IHU Variant Of Covid-19

IHU Variant Of Covid-19: Even as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to infect people in large numbers across the world, news about the emergence of another highly-mutated variant spread rapidly on January 4, 2022, raising fears of yet another wave of infections. This variant, B.1.640, has been found mostly in France so far, […]

Who was Bir Bikram Kishore Debbarman?

Prime Minister Inaugurated The New Integrated Terminal Building Of Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport: The Prime Minister inaugurated the New Integrated Terminal Building of Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport and launched key initiatives like Mukhyamantri Tripura Gram Samridhi Yojana and Project Mission 100 of Vidyajyoti Schools. The inauguration of the new terminal is seen as […]

What are Bioenergy Crops?

Bioenergy Crops: A new study has found that converting annual crops to perennial bioenergy crops can induce a cooling effect on the areas where they are cultivated. The researchers simulated the biophysical climate impact of a range of future bioenergy crop cultivation scenarios. Eucalyptus, poplar, willow, miscanthus and switchgrass were the bioenergy crops used in […]

What is Aquamation?

Aquamation: The Nobel Peace Prize winner Anglican archbishop and anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu died. He was very passionate about protecting the environment and taking necessary actions. In concurrence of his passion to save the environment, his body underwent aquamation, a green alternative to traditional cremation methods. The process of aquamation uses energy which is five […]

Extension of GST Compensation Scheme

GST Compensation: Finance Ministers of several States have demanded that the GST compensation scheme be extended beyond June 2022. The adoption of GST was made possible by States ceding almost all their powers to impose local-level indirect taxes and agreeing to let the prevailing multiplicity of imposts be subsumed into the GST. This was agreed […]