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SUMI TRIBE OF NAGAS| 30th November 2021

  Syllabus Section: Tribal Issues (GS Paper I) Importance: UPSC Prelims  Why in News? Recently, it has been found that Sumi Nagas’ traditional knowledge helps them navigate nature’s vagaries About: The 'Sümi Naga' are the major ethnic group among nagas in Nagaland, India. The Sümis mainly inhabit Zünheboto District, parts of Dimapur District and Kiphire …

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BOOSTING GREEN HYDROGEN| 30th November 2021

Syllabus Section: Government Initiatives (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? Government of India (like most other countries in the world) is pitching for green hydrogen in the manufacture of fertilisers and refining of petroleum. Green Hydrogen: Green hydrogen is hydrogen produced by a process that does not emit any …

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ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION FOR SPEEDY ACCESS TO JUSTICE| 30th November 2021

Syllabus Section: Governance (GS Paper II) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? Recently, NITI Aayog released the report ‘Designing the Future of Dispute Resolution: The ODR Policy Plan for India’, to scale dispute avoidance, containment and resolution online. The report is a culmination of the action plan made by a committee constituted …

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GLOBAL NUTRITION REPORT 2021 | 29th November 2021

Syllabus Section: Governance (GS Paper II) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? Recently, Union Minister for Jal Shakti launched the River Cities Alliance, a dedicated platform for river cities in India to ideate, discuss and exchange information for sustainable management of urban rivers. About: This is first of its kind Alliance in …

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JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE| 29th November 2021

Syllabus Section: Science and Technology (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? NASA’s largest and most powerful space science telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope scheduled to be sent into orbit no earlier than December 22. About:  The Webb telescope is said to be the scientific successor to the Hubble and Spitzer …

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IN-FLIGHT WiFi| 29th November 2021

Syllabus Section: Science and Technology (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? The permitted in-flight WiFi services on commercial flights, is yet to become a reality for domestic air travellers as airlines grapple with the huge installation costs. About:      Domestic carriers have been slow in offering the service …

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NATIONAL MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY INDEX (NMPI)| 27TH NOVEMBER 2021

Syllabus Section: Poverty (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? Recently, NITI Aayog, the government think tank, released the National Multidimensional Poverty Index (NMPI) baseline report. It defines poverty as the deprivation in crucial and basic parameters of health, education and living standards. About NMPI: The report is based on …

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SWADESH, WORLD’S FIRST MULTIMODAL BRAIN IMAGING DATA AND ANALYTICS| 27TH NOVEMBER 2021

Syllabus Section: Science and Technology (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? DBT-National Brain Research Centre (DBT-NBRC) have recently developed project SWADESH, a unique brain initiative focusing on certified neuroimaging, neurochemical, neuropsychological data and analytics that are made accessible to researchers for managing brain disorders. About:     SWADESH is …

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ALBATROSSES| 27TH NOVEMBER 2021

Syllabus Section: Environment and Ecology (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? A new study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B has provided evidence of the effect of environmental conditions on the longevity of relationships — among a population of albatrosses. About: Report suggests that environmental conditions cause …

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WTO’S 12TH MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE: THE ROAD TO GENEVA| 26TH NOVEMBER 2021

Syllabus Section:  Economy (GS Paper iII) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? The World Trade Organization's 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12), is going to take place from 30 November to 3 December 2021. MC12 will be chaired by Timur Suleimenov, the Kazakhstan President’s Envoy for International Trade. About: The WTO is an inter-governmental …

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