Page-79 of Current Affairs - May, 2021

UK to cut its aid to UN Family Planning Programme

The United Kingdom is to cut its fund to the United Nations Global Family Planning Programme. According to the UN Population Fund, the UK had pledged 154 million Euros. However, now UK is to provide only 23 million Euros. About the Fund Cuts In 2020, the UK Government announced that it will reduce its UK ..

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New Soybean Variety: MACS 1407

The Indian scientists recently developed a new Soy Bean variety called the “MACS 1407”. The new variety was developed by the Agharkar Research Institute of Pune along with the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. About MACS 1407 It is a high yielding variety that gives 39 quintals per hectare. The new variety takes 104 days ..

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TRIFED’s new project for Tribal Households

The TRIFED recently signed an agreement with The LINK Fund to work together towards tribal development. TRIFED is Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India About the Agreement Under the agreement, they will work towards tribal employment generation and development. This is to be achieved by providing support to the tribal in increasing value addition ..

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India-Russia 2+2 Dialogue

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Russian President Vladimir Putin recently agreed to establish “2+2 Ministerial Dialogue”. The “2+2 Ministerial” dialogue is held between the defence ministers and foreign ministers. About 2+2 Dialogue India holds similar dialogues with US, Australia and Japan. Russia is the first non-QUAD member with which India is to hold ..

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Current Affairs 2021: Today’s News Headlines: May 1, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 1, 2021: India Indian Navy launches Op Samudra Setu-II for shipment of oxygen-filled containers to India Principal Scientific Adviser to GoI releases home care tips for managing mild symptoms of COVID19 Soli Sorabjee, former Attorney General for India, dies of Covid-19 at age 91; awarded ..

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