Page-11 of Current Affairs - May, 2021

Climate Action Tracker: Global warming by 2100 to be at 2.4°C

The Climate Action Tracker recently released a report calculating the impacts of the recent US Climate Summit. According to the report, even after implementing the ambitious climate goals of the summit, global temperature will increase by 2.4°C by 2100 as compared to that of pre-industrial levels. About the report The report tracked the policies of ..

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Lineament: Cause of Assam Earthquakes

An unfamiliar lineament is the major factor behind frequent earthquakes in the Sonitpur area of Assam. According to Geological Survey of India (GSI), the earthquakes in the region are frequent due to the following reasons: East-West Trending Atherkhet Fault Nrthwest-Southeast Trending Kopili Fault North-south trending Lineament The GSI has said that the Lineament is the ..

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GNAFC’s Global report on food crises

The Global Network Against Food Crises (GNAFC) recently released the “2021 Global Report on Food Crises”. The GNAFC is an international alliance formed by the European Union, United Nations and other governmental and non-governmental agencies. The report says that economic crisis was the major reason to push 40 million people towards hunger in 2020. This ..

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What is UDID Project?

The UDID project is under implementation since 2016. The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities recently made it mandatory for all states and Union Territories to issue a certificate of disability only using UDID portal. This is to come into force from June 1, 2021. UDID is Unique ID for Persons with Disabilities Project. ..

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Special Kharif strategy for 2021 season

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare recently formulated a special Kharif Strategy. This strategy is to be implemented in the Kharif season 2021. About the strategy A detailed plan to expand the area of cultivation and eventually increase the productivity of Moong, Tur, and Urad has been formulated. The strategy will use high-yielding variety ..

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