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Prelim Bits 22-08-2017

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Exploration in Deep Sea Bed India’s exclusive rights to explore polymetallic nodules from seabed in Central Indian Ocean Basin have been extended by five years. The rights in the internation…

August 22, 2017 0 1037

Prelim Bits 21-08-2017

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UJALA Scheme Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs and appliances for All (UJALA) is a flagship scheme of Ministry of Power for distribution of energy efficient appliance. Its main objective is to promot…

August 21, 2017 1 1456

Prelim Bits 20-08-2017

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Higher Education Financing Agency The Government has signed an agreement with Canara bank to set up non-banking financial company (NBFC) called the Higher Education Finance Agency (HEFA). It will …

August 20, 2017 0 1426

Prelim Bits 19-08-2017

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Koodiyattam Koodiyaattam is one of the oldest traditional theatre forms of Kerala. It is based on Sanskrit theatre traditions. It is the only surviving specimen of the ancient Sanskrit theatre. …

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Prelim Bits 18-08-2017

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Navika Sagar Parikrama It is a project wherein a team of women officers of the Indian Navy would circumnavigate the globe on an Indian-built sail boat INSV Tarini. This is the first ever Indian c…

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Prelim Bits 17-08-2017

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Madhyamik and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh Cabinet has recently approved the setting up of a single corpus fund “Madhyamik and Uchchtar Shiksha Kosh (MUSK)”. The proceeds of secondary and hig…

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Prelim Bits 16-08-2017

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GeM Samvaad Government eMarketplace (GeM) and confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has established an industry forum named GeM Samvaad. It promotes participative and collaborative approach for p…

August 16, 2017 1 1716

Prelim Bits 15-08-2017

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Mega War Games India and Russia will hold a mega war game in October involving their armies, navies and the air forces to further ramp up military ties. It will be the first time both Russia and I…

August 15, 2017 1 1663

Prelim Bits 14-08-2017

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Japanese Encephalitis It is a mosquito-borne viral infection of the brain. Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is a flavivirus related to dengue, yellow fever and West Nile viruses, and is spread by…

August 14, 2017 1 1565

Prelim Bits 13-08-2017

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Xenotransplantation It is the process of grafting or transplanting organs or tissues between members of different species. Scientists have successfully edited the genetic code of piglets to remove…

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