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Expansion of Council of Ministers (CoM) in Madhya Pradesh

● Expansion of Council of Ministers (CoM) in Madhya Pradesh•Recent expansion of the Ministry in Madhya Pradesh has increased the Council of Ministers strength to 34, which is more than 15% of the effective strength of the legislators at 206•Article 164 (1A) of the Constitution prescribed that the total number of Ministers, including the Chief Minister, in […]

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Increment in global e-waste

●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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Daily Quick Revision 4 July 2020

Drug Discovery Hackathon 2020 (DDH2020)•It is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and supported by partners like Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), MyGov and private players.•The objective is to identify drug candidates […]

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Elephant Deaths in Botswana’s Okavango Delta

●Elephant Deaths in Botswana’s Okavango Delta•In the past two months, hundreds of elephants have died mysteriously in Botswana’s Okavango Delta•The cause of the deaths is yet to be established. (However, poaching has been ruled out since the dead elephants were found with tusks)•Okavango Delta is one of the very few major interior delta systems that do […]

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Continuation of presidency by Vladimir Putin until 2036

●Continuation of presidency by Vladimir Putin until 2036•Russian citizens have supported a set of constitutional amendments including continuation of presidency by Vladimir Putin in a recently held referendum in the country•The Russian Constitution bars more than two consecutive presidential terms.•The new Constitution doesn’t change the two-term limit in theory, but in practice, it resets Mr […]

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