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Understand AugustaWestland Issue

Recently Christian James Michel, a british middleman who is wanted in the AugustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal bribery case, was sent back from Dubai to India. A UAE court cleared his extradition last month. In this context let’s know a little… Continue Reading →

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Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- July 2018

1. Area around Mudumali to be declared an eco-sensitive Zone: In a move that would prohibit construction and commercial mining activities and restrict hotels and resorts near the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in the Nilgiris, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests… Continue Reading →

Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- June 2018

1. Satellite images reveal Earth’s Waterways cover much more of the planet than we thought: Earth is covered by more waterways than originally thought according to a study published in the journal Science. Satellite images reveal the Earth’s rivers and… Continue Reading →

Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- May 2018

1. Banned Ozone-destroying chemical emission rising: Emissions of one of the chemicals most responsible for the Antarctic ozone hole are on the rise, despite an international treaty that required an end to its production in 2010, a new NOAA study… Continue Reading →

Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- April 2018

1. Population of Critically Endangered river dolphin increases for first time: The population of dolphins in Cambodia’s Mekong river has increased for the first time after years of constant decline that has pushed the threatened species to the brink of extinction. A new… Continue Reading →

Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- March 2018

1. Environment Ministry notifies rules to regulate the use of persistent organic pollutants: The environment ministry has notified new Regulation of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP) Rules, 2018 which ban the manufacture, trade, use, import and export of the seven toxic chemicals… Continue Reading →

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