Mission LiFE movement: Basics Explained

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched Mission LiFE movement (Lifestyle for the Environment) at the Statue of Unity in Gujarat. Envisaged by PM Modi, Mission LiFE is expected to…

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The Centre has cancelled the FCRA licence of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) and Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust (RGCT): Basics Explained

Recently the Ministry of Home Affairs has cancelled the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) licence of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) and Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust (RGCT), organisations that are associated…

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Lothal set to get National Maritime Heritage Complex: Basics Explained

The world’s oldest dockyard, Lothal, is all set to get a heritage complex. The National Maritime Heritage Complex commenced in March 2022 and is being developed at a cost of…

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United Nations Day: Basics Explained

United Nations(UN) Day, on 24 October, marks the anniversary of the day in 1945 when the UN Charter entered into force. UN Day, celebrated every year, offers the opportunity to…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Basics Explained

October is celebrated as the ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In the year 2020 alone, nearly 23 lakh women were diagnosed with breast cancer and nearly 6.85 lakh died globally, as…

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ISRO’s Heaviest Rocket Successfully Launches 36 Satellites into Orbit: Basics Explained

ISRO’s Heaviest Rocket Successfully Launches 36 Satellites into Orbit. The satellites were successfully placed into low-Earth orbit, as part of the OneWeb India-1 mission or LVM3 (Launch Vehicle Mark III)…

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The Booker Prize 2022 has gone to ‘The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida’

The Booker Prize 2022, one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, has gone to The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida by Shehan Karunatilaka, a Sri Lankan writer…

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Number of poor people in India fell by about 415 mn between 2005-06 and 2019-21: UN

The new Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) at the University of Oxford said that…

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Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Ji Birth Anniversary

Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Ji (1670-1716), a brave Sikh warrior and founder of the Sikh Rule in Punjab was born on October 16, 1670 at Rajauri in Punchh District of…

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Global Hunger Index 2022: India slips to 107th spot

  India has ranked 107th out of 121 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2022, down from the 101st position in 2021. A high score gets a country a…

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