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Quick Revision July 2020 |Compilation

Kholongchhu Hydropower Project •It is one of four additional projects agreed in 2008, as a part of India’s commitment to help Bhutan to create a total 10,000 MW of installed capacity by 2020.•This 600 MW run-of-the-river project is located on the lower course of the Kholongchhu river in eastern Bhutan’s Trashiyangtse district.•The project is expected to be […]

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June 2020 Quick Revision | Compilation

Hindi as Official Court Language in Haryana•Recently, the Haryana government’s decision to enforce use of Hindi in all courts and tribunals across the state has been challenged in the Supreme CourtThe Haryana Official Language (Amendment) Act, 2020:•The amendment has been made to the Haryana Official Languages Act, 1969, by introducing a new section 3A, designating […]

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Daily Quick Revision 3 August 2020

BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellite System (BDS): by China•China has formally launched full global services of its BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellite System (BDS).•The name BeiDou comes from Chinese word for the Big Dipper or Plough constellation.•China’s BeiDou navigation project was launched in the early 1990s•The navigation satellite system was completed in three steps: BDS-1 which provided services to […]

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Aerial seeding technique in Haryana

●Aerial seeding technique in Haryana•It is a technique of plantation wherein seed balls – seeds covered with a mixture of clay, compost, char and other components – are sprayed on the ground using aerial devices, including planes, helicopters or drones.•The process of the seed’s germination and growth is such that it requires no attention after […]

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Muslim Women Rights Day: 1st August

●Muslim Women Rights Day: 1st August•Recently, 1st August has been recorded as “Muslim Women Rights Day” in the country’s history to mark first anniversary of the passage of Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019[The law made triple talaq a criminal offence]•The Act makes all declaration of talaq, including in written or electronic […]

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Manufacturing of Agarbatti under Gramodyog Vikas Yojana

●Manufacturing of Agarbatti under Gramodyog Vikas Yojana•Gramodyog Vikas Yojana is one of the two components of Khadi Gramodyog Vikas Yojana which aims to promote and develop the village industries through common facilities, technological modernization, training etc.•Recently, the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has approved a programme for the benefit of artisans involved in […]

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Operation Breathing Space: India-Israel

●Operation Breathing Space: India-Israel•Recently, an Israeli team arrived in India with a multi-pronged mission, codenamed Operation Breathing Space to work with Indian authorities on the Covid-19 response•India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Israel’s defence ministry research and development team are working together to develop four different kinds of rapid testing kit for Covid-19 which can give […]

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