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Capital unable to breathe easy as air quality remains poor

🕔10:17, 16.Oct 2019

The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi worsened slightly on Tuesday and stayed in the “poor” category and is expected to further deteriorate from the last week of October. Context : Stubble burning in Haryana, Punjab and on the border

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Jio, Bharti Spar Again On IUC

🕔10:15, 16.Oct 2019

In news  A fresh war of words has broken out between Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel over the former charging users for voice calls to other networks What is the issue? Reliance Jio had earlier said that it had been

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IMF Trims Growth Rate To 6.1% In 2019

🕔10:08, 16.Oct 2019

In News   The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in April said India will grow at 7.3% in 2019.  The IMF on Tuesday slashed India’s GDP growth projection for the year 2019 to 6.1%, which is 1.2% down from its April

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India’s Share Of River Water Will No More Go To Pakistan

🕔10:05, 16.Oct 2019

India’s share of river water will no more go to Pakistan: Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India would put to use its share of water from the rivers flowing to Pakistan and ensure that every single drop is used

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LOTUS-HR For Treatment Of Sewage Water 

🕔18:27, 15.Oct 2019

During the visit of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty, Queen Maxima of the Kingdom of the Netherlands jointly launched the second phase of the Local Treatment of sewage water for Healthy Reuse (LOTUS-HR) program. About LOTUS-HR The project

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Severely Acute Malnourishment (SAM)

🕔17:53, 15.Oct 2019

 Context: Severely acute Malnourishment (SAM) The government decided to observe the Poshan Mah again this September and Poorna Ahaar (complementary feeding) showing its commitment towards containing malnutrition. The magnitude of malnourishment in India: Only 43% of children are introduced to

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World’s First Space Crime

🕔17:52, 15.Oct 2019

Recently it was reported that the “world’s first space crime” may have been committed by a NASA astronaut, Anne McClain. Background of the Crime committed in space:  The astronaut is suspected of signing into the personal bank account of her

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Emission Trading Scheme (ETS)

🕔17:51, 15.Oct 2019

In news: Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) Nobel Laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) has helped the state of Gujarat check pollution. What does the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) do? Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) is

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Recent Trends In Migration Among Indians                 

🕔17:50, 15.Oct 2019

Trends in Migration Among Indians    Trends in Domestic, international, inter-district,intra-district interstate and intrastate and factors associated with it. Domestic and international migrants  Domestic and international migrants are remarkably similar in many respects but differ in terms of the driving factors, and

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Central Bank’s Stance On Inflation Impacted Growth

🕔17:49, 15.Oct 2019

The slowing of the economy suggests that the central bank’s stance on inflation may have impacted growth Background of the role of RBI in the current slowdown: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently announced its mandatory bi-monthly announcement on

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