EAGLE Act of 2021: Democrat Representative Zoe Lofgren and Republican John Curtis introduced the Equal Access to Green cards for Legal Employment (EAGLE) Act of 2021 in the House of Representatives. The bipartisan act seeks to phase out the seven percent per-country limit on employment-based immigrant visas and raises the per-country limit on family-sponsored visas […]
Tag: 11th Jun 2021
What is Fastly?
Fastly: On 8 June 2021, Fastly reported problems with their CDN service which caused many major websites, such as Reddit, gov.uk, Twitch, Spotify, and Amazon, along with major news sources such as The New York Times, The Guardian, CNN, and the BBC, to become unavailable. Fastly is an American cloud computing services provider. It describes […]
The Cosmic Infrared Background Experiment-2
The Cosmic Infrared Background Experiment-2: The Cosmic Infrared Background Experiment-2 (CIBER-2) was launched by NASA on June 6, 2021 from the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, USA. The aim of this mission is to count the number of stars that exist in the Universe. The experiment is measuring a mysterious glow of infrared […]
Minimum Support Prices For Kharif Crops 2021-22
Minimum Support Prices For Kharif Crops: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by PM Modi, has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all mandated Kharif crops for marketing season 2021-22. MSP for common paddy was hiked to ₹1,940 a quintal for the coming Kharif season, less than 4% higher than […]
What is Atlantic Charter?
Atlantic Charter: President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently inspected documents related to the Atlantic Charter, a declaration signed by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in August 1941. The two leaders plan to sign what they’re calling a new Atlantic Charter, pledging to “defend the principles, […]
Delhi’s Master Plan of 2041
Delhi’s Master Plan 2041: The Delhi Development Authority has gave its preliminary approval to the draft Master Plan for Delhi 2041. The draft is now in the public domain for objections and suggestions from citizens, after which it will be enforced. A master plan of any city is like a vision document by the planners […]
What is Beed Model of Maharashtra
Beed Model: Maharashtra: Maharashtra government has asked for state-wide implementation of the ‘Beed model’ of the crop insurance scheme Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY). ‘Beed Model’: Beed is a district located in the drought-prone Marathwada region. The district presents a challenge for any insurance company because farmers here have repeatedly lost crops either to […]
All India Survey On Higher Education (AISHE) 2019-20.
All India Survey On Higher Education (AISHE) 2019-20: The Union Education Minister announced the release of the report of All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2019-20. This Report provides key performance indicators on the current status of Higher education in the country. It is the 10th in the series of AISHE annually released by […]
President Of United Nations General Assembly For 2021-22.
President Of The 76th Session Of The United Nations (UN) General Assembly (GA) For 2021-22.: The Maldives’ Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid was elected the President of the 76th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly (GA) for 2021-22. The win was welcomed by India as Indian diplomats had been helping the Maldives and India […]
Roadmap For Ethanol Blending In India By 2025
Roadmap For Ethanol Blending In India By 2025: The central government has released an expert committee report on the Roadmap for Ethanol Blending in India by 2025. The roadmap proposes a gradual rollout of ethanol-blended fuel to achieve E10 fuel supply by April 2022 and a phased rollout of E20 from April 2023 to April […]