Current Affairs - August, 2020

How different is modern method from the traditional method of locust control?

Desert locust attack had been a lifelong problem for farmers residing in subcontinent primarily in India, and Pakistan. Traditionally, when technology was not developed, the farmers used to destroy the breeding ground itself, if any left from this, they use to kill locust larvae before it could even fly. Apart from this, the farmer used ..

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Spice jet steps into medical device industry

Spice jet an airline which is known for its business diversification recently announced the launch of portable ventilators, oximeters which is up for sale on the company’s ecommerce portal. In Brief Unsurprisingly, Spice jet is widely known for bringing variation in its business. Before this the company had already entered into fashion retail, merchandise and ..

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Qutub Minar lights up to celebrate solidarity movement

Marking 40th anniversary of the creation of Solidarity movement, Embassy of Poland and Polish Institute in Delhi illuminated Qutub Minar in Poland’s national flag colours, white and red. About the solidarity movement In the year 1970 Poland’s government raised food prices though the wages were stagnant. This fired the mob and several social groups began ..

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Adani to acquire Mumbai airport

Adani Airport Holdings (AAHL), which is a subsidiary and flagship holding company of Adani Group for its airport business, is all set to acquire Mumbai International airport subject to approval. In Brief  Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, erstwhile known as Sahar International Airport, is the second busiest airport in the country after Delhi airport in ..

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First ever RORO service flagged off

Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa recently flagged off first-ever Roll-On-Roll-Off (RORO) service of South Western Railway between Nelamangla in Bengaluru and Bale near Solapur in Maharashtra through video-conferencing. What is RORO service?          Abbreviated form of Roll On Roll Off service, RORO service is combination of best features of road and rail transport. It is ..

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