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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Global Peace Index 2021” Released What is the News?  The 15th edition of Global Peace Index 2021 has been released. About Global Peace Index: The Global Peace Index is released by the Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP), an international think tank. Aim: The index… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 21 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles Cabinet approves “Indian Vessels Bill, 2021” What is the News? The Union Cabinet has approved the Inland Vessels Bill, 2021. About Indian Vessels Bill, 2021: Indian Vessels Bill will replace the Inland Vessels Act, 1917. The bill aims to regulate the safety, security and registration… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 19 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Deep Ocean Mission” Approved by Cabinet What is the News?  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the Deep Ocean Mission. About Deep Ocean Mission: Deep Ocean Mission aims to explore the deep ocean for resources. Also, for sustainable use of ocean resources, it… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 18 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “OFB Corporatisation” Approved by Cabinet What is the News? The Union Government has approved a plan for Ordnance Factory Board(OFB) Corporatisation. About Ordnance Factory Board(OFB): Ordnance Factory Board(OFB) is an umbrella body of 41 Ordnance Factories. Origin: In 1775, British authorities accepted the establishment of the… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 17 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles What is Kerala’s “SilverLine project”? What is the News? Kerala cabinet has given the approval to begin acquiring land for the SilverLine Project. About SilverLine Project: SilverLine Project is Kerala’s semi high-speed railway project that aims to reduce travel time between Kerala’s northern and southern… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 16 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Operation Olivia” to Protect Olive Ridley Turtles What is the News?  Indian Coast Guards (ICG) are using an aircraft for ‘Operation Olivia’ to protect Olive Ridley turtles. About Operation Olivia: Operation Olivia was launched by the Indian Coast Guard in the early 1980s. Purpose: The… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 15 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “EnVision Mission” to Venus by ESA What is the News?  European Space Agency(ESA) has announced a new mission with the name EnVision mission. About EnVision Mission: EnVision is a European Space Agency(ESA)-led mission. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is working as a contributor. Aim:… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 14 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Global Liveability Index” 2021 Released by EIU What is the News?  Economist Intelligence Unit(EIU) has released the Global Liveability Index 2021. About Global Liveability Index: The index assesses the locations that provide the best and the worst living conditions around the world. It assesses 140… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 12 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles Mixing Covid-19 vaccines: Benefits and Concerns What is the news? India plans to conduct research on Mixing Covid-19 vaccines. This is to investigate if it can immunize people using a “mix and match” of different Covid-19 vaccines. What does mixing of vaccines mean? Mixing of… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 11 June, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 10 June, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles What are “Overture supersonic aircraft” and what are its challenges? What is the news? Plans to buy 15 new Overture supersonic Aircraft have been announced by US-based United Airlines. These aircrafts are planned to be open for passengers by 2029. What are Supersonic Flights? Supersonic… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 10 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Sea Snot” outbreak in Turkey and its effect on the marine ecosystem What is the News? Sea Snot accumulation in the Sea of Marmara (Turkey) is causing grave environmental concern. This is because Sea Snot can cause considerable damage to the marine ecosystem. The Sea… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 9 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “State of Environment Report” says “Farmer protests” increased fivefold since 2017 What is the news? The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has released the State of Environment Report, 2021 in February recently. This article focuses upon the data related to farmer protests as mentioned… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 8 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles IEA releases “World Energy Investment Report 2021” What is the News? The International Energy Agency(IEA) has released the World Energy Investment Report 2021. About the World Energy Investment Report 2021: The report presents the latest data and analysis of how energy investment flows are recovering… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 7 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Corbevax Vaccine” and its difference from other Covid-19 vaccines What is the News? India has placed an advance order to block 300 million doses of a new Covid-19 vaccine, Corbevax from Hyderabad-based company Biological E. About Corbevax Vaccine: Corbevax is a recombinant protein subunit vaccine.… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 5 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana” – 30% recipients yet to get grains for May What is the News? The Ministry of Consumer Affairs has informed about the status of food grains disturbed under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana(PMGKAY). About Pradhan Mantri Garib… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 4 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles Cabinet Approves Model Tenancy Act What is the News? The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the Model Tenancy Act for circulation to all States / Union Territories. States can either enact fresh tenancy legislation or amend existing rental laws. Note: Model… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 3 June, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “World No Tobacco Day” and “Tobacco Consumption” in India What is the News? Every year, on 31st May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). This year, the WHO has honoured the health minister of India with the ‘WHO Director-General Special Recognition Award’ for… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 2 June, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 1 June, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles Jan 30 Declared World “Neglected