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Phosphorus rocks

• Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers informed Parliament that India will explore indigenous deposits of phosphatic rock, a step towards becoming AatmaNirbhar in fertilizer production. About: • Phosphorus rocks or phosphate rocks are unprocessed ores. • Phosphate rock deposits…

Tripura AgarWood Policy 2021

• In order to promote Agar tree, Agarwood based industry, its plantation, it’s sustainable harvesting, the Tripura government released the ‘Tripura AgarWood Policy 2021.’ About: • Tripura AgarWood Policy 2021 aims to double agarwood plantation by the year 2025. The…

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

• India called on the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to not allow vested interests like Pakistan to “subvert” the grouping’s platform for anti-India propaganda through biased and one-sided resolutions. • The strong comments by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)…

Swami Vivekananda

• Nation remembers Swami Vivekananda, one of the finest spiritual leaders and intellects India has EVER produced on his death anniversary. Swami Vivekananda, died on July 4, 1902, when he was just 39 at Belur Math in West Bengal. About:…

SWiFT drone

• DRDO initiates the trials of advanced stealth SWiFT drone. About: • DRDO has initiated the ground trials of SWiFT, 1-ton All Up Weight (AUW) Technological Demonstrator for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Stealth Bomber). • The trials will be conducted…

SWiFT drone

• DRDO initiates the trials of advanced stealth SWiFT drone. About: • DRDO has initiated the ground trials of SWiFT, 1-ton All Up Weight (AUW) Technological Demonstrator for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Stealth Bomber). • The trials will be conducted…

NAFED Fortified Rice Bran Oil

• Department of Food and Public Distribution E-launched “NAFED Fortified Rice Bran Oil”. About: • Rice bran oil is the oil extracted from the hard outer brown layer of rice called chaff (rice husk). It is known for its high…

Arctic Council

• The Russian Federation has assumed the rotating chairmanship of the Arctic Council recently. • The Chairmanship of the Arctic Council rotates every two years among the Arctic States. The Russian Federation chairs from 2021 to 2023. About the Council:…