Page-48 of Current Affairs - January, 2022

DRDO Flight Test of MPATGM

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) flight tested the Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM), successfully. Highlights During the flight test, final deliverable configuration of the MPATGM was tested. MPATGM is an indigenously developed anti-tank missile, a low weight and a ‘fire and forget’ missile. It was launched from a launcher, which was man ..

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Expansion of Orang National Park

The Assam Government has recently decided to increase the size of Orang National Park. The park is to be expanded thrice. About the Expansion plan The State is to add 200.32 square kilometre to the Orang National Park. The area to be added consists of Brahmaputra river. It also includes sandbars and islands of the ..

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Second Round of Quarterly Employment Survey

The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment recently released the second round of Quarterly Employment Survey. According to the survey, nine sectors hired two lakh people. This accounted to 85% of the total employment of the country. The survey was for the period July to September 2021. Key Findings of the Survey The total employment ..

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UN’s largest Single Country appeal

The United Nations recently launched the largest country specific appeal for Afghanistan. The appeal was launched after Pakistan called the international organization to revive the banking system in the Afghanistan. About the appeal It is a 5 billion USD appeal. That is, according to the United Nations member countries, 5 billion USD is required to ..

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25th National Youth Festival

25th National Youth Festival was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Puducherry on the occasion of birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. Highlights of PM’s address On the occasion, prime minister highlighted that; world looks at India’s young demography with hope & faith and India is young in its thoughts & consciousness. India’s thinking and ..

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Tamil Nadu Regional Plan Rules, 2021

Government of Tamil Nadu notified the “Regional Plan (Preparation, Publication and Sanction) Rules, 2021” in accordance with the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act, 1971. Key Points As per notification, the Regional Planning Authority (RPA) should prepare a land-and building-use map for regional planning areas as well as for different parts of regional area, ..

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