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Quick Revision May 2020 Compilation

Global Energy Review 2020 : by IEA•Recently, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a report namely, Global Energy Review:2020 which also includes the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on global energy demand and CO2 emissions•India, which is one of the IEA association countries, has experienced a reduction in its energy demands by 30% as […]

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Daily Quick Revision 6 July 2020

Increment in global e-waste•According to a recent United Nations University (UNU) report, global e-waste will increase by 38% in the decade between 2020 and 2030•United Nations University (UNU) is a global think tank and postgraduate teaching organisation headquartered in Japan.•UNU’s mission is to resolve the pressing global problems of human survivalQuick Note•There was 53.6 million […]

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Nagarahole National Park, Karnataka

●Nagarahole National Park, Karnataka•Recently, the Karnataka Forest Department has decided to put in place a traffic monitoring mechanism along the roads adjacent to Nagarahole National Park• Time-stamped Card System:The forest department will introduce a time-stamped card system for vehicles passing through the roads, adjacent to Nagarahole National Park, which have high traffic density 24×7.•The time stamped […]

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Natanz: Iran’s main uranium enrichment facility

●Natanz: Iran’s main uranium enrichment facility•Recently, a fire broke out at Natanz, an Underground Nuclear Facility of Iran used for enriching uranium.[Enriched uranium is a type of uranium in which the percent composition of uranium-235 is increased.]•It is among the sites monitored by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) after Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with […]

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Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia Museum into a mosque

●Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia Museum into a mosque•Recently, the government of Turkey has decided to convert Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia Museum into a mosque•Hagia Sophia is not only the symbol of Turkey’s most popular tourist attraction but also acts as a political symbol.[The plan of conversion is also an attempt to gain political support as […]

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Prerak Dauur Samman

●Prerak Dauur Samman•Recently, a new category of awards titled ‘Prerak Dauur Samman’ has been announced as part of Swachh Survekshan 2021•The Prerak Dauur Samman has a total of five additional sub-categories namely,1. Divya (Platinum),2. Anupam (Gold),3. Ujjwal (Silver),4. Udit (Bronze)5. Aarohi (Aspiring).•In Swachh Survekshan 2020, cities are evaluated on the criteria of ‘population category’ but for 2021, […]

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