COVID 19 pandemic
Raccoon Dog, also known as Chinese or Asian raccoon dog is a fox-like canid endemic to East Asia. Its face has racoon-like markings and is closely related to foxes. It has unique traits when compared with canids (dogs, foxes and ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
In 2021, a staggering 5 million children died before reaching their fifth birthday. This is a tragedy on a personal level, and a setback to global development. The root cause of many of these deaths is a lack of access ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
The World Bank’s report titled “Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2022: Correcting Course” provides the first comprehensive assessment of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on poverty in developing countries. Key findings The report projected that the world is unlikely to end the ..
PM-GKAY scheme has been extended for 3 more months until the end of December 2022. This scheme was scheduled to end on September 30. Overview: The decision to extend this scheme comes ahead of the festive season. The government will ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
With the adoption of “One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) in Assam, this scheme has become operational in entire India. Key Points Assam became the 36th state to adopt One Nation One Ration Card food security scheme. With the addition ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
From 22nd to 28th May 2022, the 75th World Health Assembly is being held in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the first in-person Health Assembly since the COVID-19 pandemic began. What is the theme of this year’s health assembly? “Health for ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022