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  • UPSC Prelims News 3 February 2023

    UPSC Prelims News of 3 February 2023 Project ELLORA Why in News? Microsoft Research is helping preserve 'rare' Indian languages with its Project ELLORA in India. About: Microsoft launched Project ELLORA or Enabling Low Resource Languages in 2015. Microsoft researchers...

    Published On February 3rd, 2023
  • UPSC Prelims News 2 February 2023

    Digital Public Infrastructure Context: In the Union Budget 2023, the Finance Minister announced that, Digital public infrastructure for agriculture will be set up as an open source, open standard and interoperable public group. About Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) DPI refers...

    Published On February 2nd, 2023
  • UPSC Prelims News 1 February 2023

    UPSC Prelims News of 1 February 2023 Trishakti Prahar Context: The Indian military recently concluded the exercise Trishakti Prahar — a joint training exercise which began in North Bengal. The aim of the exercise was to practice battle preparedness of...

    Published On February 1st, 2023
  • UPSC Prelims News 31 January 2023

    UPSC Prelims News of 31 January 2023 Munroe Island Context: A study has found that anthropogenic actions are the reason for degradation of Munroe Island. About Steady land subsidence, tidal flooding and lower agricultural productivity are the reasons for mass...

    Published On January 31st, 2023
  • UPSC Prelims News 30 January 2023

    UPSC Prelims News of 30 January 2023 Soliga Ecarinata Wasp Context: Researchers have named a new genus of wasp after Soliga indigenous community of Biligiri Ranga Hills (B.R. Hills) of Karnataka. The wasp has been named Soliga ecarinata in an acknowledgement of the Soliga...

    Published On January 30th, 2023
  • UPSC Prelims News 28 January 2023

    Similipal National Park Context: Similipal National Park in Odisha has turned out to be the hunting ground for animal poachers. Simlipal National Park is situated in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha and derives its name from the silk cotton tree...

    Last updated on January 30th, 2023 05:50 pm
  • UPSC Prelims News 27 January 2023

    UPSC Prelims News of 27 January 2023 Skyglow Context: A 2016 study reported that a fifth of India’s people experience skyglow that would keep the Milky Way galaxy out of sight. Skyglow is the artificial brightening of the night sky...

    Published On January 27th, 2023
  • UPSC Prelims News 25 January 2023

    UPSC Prelims News of 25 January 2023 Aravalli Safari Park Project Context: The Aravalli safari park project has come under opposition from a network of environmentalists and activists. About the Project The state of Haryana proposed the largest jungle safari...

    Published On January 25th, 2023
  • UPSC Prelims News 24 January 2023

    UPSC Prelims News of 24 January 2023 Rathole Mining Context: A High Court-appointed committee has refuted claims made by the Meghalaya State government on hazardous rat-hole mining. It is a mining technique that involves digging narrow tunnels, each of which...

    Published On January 24th, 2023
  • UPSC Prelims News 23 January 2023

    Eravikulam National Park Context:  Eravikulam National Park (ENP) in Munnar, Kerala, has witnessed an early onset of the breeding season with the birth of two Nilgiri tahr. Eravikulam National Park is located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki and...

    Published On January 23rd, 2023