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17 Nov

Norovirus

Norovirus Recently, a highly contagious virus named Norovirus has been detected in Kerala. Key Points About: It is a group of viruses that leads to gastrointestinal illness. It causes inflammation of the lining...

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17 Nov

Kaiser-i-Hind Butterfly

Kaiser-i-Hind Butterfly Recently, Arunachal Pradesh has approved the large, brightly coloured Kaiser-i-Hind as the State butterfly. Kaiser-i-Hind literally means Emperor of India. Key Points Scientific Name: Teinopalpus imperialis Habitat: It is one of the very rare...

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17 Nov

SITMEX-2021

SITMEX-2021 The third edition of the trilateral naval exercise Singapore-India-Thailand Maritime Exercise (SITMEX) has been conducted in the Andaman Sea of the Indian Ocean. Key Points About: It is conducted annually, and was announced by...

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17 Nov

Devasahayam Pillai

Devasahayam Pillai Devasahayam Pillai, an 18th-century Hindu convert to Christianity, would be the first Indian layman (a non-ordained member of the Church) to be made a saint. Pope Francis will canonize Blessed...

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17 Nov

Reopening Kartarpur Corridor

Reopening Kartarpur Corridor The government is considering reopening the Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara corridor to Pakistan to allow Sikh pilgrims to cross over, more than 20 months after it was shut down...

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17 Nov

Covid-19 Blow to Diabetes Care

Covid-19 Blow to Diabetes Care Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the number of diabetes cases in Africa is predicted to rise to 55 million by 2045, an increase of 134%...

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17 Nov

Weather Forecasting

Weather Forecasting Recently, 21 trekkers died at the Lamkhaga Pass trek in four mountaineering and trekking expeditions which once again puts the spotlight on the importance of right weather forecasting. Lamkhaga Pass...

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