EDEN IAS

April

NEWS IMPULSE |ASSAM EARTHQUAKE| 29 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Geography Why in News? Recently, a powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale jolted Assam and other parts of Northeast. About: The Northeast is located in the highest seismological zone. Continuous tectonic stress keeps building up particularly along the fault lines. Today’s earthquake was an instance of accumulated stress release  The primary earthquake had …

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NEWS IMPULSE |GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2021| 30 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Polity and Governance Why in News? The Ministry of Home Affairs issued a gazette notification stating that the provisions of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2021, would be deemed to have come into effect from April 27. About: The Bill amends the Government of National Capital Territory of …

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NEWS IMPULSE |GLOBAL IMMUNIZATION STRATEGY| 30 APRIL

Syllabus Section: International Institutions/Health Issues Why in News? WHO unveils global immunization strategy to save 50 million lives by 2030. About: UN-led global immunization strategy was unveiled to reach more than 50 million children who have missed lifesaving jabs against measles and other diseases because of COVID-19 disruption. WHO, along with UNICEF and the vaccine …

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NEWS IMPULSE |SEBI RULE FOR FUND MANAGER COMPENSATION| 30 APRIL

Syllabus Section:Economy Why in News? The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has said that a minimum 20% of the compensation of mutual fund managers and other key personnel in an asset management company (AMC) should be in the form of units of the mutual fund schemes they manage. About: To align the interest …

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NEWS IMPULSE |AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES| 30 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Science and Technology Why in News? The UK has become the first country to announce regulation of the use of self-driving vehicles at slow speeds on motorways. About:   Britain's transport ministry said that it was working on specific wording to update the country's highway code for the safe use of self-driving vehicle …

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NEWS IMPULSE |NET ZERO PRODUCERS’ FORUM| 30 APRIL

Syllabus Section:International Institutions Why in News? Saudi Arabia to join ‘Net Zero Producers Forum’ on climate change. About: Saudi Arabia will join the United States, Canada, Norway, and Qatar in forming ‘Net Zero Producers Forum’ for oil and gas producers. The forum will discuss how they can support the implementation of the Paris Agreement on …

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NEWS IMPULSE |INTEGRATED SOLAR DRYER AND PYROLYSIS PILOT PLANT| 29 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Waste Management Why in News? The foundation stone of the Integrated Solar Dryer and Pyrolysis pilot was laid by Dr. K J Sreeram, Director, CSIR- Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai on the occasion of 74th foundation day of CLRI on 23rd April 2021. About: The pilot is part of the Indo-German project …

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NEWS IMPULSE |INTEGRATED SOLAR DRYER AND PYROLYSIS PILOT PLANT| 29 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Waste Management Why in News? The foundation stone of the Integrated Solar Dryer and Pyrolysis pilot was laid by Dr. K J Sreeram, Director, CSIR- Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai on the occasion of 74th foundation day of CLRI on 23rd April 2021. About: The pilot is part of the Indo-German project …

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NEWS IMPULSE |NEW HIGH-YIELDING AND PEST-RESISTANT VARIETY OF SOYBEAN| 29 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Agriculture Why in News? This newly developed variety called MACS 1407. It is suitable for cultivation in the states of Assam, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and North-Eastern states  Its seeds will be made available to farmers for sowing during the 2022 Kharif season. It is widely cultivated as oil seeds as well as …

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