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India Interagency Expert Committee on Malaria and Climate (IEC)

India Meteorological Department (IMD) and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have partnered with “Malaria No More” which is a non-governmental organisation. Key Points IMD & ICMR launched an expert committee to explore and advance climate-based solutions to eliminate malaria in India, in collaboration with “Malaria NO More”. Committee is being called as “India Interagency ..

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NATO Summit 2021

31st formal meeting of heads of government of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) was held on June 14, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. NATO summit 2021 is also being dubbed as Brussels summit of NATO. Agenda of the meeting NATO Leaders discussed key issues, took decisions about future of NATO and agreed on concrete measures to ..

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World Giving Index 2021

According to World Giving Index 2021 report, India is 14th most charitable country across the world. Highlights As per the report, COVID-19 pandemic has further increased the ‘giving’ trends worldwide. This report is released by Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). 2021 survey highlights the impact of lockdowns on charitable giving. Key Findings of report As per ..

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Shenzhou-12: China’s First Human Spaceflight since 2016

Chinese spacecraft, Shenzhou-19, will blast off from Gobi Desert on a Long March rocket soon. Spacecraft will ferry three men to an orbiting space module where they will stay for three-month. This will be the first time China will send humans into space since 2016. Highlights Shenzhou-12 means Divine Vessel. It will be third out ..

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RBI expands Scope of BBPS

Reserve Bank of India on has expanded the scope of Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) which will be effective from August 31, 2021. How scope has been expanded? Scope of BBPS has been expanded by adding ‘mobile prepaid recharges’ as a biller category. This move will help millions of prepaid phone subscribers across India. Background ..

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