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O India ranked 42/ 165 Global Democracy Index India 6 wealthiest country : New World Wealth Report 1 = US 2-China 3= Jap India became 3 largest producer of crude steel 1-china 2-jap 4 = USA India ranked 177/180 in Environment Performance Index (Yale, Columbia and WEF) Oxfam Study: India's richest 1% cornered 73% of wealth generation in 2017 India ranked 81/118 on Global Index of Talent Competitiveness (92) O O O WEF: Inclusive Development Index 2018India 62/103 China-26 ; Pak-47
O O Thar Link Express; Jodhpur to Karachi; only passenger; Samjhauta Express-Delhi to Lahore, P+F INS Karanj: submarine of Scorpene class launched Mihir: High Performance computing facility inaugurated @ Noida HICKY'S Bengal Gazette :238th Anniversary of India's 1st Newspaper 29 Jan : Hicky's Day James Augustes Hicky Founder of Journalism in India 1st newspaper published in India O
HP launches Zero Budget Natural Farming Cost of growing and harvesting plants is zero Natural growth of plants w/o adding any fertilisers and pesticides Farmers use earthworms, cow dung, urine, plants,etc O O Padma Bhushan: 3 Illairaia-Music Gulam Mustafa Khan P. Parm eshwaram Global Centre for Cyber Security launched by ?? wEF, HQ @ Geneva
1. Arrange the following ores in increasing order of iron content a. Magnetite b. Hematite C. Limonite Correct sequence a-c-b B-a-c A-b-c B-c-a
2. Correctly Matched: A. Acworhth Committee: Indian Railways B. Mac Donnell Commission Civil services reforms C. Raleigh Commission : University education 1 and 2 1,3 2,3 1,2,3
4. Delamanid , recently in news , is a drug for treatment of a. Malaria b. Chikungunya c. Swine Flu d. Tuberculosis
8. Which state government has decided to recognise political prisoners held in jails during emergency as 'Loktantra Sainani? A] Odisha [B] Uttar Pradesh [C] Madhya Pradesh D] Rajasthan
10. Which of the following is the official emblem for Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games? [A] Winter Dream [B] Flight [C] Nature D] Yoggl
10. Which of the following is the official emblem for Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games? [A] Winter Dream [B] Flight [C] Nature D] Yoggl BEIJING 2022
Should euthanasia be allowed? Context: .Elderly Mumbai couple seeks Presidential nod for 'active euthanasia. .The fear of falling terminally ill and of not being able to "contribute to society" has pushed them to write to the President to seek permission for "doctor-assisted death" Lavate said he wrote to the president because the latter has the constitutional power to pardon life sentences, and should also have the power to allow'right to death' Both the petitioners are in reasonably good health, not afflicted by any serious ailment as on the date of this petition.
PERI- URBAN AGRICULTURE By Bharat
Under this small and large scale agriculture production will be done in and around the cities.
Under this small and large scale agriculture production will be done in and around the cities. 100 to 200 km Helps in creating attractive employment options
Under this small and large scale agriculture production will be done in and around the cities. . 100 to 200 km . Helps in creating attractive employment options . Also prevent conversion of agri land into cities and towns . It can help in climate change adaptation through diversification of food resources for urban population Due to rapid urbanization-prices of veggies, fruits and flowers had gone up-- -it can help in stabilizing the price production centres Reduce transportation- reduce emissions . through development of local food reduce GHGs .