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April

NEWS IMPULSE | THE GLOBAL GENDER GAP REPORT 2021 | 02 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Reports/ Indices   Why in News? The World Economic Forum has released the Global Gender Gap Report 2021. India has seen a decrease in its ranking on the index by 28 places from 112th position in 2020 to 140th position in 2021.   Key Highlights India has been ranked 140th among 156 countries …

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NEWS IMPULSE | WORLD’S BIGGEST UNDERWATER NEUTRINO TELESCOPES | 02 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Science and Technology Why in News? Russian scientists launched one of the world’s biggest underwater neutrino telescopes called the Baikal-GVD (Gigaton Volume Detector) in the waters of Lake Baikail. Fundamental Particles: Universe is made of some fundamental particles that are indivisible. Broadly, particles classified into quarks and leptons.  This only applies to “normal matter” or the …

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NEWS IMPULSE | MY NEP 2020 | 02 APRIL

Why in News? Union Education Minister launched the “MyNEP2020” Platform of NCTE Web Portal. About: The platform seeks to invite suggestions from the stakeholders for preparing draft for development of National Professional Standards for Teachers (NPST) and National Mission for Mentoring Program membership (NMM).   The “MyNEP2020” platform will be operational from 1st April 2021 …

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NEWS IMPULSE | JOINT LOGISTICS NODE (JLN) | 02 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Defence Why in News? Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat operationalised and dedicated to the Armed forces the 3rd Joint Logistics Node (JLN) in Mumbai. About: These JLNs will provide integrated logistics cover to the Armed Forces for their small arms ammunition, rations, fuel, general stores, civil hired transport, aviation clothing, spares …

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NEWS IMPULSE |NISAR: JOINT EARTH OBSERVING MISSION OF NASA AND ISRO| 02 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Science and Technology   Why in News? NASA and ISRO are collaborating on developing an SUV-sized satellite called NISAR, which will detect movements of the planet’s surface as small as 0.4 inches over areas about half the size of a tennis court. The satellite will be launched in 2022 from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) into …

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NEWS IMPULSE | ARTICLE 244(A) OF THE CONSTITUTION | 01 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Polity and Governance Why in News? Congress leader Rahul Gandhi promised to implement Article 244 (A) of the Constitution to safeguard the interests of the people in Assam’s tribal-majority districts. About: Article 244(A) allows for creation of an ‘autonomous state’ within Assam in certain tribal areas. Inserted into the Constitution in 1969 by …

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NEWS IMPULSE | AIM-PRIME | 01 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Science and Technology Why in News? Atal Innovation Mission launches 'AIM-PRIME', in partnership with (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation )BMGF &Venture Centre. Deep technology is an outcome of very intense research and development (R&D) with high knowledge content.  About:   In a major push towards deep technology and driving the country to become a …

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NEWS IMPULSE | INDIA-MAURITIUS CECPA | 01 APRIL

Syllabus Section: International Relations Why in News? The India-Mauritius CECPA will enter into force on 01 April 2021. About: India and Mauritius signed the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) on 22 February 2021.   The CECPA is the first trade Agreement signed by India with a country in Africa.   The India-Mauritius CECPA …

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NEWS IMPULSE | JAL JEEVAN MISSION | 01 APRIL

Why in News? The Ministry of Jal Shakti has decided to use sensor-based IoT devices to effectively monitor the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM)  About: For this, National Jal Jeevan Mission in collaboration with Tata Community Initiatives Trust (TCIT) and Tata Trusts recently completed pilot projects in several remote villages of five States i.e., …

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NEWS IMPULSE | PRIME MINISTER’S YOGA AWARDS (PMYA) | 01 APRIL

Syllabus Section: Awards and Recognitions Why in News? AYUSH Ministry invites applications for Prime Minister’s Yoga Awards About: PM Narendra Modi, on the second International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2016,had announced two categories of Yoga awards – one being International and other being National – to be announced on the occasion of the International Day …

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