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BHARAT Campaign

BHARAT Campaign: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare launched a new campaign for banks under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund titled BHARAT (Banks Heralding Accelerated Rural & Agriculture Transformation). BHARAT campaign is a one month-long Campaign with a target of Rs 7200 crore. It aims to get active involvement and support of members of commercial Banks in […]

Tunicate Fossil Species

Tunicate Fossil Species: Researchers described a 500-million-year-old tunicate fossil species, which suggested that the modern tunicate body plan was already established soon after the Cambrian Explosion. The new fossil, named Megasiphon thylakos, revealed that ancestral tunicates lived as stationary, filter-feeding adults and likely underwent metamorphosis from a tadpole-like larva. These are commonly called sea squirts […]

Kaas Plateau : Climate And Environmental Changes

Kaas Plateau : Climate And Environmental Changes A recent study by the Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune along with the National Centre for Earth Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram decoded climate and environmental changes on Kaas Plateau. Key findings: Sediment profile dating back to 8000 years which helped decode climatic signatures indicated a relatively reduced rainfall and weak […]

Hwasong-18 : Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

Hwasong-18: Intercontinental Ballistic Missile North Korea recently tested its latest Hwasong-18 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Hwasong-18 is a type of solid-fuel intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) developed by North Korea. It is North Korea’s first ICBM to use solid-fuel, which allows for faster launches. Liquid propellants provide greater propulsive thrust and power, but require more complex […]

The State Of Food Security And Nutrition In The World 2023 Report

The State Of Food Security And Nutrition In The World 2023 Report: The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2023 report was released recently with the theme “Urbanisation, agrifood systems transformation, and healthy diets across the rural-urban continuum”. Findings Of The 2023 Report: Global Hunger Over 122 million people are facing hunger […]

Most Attractive Emerging Market For Investment

Most Attractive Emerging Market For Investment: According to Invesco Global Sovereign Asset Management Study by Invesco (an independent global investment management firm), India has surpassed China to become the most attractive emerging market for investment in 2023. The report emphasizes India’s attractiveness to sovereign wealth funds due to its strong demographics, political stability, and proactive […]