resources. Overview: At the Earth Summit that was held in Rio De Janeiro in 1992, the CBD ..

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MoEFCC Order on Genome-edited Plants

The Indian government has issued an order for the first time exempting certain types of crops that are genome-edited from the stringent regulations that are applicable in the country on genetically modified or GM crops. This order will give a boost to their development and research. Overview: The SDN1 and SDN2 genome-edited plants have been ..

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