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The Tripartite Agreement,1947 on Gurkha soldiers

●The Tripartite Agreement,1947 on Gurkha soldiers•In 1947, when India became independent, it was decided to split Gurkha regiments between the British and Indian armies•East India Company first recruited Gurkhas after suffering heavy casualties during the Anglo-Nepalese War also known as the Gurkha War. (The war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Sugauli in […]

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BeiDou-3 Navigation Satellite System (BDS): by China

●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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Daily Quick Revision 1 August 2020

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI)’s Report on Slavery•Recently, the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and Walk Free (an international anti-slavery organisation) released a report on slavery on the occasion of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons (30th July)•It assessed the progress made by Commonwealth countries on the promises made in 2018 to end modern slavery by 2030 […]

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International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER)

●International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER)•It is a collaboration of 35 nations launched in 1985.•It is located in France.•It aims to build the world’s largest tokamak to prove the feasibility of fusion as a large-scale and carbon-free source of energy.•The tokamak is an experimental machine designed to harness the energy of fusion.•The project is based on […]

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Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar

●Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar•The Government of India instituted Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskaar to recognise the excellent work done by the individuals and institutions in the field of disaster management.•The awards are announced on the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on 23rd January every year.•In addition to a certificate, these […]

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