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District Mineral Foundation (DMF) Fund for COVID-19 – Explained

District Mineral Foundation fund (or DMF Fund) was constituted in 2015 as a benefit-sharing mechanism with mining-affected communities, recognizing them as partners...

Government announced 1.7L crore relief package

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced COVID-19 outbreak relief package of Rs. 1.7 lakh crore. This package is aimed at providing relief to...

 Niti Aayog Task Force on Eliminating Poverty

The Niti Aayog’s task Force on Eliminating Poverty has put its weight behind the controversial “Tendulkar Poverty line” that ranks people earning less than...

Project Mausam

Project Mausam, a Ministry of culture project, aims to explore the multi-faceted Indian Ocean World that extends from East Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, the...

GSAT-31 to replace INSAT-4CR

A high-throughput communication satellite GSAT-31 is scheduled for launch by Arianespace, from French Guiana (South America) aboard Ariane-5 (VA 247) on 6...

Chakravyuha challenge

The word  "Chakravyuha" in Chakravyuha challenge is taken from the legend of  Mahabharata which means “the ability to enter but not exit”. After independence and till the...

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District Mineral Foundation (DMF) Fund for COVID-19 – Explained

District Mineral Foundation fund (or DMF Fund) was constituted in 2015 as a benefit-sharing mechanism with mining-affected communities, recognizing them as partners...

Mangal Pandey

Mangal Pandey, whose name is often preceded by Shaheed meaning a martyr in Hindi, was an Indian soldier during the pre-independence era. A...

Swami Dayanand Saraswati and the Arya Samaj

  Swami Dayanand Saraswati The Arya Samaj was founded by Swami Dayanand Saraswati at Bombay in 1875. Born in Kathiawar in Gujarat, Swami Dayanand Saraswati (1824-83)...

EVERYDAY SCIENCE

Q. Why do we perspire on a hot day? A. The human body is physiologically conditioned to maintain uniform...

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an economic and geopolitical cooperation among eight member nations that are primarily located in South...

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