Jewar Airport gets ‘DXN’ code: How the IATA assigns unique codes to each airport Context- The upcoming Noida International Airport (NIA) in Jewar was awarded its own unique international three-letter code, ‘DXN’, by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Explaining the code’s significance, NIA CEO Christoph Schnellmann said it gives
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Gujarat bans Conocarpus plants: Which other states stopped cultivating some trees Context- The Gujarat government has banned the planting of ornamental Conocarpus trees “in forest or non-forest areas”, citing their “adverse impacts on environment and human health”. Conocarpus, a fast-growing exotic mangrove species, had been a popular choice for increasing
Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) Context: Recently AFSPA has been extended for six more months in Manipur due to which unrest has been increasing. About AFSPA: Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act(AFSPA), 1958 is an act of the Parliament of India that grants special powers to the Indian Armed Forces to
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How MS Swaminathan triggered the Green Revolution and helped India achieve food security Context- The legendary agricultural scientist Monkomb Sambasivan Swaminathan, 98, passed away on September 28. Called the ‘Father of the Green Revolution’, he played a major role in the set of changes introduced in farming in the 1960s
OSIRIS-REx and Bennu: Sample return missions Context- NASA’s OSIRIS-REx is a robotic spacecraft that has been on a seven-year mission to collect and return samples from an asteroid named Bennu — billions of kilometers from Earth. It took more than two years to reach Bennu after OSIRIS-REx launched in 2016.
Artificial Intelligence About: Artificial intelligence refers to any cognitive process exhibited by a non-human entity. Artificial intelligence has many subcategories, such as neural networks and deep learning, machine learning, computer vision, and natural language processing. These are used mainly in smartphones and Internet applications, as they offer a quick and
Airport Codes Context: The upcoming Noida International Airport (NIA) in Jewar was awarded its own unique international three-letter code, ‘DXN’, by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). What are airport codes? Airport codes are unique identifiers assigned to each airport. While most people are familiar only with the codes assigned
Five Eyes’ intelligence alliance Context: The recent allegations by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau linking the killing of Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar on Canadian soil to the Indian government have put the spotlight on the intelligencesharing alliance ‘Five Eyes’. Who are the ‘Five Eyes’? The ‘Five Eyes’ is a
The demand for a Greater Tipraland Why in news: The newest political party in Tripura, the Tipraha Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance (TIPRA) Motha, floated in 2019 has created a flutter with its demand for a Greater Tipraland. With this core demand, the party has brought other indigenous political parties under