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Astronomers discover the farthest Gamma-ray emitting active galaxy

The scientists from Aryabhatta Research Institute have discovered a new galaxy that emits gamma rays. The galaxy has been categorised as Narrow Line Seyfert 1 (NLS1). However, it is unique and different from the other NLS1s discovered so far. About NLS1 It is 31 billion light years away from the earth. The galaxy is located ..

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Aahaar Kranti: Mission launched by Health Minister

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan recently launched “Mission Aahaar Kranti”. The mission aims to spread the message of the importance of nutritionally balanced diet. It will also promote the importance of accessibility to local fruits and vegetables. About the mission The Mission is designed to address the major problem ..

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Odyssey Completes 20 years: NASA releases Electric Blue Dune Images

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US recently released the image of Mars to mark the 20th anniversary of Odyssey. The image depicted Dunes in Mars. About the images The set of images released were clicked on the Mars at 172.1 degrees east longitude and 80.3 degrees north latitude. The planet looked ..

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2021 Global food policy report

The Global Food Policy Report is published by the International Food Policy Research Institute. This year the institute has released the report based on the theme “Transforming Food Systems After COVID-19”. Key Findings of the report: India The lockdown imposed due to the COVID-19 crisis closed schools and day care centres. This affected the availability ..

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Tax collections for FY 21

The Ministry of Finance recently released the tax collection figures for the financial year 2020-21. According to the ministry, the direct tax collections for the financial year 2020-21 are Rs 9.45 lakh crores. Tax collections for the fiscal year 2020-21 The Direct Tax Collections include Personal Income Tax collections and Corporation Tax collections. The Personal ..

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