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Kung Fu Nuns won UNESCO Martial Arts Education Prize 2021

Prestigious “Martial Arts Education Prize 2021” was conferred to the world-renowned Kung Fu Nuns of Drukpa order of Buddhism. Key Points Prize was given to them from the UNESCO International Centre for Martial Arts to honour their brave acts of service. The Prize recognises the historic “acts of service and championing of gender equality in ..

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Air Quality Early Warning System (AQEWS) enhanced

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) has developed a new ‘Decision Support System’ (DSS) as well as ‘Air Quality Early Warning System’ (AQEWS). These systems were launched by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science and Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh. Key Facts DSS and AQEWS systems were launched for better air-quality management in Delhi-NCR ..

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M.P: Mukhyamantri Ration Aapke Dwar Yojana

State cabinet of Madhya Pradesh in its meeting on October 19, 2021, decided to implement Mukhya Mantri Ration Aapke Dwar scheme. About the scheme Mukhya Mantri Ration Aapke Dwar Scheme will be implemented to benefit the poor tribal families. It will be implemented in tribal development blocks of state excluding those blocks which fall under ..

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Ecuador: Emergency declared over crime wave

The South American Country, Ecuador, has declared a state of emergency because of crime wave. Key Points President of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, announced a 60-day state of emergency on October 19, 2021 because of rise in violent drug crimes. The announcement was made on the eve of a visit by US Secretary of State Anthony ..

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Gita Gopinath to leave IMF

Chief Economist and Director of the Research Department of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Gita Gopinath, is set to leave her job in January 2022. Highlights She will return to the prestigious Harvard University, after leaving the job. The Indian-American economist had joined the IMF in January 2019, as the Chief Economist. When she joined IMF, ..

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