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RBI announces Second Tranche of purchase under G-SAP 1.0

The Reserve Bank of India recently announced that the second tranche of open market purchase of Government Securities is to be held on May 20, 2021. This is to be held under G-Sec Acquisition Programme. This second tranche is to be conducted for Rs 35,000 crores. Background In April 2021, the Reserve Bank of India ..

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China launches classified Yaogan satellites into orbit

China recently launched Changsei 2C rocket from the Xichang satellite launch centre. It is a Yaogan satellite. This satellite has joined the previous seven groups in orbit that were launched after 2017. The satellite is to be used for electromagnetic environmental surveys and other related technical tests. About the launch China launched three Yaogan-30 satellites ..

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Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

The Israeli Armed forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque recently. The fight in the country has been increasing since mid-April. The Hamas in the Gaza Strip attacked Israel for its actions. They were engaged in Air strikes. During the air strikes, Israel used IRON DOMES to defend itself from the missiles launched from Gaza. It was ..

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Maharashtra Mission Oxygen

The State Government of Maharashtra has recently launched the “Maharashtra Mission Oxygen”. Under the mission, the daily production of the state is to be increased to 3,000 tonnes. The State Government has allocated Rs 200 crores to the mission. It will provide special incentives to the private players who are willing to being oxygen generation ..

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UK Action Plan for Animal Welfare

The United Kingdom recently unveiled an Action Plan for Animal Welfare. Key Features of the Plan An Expert Committee on Animal Sentience will report on Government decisions. Sentience is the capacity to be aware of sensations and feelings. The plan will make sure that the animal welfare standards in the country are not compromised. It ..

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