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Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly- environment, biodiversity from July Week4

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Bio-Diversity: Great Indian Bustards (GIBs): There are four bustard species in India- i) MacQueen’s bustard, ii) lesser florican iii) Bengal florican, (iv) Great Indian Bustards (GIBs). GIB are largest in size compared to other three varieties. GIB prefer grasslands as their habitat and spend most of their time on ground, occasionally flying from one part of their habitat to the …

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Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly- Economy from July Week4

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1A1-Money-?: RESERVE Bank of India (RBI) has decided to allow non-bank payment system providers (PSPs), prepaid payment instruments (PPI) issuers like mobile wallets, card networks and white label ATM operators to participate in the Centralised Processing System (CPS = NEFT + RTGS) as direct members. For this purpose they (non-banks/mobile-wallet companies) will have to obtain separate Indian Financial System Code …

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Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly- Science Tech, Persons in News from July Week3 voice-cloning, Hubble, maglev

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5-Infra-Transport⚓️: China unveiled a maglev train capable of a top speed of 600 kmph = the fastest ground vehicle globally. [चीन की मैग्लेव ट्रेन विश्व का सबसे तेज़ वाहन, जो ६०० किलोमीटर की रफ़्तार से चलेगा] 6-Corona?: Human visible light ranges from 380–700 nanometres (1 nm is a billionth part of a metre). UV radiation covers a wavelength range of …

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Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly- Polity & International Relations (IR) from July Week3- Conjugal rights, Secularism

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Policy Governance 6-Corona?: Corona Right to life versus religious freedom: १) THE SUPREME Court asked the Uttar Pradesh government to reconsider even allowing a symbolic physical Kanwar Yatra given the fear of a third Covid-19 wave. Health of the citizenry of India and their right to ‘life’ are paramount. All other sentiments, albeit religious, are subservient to this most basic …

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Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly: Economy & Environment from July Week3 – Consumer Protection E-Commerce

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1A1-Money-?: Cashaa company launched Unicas, the world’s first crypto friendly financial institution with physical branches in India. It allows services for both crypto and fiat (currencies) from a single savings account. It plans to extend loans to buy cryptocurrencies and open savings accounts for customers. It is a multistate credit cooperative society which is “registered and works under the Registrar …

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Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly: Polity, Governance, IR/Diplomacy from July Week2 for UPSC IAS/IPS

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? Current Affairs 2021: polity and governance from July Week2 6-Rights-Issue?: Cow slaughter ban: A NEW Bill to protect cattle tabled in the Assam Legislative Assembly. It prohibits beef-trade in areas “predominantly inhabited by Hindu, Jain, Sikh and other non beef-eating communities”, or “within a radius of 5 km of any temple or sattra (Vaishnavite monasteries). [असम में नया गौ-हत्या …

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Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly: Economy, Environment, Science, Person in News from July Week2 for UPSC IAS/IPS

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? Current Affairs 2021: Economy & Environment from July Week2 1A2-Monetary Policy: RBI allows retail investors to open ‘Retail Direct Gilt Account’ (RDG Account) with the RBI they can directly purchase the G-sec, State development loans, Sovereign gold bonds- without requiring an intermediary Mutual fund. ? this will help deepening the G-Sec market with greater participation of retail investors. [खुदरा …

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Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly: Polity, IR/Defense, Science, Person in News from July Week1 for UPSC

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Current affairs 2021-July-Week1: polity and governance 6-Corona?: Vaccine compulsion: Manipur state government had prohibited unvaccinated people from going out of their homes. Vaccinated family members will be allowed to go out for purchasing groceries etc. GAUHATI High Court has termed this as “unreasonable”, “arbitrary”। टीकाकरण अनिवार्यता/जबरन टीकाकरण: मणिपुर राज्य सरकार का नया नियम की “जिसने को टिका नहीं लगवाया वो …

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Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly Economy and Environment from July Week1 for UPSC

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Current affairs 2021-July-Week1: economy 1B-Bank Classification & Loans?: ⚾️?⚾️?✋Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said unpaid and matured fixed deposits should be offered savings bank rates. E.g. SBI offers 2.70 per cent interest on savings bank accounts, while one year FD rates carry a rate of 5 per cent. This means an unclaimed matured one year fixed deposit will get …

Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly: Economy- Centrum SFB License, Fed Tapering, Gold hallmarking from June Week2

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1B-Bank Classification & Loans?: RBI gave small finance bank (SFB) license to Centrum Financial Services Ltd. In future, Centrum+ BharatPe may take control/ownership of scam-ridden Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank (PMC). लघु वित् बैंक के लिए लाइसेंस दिया 1c??‍?SEBI-Sharemarket: ⚾️?⚾️✋Adani Group stock falls to 25 % after some rumours about money laundering investigation. शेयर बाज़ार की ऐसी ख़बरें अपने लिए …

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Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly – Polity, IR & PIN: 2021 June-Week2: Agam Sastra, Antonio Guterres, Awards

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?? Polity from June-Week2: (8,9,10,11,12,13,14th) 6-Rights-Issue?: LGBT Rights: conversion therapy = pseudo-medical therapy wherein LGBT person given physical and emotional abuse so he/she gets ‘cured’ and becomes heterosexual. Madras High Court has ordered a complete ban on such practices. समलैंगिक व्यक्ति की ‘बीमारी’ दूर करने के लिए कुछ फ़र्ज़ी निमहकिमों द्वारा ‘रूपांतरण चिकित्सा’ दी जाती है- जिसमें व्यक्ति को विभिन्न …

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Mrunal’s Current Affairs Weekly – Environment & Science: ?Cicadas,?Dendrochronology, Durokea from June-Week2

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Bio-Diversity: Cicadas insects live underground typically 13-17 years. They come out of ground for reproduction. They do not bite or sting but cause noise pollution. Some people eat them for protein. USA President flight delayed because of such swarm / brood. सिकाड़ा एक क़िस्म के किटक होते हैं जो इतिहास और ज़मीन के नीचे रहते हैं और केवल प्रजनन के …

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?? Mrunal’s Weekly Current Affairs-UPSC: Economy from June-Week2: (8,9,10,11,12,13,14th)

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1A1-Money-?: RBI increased ATM money withdrawal fees. Such BankingGK not greatly important for IAS. Arguments in favour of increasing the fees 1) Banks also require money to maintain the ATM/CCTV/ security guards 2) if ATM transaction fees are increased then people will prefer to do Digital payment using UPI/BHIM/PayTM = less cash economy = ⏫ surveillance→ ⏬ scope for black …