Page-4 of Current Affairs - February, 2022

Who was Narsinh Mehta?

Researchers of Bhakta Kavi Narsinh Mehta University (BKNMU) in Junagadh recently discovered a new species of spider. It has been named “Narsinhmehtai”, to honour Narsinh Mehta and put his name to global map. Key Points Narsinh Mehta was the 15th century poet and a devotee of Lord Krishna. He was born in Nagar sub-caste group ..

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National Polio Immunization Drive, 2022

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Mansukh Mandavia, launched the National Polio Immunization Drive for 2022, on February 26. Highlights On the Occasion, the Minister noted that, India’s strategic fight against polio is a success story of its public health policy against vaccine preventable diseases. India is vigilant and is ensuring that every child ..

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Study of ‘Kombai’ Dog

In his Mann ki Baat broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged security agencies to include Indian breeds, instead of foreign ones in their dog squads, in the direction of Atmanirbhar Bharat. Key Points In this direction, most security agencies have taken steps to train and enlist Indian breeds of repute such as Mudhol hounds, Rajapalayam and ..

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Thiomargarita magnifica

Scientists have discovered a bacterium that is big enough to be seen through the naked eye. It has been named Thiomargarita magnifica and is said to be the size of a fly. Overview: This huge string-like bacterium can grow up to 2 cm in length, about the size of a fly, and is native to ..

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Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: February 28, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for February 28, 2022 INDIA – Govt. continuing ‘Operation Ganga’ to evacuate Indian citizens stranded in Ukraine – Over 550 Indian biotechnologists returned to pursue careers in India under the Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship scheme: Govt. – Marathi Bhasha Gourav Day celebrated on Feb 27; birth anniversary of ..

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