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Vineyard Wind Project

Vineyard Wind Project is the first major Offshore wind farm that is to power 400,000 homes. The project aims to install 84 turbines in the Atlantic Ocean. It is to be set up 12 Nautical miles off the coast of Matha’s Vineyard. About the Project The project is capable of producing 800 MW of electricity. ..

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What is Commodity Super Cycle?

The prices of commodities from corn to crude oil to rubber, rhodium, copper, soy bean has been increasing since the beginning of 2021. This is referred to as Commodity Super Cycle. Commodity Super cycle Since the beginning of nineteenth century there has been four Commodity Super Cycle. The first Commodity Super cycle started in the ..

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What is COVID Variant of Concern?

The UK scientists recently declared the new COVID-19 strains found in India as the “Variant of Concern”. What are the criteria to name a virus as “Variant of Concern”? Various national and international organisations such as CDC (Centre for Disease Control and Prevention), COVID-19 Genomics UK Consortium and Canadian COVID Genomics Network use the following ..

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Intellectual Property Waiver for COVID Vaccines

India and South Africa proposed for IP waiver at the World Trade Organisation in 2020. This has now been backed by the United States. The US will further negotiate at the World Trade Organisation to waive Intellectual property for COVID-19 vaccines. This will help in large scale production of COVID-19 vaccines in middle income countries. ..

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Top 5 Current Affairs Questions on La Perouse

India will be joining a French naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal this month. It is the first French naval exercise that Indian Navy will be a part of. The exercise is named as La Perouse.  Japan, Australia, and the United States of America (USA) will also participate in the exercise. As per the ..

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