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Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2019

●Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2019:Published by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and UNCTAD•Non-tariff measures (NTMs) have increased in the past two decades and are affecting trade as well sustainable development goals (SDGs) in Asian countries.•NTMs affect 58 per cent of the trade in Asia-Pacific.•The average cost […]

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Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 14 October 2019

●Chalukya dynasty Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •The Chalukya Dynasty was a powerful Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and central India between the 6th and the 12th century C.E. During this period, they ruled as three related, but individual dynasties. •The earliest dynasty, known as the “Badami Chalukyas”, ruled from their capital Vatapi (modern Badami) from […]

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Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 12 October 2019

●Election manifestos •They are a formality, and their release is often no more than a photo-op in the campaign of political parties. (But now a days, They are frequently delayed, leaving no time for voters to go through the contents in order to make informed choices.) •they are not legally enforceable documents •manifesto shall not […]

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elastocaloric effect

●elastocaloric effect Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •It is a cooling effect produced when rubber bands are twisted and untwisted.• In the elastocaloric effect, the transfer of heat works much the same way as when fluid refrigerants are compressed and expanded. When a rubber band is stretched, it absorbs heat from its environment, and when it is released, it […]

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Emperor penguins

●Emperor penguins: Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •It is one of Antarctica’s most iconic species.•It is listed as ‘near threatened’ in the Red List of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).•Experts have demanded that the IUCN status of species should be changed to ‘vulnerable’ from ‘near threatened

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