First World War Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Scrub Typhus?

Recently, a mystery fever was reported from parts of Uttar Pradesh. It claimed about 40 lives, mostly children in one week. This viral fever was identified as Scrub typhus. Highlights Scrub typhus was reported mainly from Firozabad, Agra, Mainpuri, Etah and Kasganj districts of Uttar Pradesh. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited the affected region and ..

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ANZAC Day in Australia and New Zealand: April 25

Every year Anzac Day is celebrated on April 25 in Australia and New Zealand. The day is celebrated as a national day of remembrance that commemorates all the New Zealanders and Australians who died in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. About ANZAC Day ANZAC is Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. The day was originally ..

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Women Officers for the first time join Helicopter Stream of Indian Navy

For the first time in the history of Indian Defence System two women officers were selected to join as Observers in the Helicopter Stream of Indian Navy. They will be the first women combatants operating warships. Highlights The two women officers joining the Helicopter team are Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh and Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi. ..

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How the movement of May Fourth marked a new beginning in China?

The May Fourth Movement refers to the movement that broke out in 1919 due to the weak response of the then-government to the Treaty of Versailles which imposed unfair treatment on China and undermined China’s sovereignty after World War I. Why Chinese felt betrayed? After the First World War the Western Powers ignored the widespread ..

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