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What is in news?The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is discussing a report of an evaluation committee that recommended winding up the National Tiger ...

What is in news?The Prime Minister is on two day visit to his home state Gujarat to launch new projects at Kandla Port Trust, Narmada water pumping station and to inaugurate ...

In news:After a delay of nearly a year, Paytm’s payments bank saw the light of day. It is the third payments bank in the country, after Airtel and India Post. In January Paytm ...

Tejas Express: 9-inch LED TVs, wifi, celebrity chef menu, local cuisine, revamped luxurious interiors and much more - Suresh Prabhu-led Indian Railways' new semi-high speed train ...

Why in news?  The draft “Three Year Action Agenda” of the NITI Aayog has been circulated recently to its governing council. This will be finalised after reflecting on the ...

What is the issue?Natural disasters cause huge losses annually and there have been growing concerns over the measures needed, particularly with respect to the ecosystem in ...

What is in news?People living in underdeveloped parts of central India are most vulnerable to the health impacts of heat waves, a Heat Vulnerability Index (HVI) for India has ...

In news:India’s apex medical research body along with other leading groups will adopt UN health agency’s recommendations to register and publicly disclose results of all ...

What is in news?Aedes aegypti, the primary mosquito that carries Zika virus, may also transmit chikungunya and dengue viruses with one bite, a new study has found.The ...

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. (Source: PTI photo/File)What is in news?Railway minister Suresh Prabhu will inaugurate the free wi-fi facility at 28 stations of ...

SUPER 6 CURRENT AFFAIRS to CLEAR IAS (Top News of the day) 18-May-2017NATIONAL: 1. Anil Madhav Dave was known for his work on conservation of Narmada river 2. Cabinet ...

In news:Chitale committee on Desiltation  of Ganga has recommended a slew of measures which include study of reach wise sediment transport processes along with establishing ...

Issue: Farmers in some States are regretting their abundant yields this year as the prices of agricultural commodities have crashed. Chilli farmers in Andhra Pradesh and ...

What is in News?The Centre will frame a new sector-wise National Employment Policy in this financial year even as it grapples with low employment generationWhen?New ...

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