Monthly Archives: June 2020

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Kiren Rijiju launches “NADA App” for athletes

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has launched the National Anti-Doping Agency’s first mobile app named as “NADA App”. The recently launched mobile application aims to bridge the gap between NADA and the athletes by offering easily-accessible information on various aspects of sport, prohibited substances as well as dope-testing. Boost your Banking Awareness Knowledge with Adda247 Live […]

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World Bank approves $500 million for STARS Program

The World Bank has approved a $500 million for Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program (STARS). The STARS program seeks to improve the quality and governance of school education in six Indian states namely Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, and Rajasthan. STARS program will help India in renewing focus on addressing the […]

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PM extends “Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana” till November 2020

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the nation. This is the Prime Minister’s 6th address to the people of India since the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic in the country. India will enter into the Unlock 2 phase from 1st July onwards, the guidelines for which have been released by the Ministry of Home Affairs […]

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India signs agreement with Bhutan for 600 MW hydroelectric project

India and Bhutan signed a pact for the construction of the 600 MW Kholongchhu joint venture hydroelectric project in Bhutan. The agreement for the project between the Bhutanese government and therefore the Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Limited was signed within the presence of Indian foreign minister S Jaishankar and his Bhutanese counterpart Tandi Dorji. Boost your […]

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MP govt to launch ‘Kill Corona’ campaign

Madhya Pradesh government will launch a ‘Kill Corona’ campaign from July 1 to control the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Under the campaign, the door-to-door survey will be conducted and tests would also be done on citizens for other diseases as well. Boost your Banking Awareness Knowledge with Adda247 Live Batch: WARRIOR 2.0 | Banking […]

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Popstar Beyonce honored with BET 2020 Humanitarian Award

Popstar Beyonce has been honored with the BET 2020 Humanitarian Award for her longstanding philanthropic work with her BeyGOOD Foundation, including her recent COVID-19 relief efforts such as #IDIDMYPART, a mobile testing initiative. The award was presented by the former First Lady Michelle Obama. Boost your Banking Awareness Knowledge with Adda247 Live Batch: WARRIOR 2.0 | […]

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Maharashtra launches largest plasma therapy trial “Project Platina”

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has launched the world’s largest plasma therapy trials “Project Platina” for COVID-19 patients. The state government has approved Rs 16.65 crore for the project from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. There are 21 centres have been picked for the trial, including 17 medical colleges under the department of medical education […]

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Former Germany footballer Mario Gomez retires from sport

Former Germany footballer Mario Gomez has announced his retirement from the sport. The german striker scored 31 goals in 78 appearances for the national team. He is considered as one of the best German forwards of his time. Boost your Banking Awareness Knowledge with Adda247 Live Batch: WARRIOR 2.0 | Banking Awareness Batch for SBI, RRB, […]

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Lazarus Chakwera wins President election in Malawi’s

Lazarus Chakwera becomes the new President of Malawi. He defeated incumbent Peter Mutharika with 58.57% of votes. Chakwera won with 2.6 million votes against 1.75 million for Mutharika. He is the head of the Malawi Congress Party(MCP). Boost your Banking Awareness Knowledge with Adda247 Live Batch: TARGET GA BATCH | Banking Awareness Batch for SBI, RRB, RBI […]

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U’khand forest department develops India’s 1st lichen park

Uttarakhand forest department has developed India’s first lichen park in Kumaon’s Munsiyari, Pithoragarh district. Lichens are found in the Himalayas up to 5000 metres are important species as they are the best bioindicators of the pollution levels. The project aims to study the distribution of different lichen species, their habitat, their morphological and physiological aspects, […]