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South East Africa Montane Archipelago: Study

South East Africa Montane Archipelago: Study A recent study in southern Africa has unearthed a wealth of previously undocumented biodiversity in a newly recognised ecoregion called the South East Africa Montane Archipelago (SEAMA). South East Africa Montane Archipelago (SEAMA) is a newly recognised mountainous ecoregion. It stretches across northern Mozambique to Mount Mulanje in Malawi, […]

Solar And Heliospheric Observatory

Solar And Heliospheric Observatory: A citizen scientist spotted a comet in an image from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft. Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) is a project of international collaboration between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). It was launched in December 1995, SOHO was […]

START 2024 Programme

START 2024 Programme: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will conduct the Space science and Technology Awareness Training (START) 2024 programme during April and May. The START programme is part of the ISRO’s efforts to enable Indian students to become professionals in Space Science and Technology, as the organisation’s Space Science exploration programme continues to […]

MGNREGS : Revised Wages

MGNREGS : Revised Wages The Union government recently announced revised wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), prompting varied responses from different states. Several states reported an increase in wages ranging from 8% to 10%. The Union Rural Development Ministry obtained special permission from the Election Commission for this routine annual […]

Extension Of AFSPA In Arunachal Pradesh And Nagaland

Extension Of AFSPA In Arunachal Pradesh And Nagaland: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in certain districts of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland for an additional six months, effective from April 1, 2024. In Arunachal Pradesh, the AFSPA has been extended for six months in the following […]