Page-5 of Current Affairs - March, 2022

What is Schengen Area?

The Schengen Area is an area that comprises 26 European countries that have abolished all passports and border control at their respective mutual borders. Overview: The name of this area comes from the 1985 Schengen Agreement that was signed in Schengen, Luxembourg. This region serves as a single jurisdiction for international travel, with a unified ..

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Edict of Chandigarh

Le Corbusier, the planner of Chandigarh prescribed the Edict of Chandigarh. Urban planners and health experts have termed the edict as a mandated rule book on the planning of the city that was laid down by Corbusier. He, while planning the city wanted its citizens to become the city’s guardians. The objective of the Edict ..

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Study on India’s Space Economy

Two premier research and educational institutions have released a study shedding light on the space economy of India. Even as India’s space programme expanded by leaps and bounds, the parameters surrounding it are vague. Overview: This study is a first-of-its-kind attempt to measure the size of the country’s space economy. This study has been conducted ..

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U.S.: USD 52 Billion Chips Bill

The U.S. Senate gave its approval to a bill for providing USD 52 billion in the U.S. as subsidies for the manufacturing of semiconductor chips. The procedural vote of 68-28 returns the legislation to the House of Representatives, starting a lengthy process that will eventually lead to a formal process known as a “conference,” in ..

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‘Indian Agriculture Towards 2030’ Book

A book titled “Indian Agriculture towards 2030: Pathways for Enhancing Farmers’ Income, Nutritional Security and Sustainable Food and Farm Systems,” was released by Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare at an event that was organized by NITI Aayog and the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Overview: Springer has published ..

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