Page-2 of Current Affairs - July, 2021

IMF World Economic Outlook- Update

On July 27th the International Monetary Fund has cut India’s GDP growth forecast to 9.5% for the fiscal year 2021-22. Previously, IMF has forecasted 12.5% GDP growth. Highlights relating to India GDP forecast has been cut citing the hit on economic activity due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the second ..

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GSI take up project on Lithium exploration

Geological Survey of India (GSI), under the government’s energy security plans, has imitated seven lithium exploration projects in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Jammu & Kashmir. Key Points Lithium exploration in the states of Rajasthan and Karnataka has also been undertaken by Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research ..

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Ministry of Earth Sciences launches ESSDP (Earth System Science Data Portal)

On its 15th Foundation Day the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) launched Earth System Science Data Portal (ESSDP) Highlights Dr Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of World Meteorological Organization (WMO), gave a lecture during this event. A report on ‘WMO, Disasters, Climate and COP-26’ was discussed along with the issues relating to climate change. ESSDP (Earth System ..

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3 India-based Enterprises in UN Best Small Business Winners

Three enterprises based in India are among the winners of ‘Best Small Businesses’ global competition as announced by the United Nations. These businesses are providing diverse, inspiring and impactful solutions in improving access to sustainable and healthy food. Highlights 50 medium and small sized enterprises globally have been announced as the winners of the Best ..

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Basavaraj Bommai: 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka

BJP leader Basavaraj S Bommai has been selected as the 23rd chief minister of Karnataka and will take his oath on 28th July, 2021. Highlights Basavaraj Bommai was selected by the BJP as BS Yediyurappa’s successor who had resigned from the post on Monday. Basavaraj Bommai met ex-chief minister BS Yediyurappa as well as central ..

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