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Parrot Fever

Parrot Fever: Parrot fever, also known as psittacosis, is a respiratory bacterial infection caused by the bacterium Chlamydia psittaci. The infection primarily affects birds, such as parrots, pigeons, and poultry, but can be transmitted to humans through inhaling particles from bird feathers or droppings. Symptoms include fever, headache, chills, muscle pains, coughing, difficulty breathing, and […]

Gorsam Kora Festival

Gorsam Kora Festival: The Gorsam Kora Festival, held annually in Arunachal Pradesh’s Zemithang valley, concluded, celebrating the shared Himalayan Buddhist cultural heritage and the enduring friendship between India and Bhutan. It is Located along the Nyanmjang Chu River, Zemithang is historically significant as the refuge where the 14th Dalai Lama sought sanctuary in 1959. The […]

2024 Pritzker Architecture Prize

2024 Pritzker Architecture Prize: Riken Yamamoto, a Japanese architect, was awarded the 2024 Pritzker Architecture Prize, often dubbed the “Architecture Nobel“. Riken Yamamoto, the ninth laureate from Japan, is known for projects like the Hiroshima Nishi Fire Station (2000) and the Koyasu Elementary School (2018), which emphasize transparency and interaction in architectural design. Pritzker Architecture […]

Mission Divyastra

Mission Divyastra: The Prime Minister of India announced successful maiden flight test of Agni-5 missile with MIRV technology, code-named Mission Divyastra, boosting India’s defence capability. Mission Divyastra the maiden flight test of the locally developed Agni-5 missile with multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicle (MIRV) technology and code named as Mission Divyastra. Agni-5 missile uses a […]

Revamped Pharmaceuticals Technology Upgradation Assistance Scheme

Revamped Pharmaceuticals Technology Upgradation Assistance Scheme: The Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has announced the Revamped Pharmaceuticals Technology Upgradation Assistance (RPTUAS) Scheme. Revamped Pharmaceuticals Technology Upgradation Assistance Scheme is to offer “subsidies based on quality” reimbursement, aiding pharmaceutical companies in achieving revised Schedule M and WHO-GMP certifications. The revised guideline aims to […]

INS Tushil

INS Tushil: INS Tushil is the first Krivak-III frigate to be acquired under Project 11356M. India in October, 2016 signed an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) with Russia to purchase/construct four additional Admiral Grigorovich-class (Project 11356M) frigates through a partnership between Russian and Indian shipyards. Russia will supply two of the frigates (INS Tushil and INS Tamala), […]

Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019

Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019: Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) recently notified the Citizenship Amendment Rules, 2024. Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019: The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) amends the Citizenship Act of 1955 to provide a path to Indian citizenship for Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Jains, and Parsis who migrated from neighbouring Muslim-majority countries such as Pakistan, […]