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Daily current affairs 26 February 2020

World Air Quality Report 2019 •The report was released by the pollution tracker IQAir and Greenpeace.•The Report highlights elevated air pollution levels as a result of climate change events, such as sandstorms, wildfires and pollution gains from the rapid urbanization of cities in regions such as Southeast Asia•Bangladesh emerged as the most polluted country for PM 2.5 exposure followed by Pakistan, Mongolia, Afghanistan and India.•21 of the 30 most polluted… Read More »Daily current affairs 26 February 2020

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Daily current affairs 25 February 2020

Vittala Temple in Hampi •The Vittala Temple is among the most-visited and the most photographed protected monuments at Hampi•Vijaya Vittala Temple is one of the important temples in Hampi.[ Its construction began during the time of Krishnadevaraya in 1513 CE]•Krishnadevaraya (ruled 1509-29) of the Tuluva dynasty was the most famous ruler of Vijayanagar•Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is about to install a wooden barricade around the stone chariot inside Vittala Temple complex… Read More »Daily current affairs 25 February 2020

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Daily current affairs 24 February 2020

G20, 2020 meeting held in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)•Saudi Arabia is the first Arab nation to hold the G20 presidency•It projects a “V-shaped, rapid recovery” for the global economy, but it warns about the uncertainty around the spread of the coronavirus (COVID 19)•The IMF also warned about other risks including rising debt levels in some countries as well as climate change [discussed]•The G20 is an informal group of 19 countries and… Read More »Daily current affairs 24 February 2020

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Daily Current affairs 22 February 2020

Habitable-zone Planet Finder (HPF) confirmed its first planet : G 9-40b•HPF is an astronomical spectrograph, built by Penn State University scientists, and recently installed on the 10m Hobby-Eberly Telescope at McDonald Observatory (US).[HPF searches for exoplanets by using the Doppler effect.]•Earlier, NASA’s Kepler mission had observed a dip in the host star’s light, suggesting that the planet was crossing in front of the star during its orbit[G 9-40b is amongst… Read More »Daily Current affairs 22 February 2020

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Daily Current affairs 21 February 2020

●23rd National Conference on e-governance in Mumbai•It was organised by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG ) along with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in Mumbai.•The conference adopted the 10-fold Mumbai Declaration on e-governance•Ten-fold Mumbai Declaration aims to improve public service delivery using digital platforms, especially in health, agriculture, education and land•Ayushman Bharat wins National e-Governance Award for Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering for Digital… Read More »Daily Current affairs 21 February 2020

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