Tropical Diseases” Day by WHA What is the News? The 74th World Health Assembly has declared January 30 as ‘World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Day. About World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Day: The first World Neglected Tropical Diseases(NTD) Day was… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 1 June, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 31 May, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles Declining “forest bird species” in Western Himalayan region What is the News? According to research published in Global Ecology and Conservation, there has been a decline in forest bird species in the Western Himalayas Region. Note: The State of Uttarakhand has extremely cold winters and… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 31 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles Odisha’s “blackbucks” double in 6 years, reveals census What is the News? According to a census carried out by the Odisha State Forest Department, Odisha’s blackbuck population has doubled in the last six years. Blackbucks in Odisha: The Blackbuck is known in Odisha as Krushnasara… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 29 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles Installation of “Reclining Buddha” Statue Postponed What is the News? On the occasion of Buddha Jayanti, India’s largest statue of the Reclining Buddha was scheduled for installation at the Buddha International Welfare Mission temple in Bodh Gaya. However, the ceremony has been postponed due to Covid-19… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 28 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles What is “Traceability Provision” of IT rules 2021? What is the News? WhatsApp has approached the Delhi High Court. It is challenging the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules,2021 traceability provision of IT rules. What has WhatsApp challenged in the Delhi High… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 27 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “One Health High-Level Expert Panel” – A WHO panel to investigate zoonotic diseases What is the News? The World Health Organization(WHO) has formed a One Health High-Level Expert Panel. About One Health High-Level Expert Panel: Purpose: The panel has been formed to study the emergence… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 26 May, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 25 May, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Protected Planet Report” 2020 Released by UNEP What is the News? UNEP released the Protected Planet Report 2020. About Protected Planet Report 2020: Released by: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Purpose: The report takes stock of… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 25 May, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 24 May, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles How Whiteflies are Damaging Crops in India? What is the News? According to a study by ICAR- National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Invasive Whiteflies Species are increasing in India. Whiteflies: Whiteflies are sap-sucking insects. They are members of the insect family Aleyrodidae (order Homoptera).… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 24 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles RBI to transfer Surplus Profit to Central Government What is the News? The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) Central Board has approved the transfer of Rs. 99,122 crore as surplus to the central government. RBI’s Transfer of Surplus to Government:  The Reserve Bank of India(RBI)… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 22 May, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 21 May, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles Government Advisory on Aerosol and Droplet Transmission of Covid-19 What is the News? The government of India has issued an updated general advisory on Covid-19. It has warned that the SARS-CoV-2 virus can be transported through Droplets as well as in the form of Aerosols.… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 21 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles WWF Report on Snow Leopards What is the News? The World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) has released a report. Its title is “Over 100 Years of Snow Leopards Research — A spatially explicit review of the state of knowledge in the snow leopard range”. About… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 20 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles WHO-ILO Study on the Impact of Long Working Hours What is the News? The World Health Organization(WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) has published a study on the Impact of Long Working Hours. About the study: The study covered global, regional, and national level… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 19 May, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 18 May, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles What is the Process to Create New District in India? What is the News? Punjab Chief Minister has declared Malerkotla as the 23rd district of the Punjab State. Let’s have look at the process to create new district in India. What is the process to create… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 18 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles New species of “Asian gracile skink” found from Western Ghats What is the News? A new species of an Asian gracile skink has been discovered recently at Anaikatti hills, Coimbatore. About the new species of Asian gracile skink: Source: The Hindu The New Species of… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 17 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Red Eared Slider Turtles” Threaten Native Indian turtles across Northeast What is the News? Red Eared Slider Turtles are threatening to invade the natural water bodies across the Northeast region in India. About Red-eared slider: The red-eared slider is a semi-aquatic turtle belonging to the… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 15 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles World Bank’s “Migration and Development Brief”: India is the top receiver of remittances What is the News? The World Bank has released a report titled “Migration and Development Brief, 2020”. Key Findings of the Migration and Development Brief:  Findings Related to India: India has received… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 14 May, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 13 May, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles SEBI’s “Business Responsibility and Sustainability Report” norms mandate ESG overview What is the News? Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) has issued a circular notifying new disclosure norms on sustainability-related reporting for the top 1,000 listed companies. The new reporting will be called the Business… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 13 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles New Findings Related to Venus What is the News? Scientists have obtained new data about atmosphere and other aspects of Venus. This was done by transmitting radio waves towards Venus 21 times from 2006 to 2020 from NASA’s Goldstone Antenna in the Mojave Desert of… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 12 May, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 11 May, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles NASA’s “OSIRIS-REx Mission” to begin return from “Asteroid Bennu” What is the News? NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission will depart from asteroid Bennu and start its two-year-long journey back to Earth. About OSIRIS-REx Mission: OSIRIS-REx stands for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer. The mission… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 11 May, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 10 May, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles ZSI research helps in categorising “Indian and Chinese Pangolin” scales What is the News? Researchers at the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Kolkata have developed tools to differentiate the scales of Indian pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) and Chinese pangolin (Manis pentadactyla). About the Research: The researchers… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 10 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles SEBI technical group submits report on “Social Stock Exchanges(SSE)” What is the News? A technical group on Social Stock Exchanges (SSEs), constituted by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has submitted its report.  About Social Stock Exchange(SSE): Social Stock Exchange(SSE) is a platform… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 8 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Pradhan Mantri VAN DHAN Yojana” (PMVDY) is Helping Rural Tribal Forest Economy What is the News? The Managing Director of TRIFED recently highlighted the role played by Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana in changing the rural forest-dwelling tribal economy. About Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana:… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 7 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Olive Ridley turtles” likely to skip mass nesting on Rushikulya river mouth this year What is the News? The annual mass nesting of millions of Olive Ridley sea turtles near the Rushikulya river mouth in Odisha is likely to be missed this year. Mass nesting… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 6 May, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 5 May, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “India-UK Virtual Summit” What is the News? Indian Prime Minister and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has held a Virtual Summit. Initiatives launched during the India-UK Virtual Summit: Comprehensive Roadmap 2030: The Roadmap 2030 was launched during the summit. The Road map aims… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 5 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Large Area Certification Scheme” What is the News? The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare has conferred a land area in the Andaman and Nicobar with organic certification. This is the first large contiguous territory conferred with the organic certification under the ‘Large Area Certification’ (LAC)… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 4 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles What are “Variants of Concern” (VoC)? What is the News? The Variants of concern(VOC) together with widespread relaxation of COVID-19 appropriate behavior resulted in the 2nd wave of Covid-19 in India.  What is a Variant of Concern? The term variant of concern(VOC) is a category… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 3 May, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Immunisation Agenda 2030 or IA2030” launched on World Immunisation Week. What is the News? Global agencies like the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, GAVI and others have launched the Immunisation Agenda 2030 or IA2030 during World Immunisation Week. World Immunisation Week: It is celebrated every… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 1 May, 2021

Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 30 Apr, 2021

Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Agriculture Infrastructure Fund” crosses Rs. 8,000 crore mark What is the News? After receiving around 8,665 applications worth Rs. 8,216 core Agriculture Infrastructure Fund(AIF) has crossed the Rs.8000 crore mark. Sectors: The largest share of the fund has gone to Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS)… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 30 Apr, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Trachoma” eliminated from Gambia as a public health problem What is the News? The World Health Organization(WHO) recently validated the Gambia for its elimination of trachoma as a public health problem. This makes it the second country after Ghana in the African Region to achieve… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 29 Apr, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Supply Chain Resilience Initiative or SCRI” launched by India, Japan and Australia What is the News?  India, Japan, and Australia have launched the SCRI or Supply Chain Resilience Initiative in a virtual Trilateral Ministerial Meeting. What do you mean by Supply Chain Resilience? It is… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 28 Apr, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles “Exercise VARUNA 2021” – Indian and French Navy Conducted the 19th Edition What is the News? The 19th edition of the Indian and French Navy bilateral exercise VARUNA-2021’ was conducted in the Arabian Sea. About Exercise Varuna: Exercise Varuna 2021 is a bilateral naval exercise… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 27 Apr, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles What is “Breakthrough Infection”? What is the News?  The union health ministry has said that the breakthrough infection rate is low for both Covaxin and Covishield vaccines. What is it? Breakthrough infection is a case of illness in which a vaccinated individual becomes sick from… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 26 Apr, 2021

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Read Previous Factly articles Article wise list of factly articles WEF Releases “Energy Transition Index 2021” What is the News? The World Economic Forum(WEF) has released the Energy Transition Index, 2021. About Energy Transition Index(ETI), 2021: Energy Transition Index is an annual report by the World Economic Forum (WEF). It prepares the report in collaboration… Continue reading Factly :-News Articles For UPSC Prelims | 24 Apr, 2021