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Australia’s oldest Aboriginal rock art identified

Recently, a kangaroo painting was identified in Australia with the help of some ancient wasps. The kangaroo painting was created over 17,000 years ago by Aboriginal community artists. The painting was identified as Australia’s oldest intact rock art. Highlights The painting is a two-metre-long artwork. It was discovered on the sloped ceiling of rock shelter ..

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New Alpine Plant Species Discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

A group of scientists of three institutes have discovered a new species of alpine plant in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh. The details were published in Biodiversitas: Journal of Biological Diversity. About the New Alpine Plant Species The new species of plant belongs to the family of Himalayan sunflower. It has been named as ..

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Rajasthan Government Presents First Paperless Budget

The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot, led Congress government presented its third state budget and the first paperless budget on February 24, 2021 in the state assembly. The Chief minister holds the finance portfolio and he finalised the budget on February 23, 2021. Rajasthan Legislative Assembly The state legislative assembly of Rajasthan is the ..

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Two Years of PM KISAN Scheme- Highlights

The flagship scheme of the central government, Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM KISAN) has completed its two years on February 24, 2021. Highlights The PM-KISAN Scheme was formally launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on February 24, 2019. The scheme was launched at Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. About PM KISAN Scheme The scheme was launched ..

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DAC approves Acquisition Proposals of Three Armed Forces

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the acquisition of 118 Arjun Mark 1A tanks on February 23, 2021. Highlights The approval was given for the Indian Army at a cost of ₹6,000 crores. This move will be a boost for the indigenisation in defence sector. The approval was given for 58-tonne weight DRDO-developed tanks. ..

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