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Current affairs of 24th May, 2022

1. The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG42nd )'s Executive Committee has authorised 11 water infrastructure projects costing Rs 660 crore. ● G Asok Kumar presided over the meeting (DG, NMCG). ● A sewerage management project for cleansing the River Hindon in Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) was also approved during the conference. ● The project's anticipated cost is Rs 577.23 crore, which includes the building of a 135 MLD STP, interception, and other costs. 2. ONGC has bec…

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Current affairs of 22nd & 23rd May, 2022

1. Paytm has launched Paytm General Insurance Ltd (PGIL), a joint venture general insurance firm. ● Paytm has announced plans to invest Rs 950 crore in PGIL over a ten-year period in tranches, with a 74 percent upfront equity ownership in the JV. ● Paytm General Insurance would become a subsidiary of Paytm after the investment. ● PGIL, which was founded in 2018, intends to register for and conduct general insurance business as defined by Section 2(6B) of the Insurance Act of 1…

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Current affairs of 21st May, 2022

1. The Indian Supreme Court has approved the export of iron ore from mines in the Karnataka districts of Ballari, Chitradurga, and Tumakuru. ● The export embargo on iron ore was lifted by a bench comprising of Chief Justice N V Ramana, Justices Krishna Murari and Hima Kohli, who took note of the Central government's position and instructed the corporations to follow the authorities' limits. ● In 2012, the state's highest court prohibited iron ore exports, with the purpose of pr…

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Current affairs of 20th May, 2022

1. Farmers that cultivate paddy utilising direct seeding rice technology will receive a Rs 1,500 per acre incentive from the Punjab Cabinet. ● Farmers that promote the DSR (Direct Seeding of Rice) technology, which uses less water and is more cost-effective, would receive a total of Rs 450 crore in incentives. ● In a meeting chaired by chief minister Bhagwant Mann, the Cabinet approved the incentive scheme. ● Bhagwant Mann offered the incentive to help the state's groundwater …

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Current affairs of 19th May, 2022

1. The Cotton Council of India, chaired by renowned senior cotton man Suresh Bhai Kotak, has been established by the Union Government. ● Textiles, Agriculture, Commerce, and Finance Ministries, as well as Cotton Corporation of India and Cotton Research Institute, will be represented on the Council. ● Mr Goyal also urged the spinning and trading community to guarantee that cotton and yarn are delivered to the home industry without delay. ● To address the current cotton shortage…

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Current affairs of 18th May, 2022

1. Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan has been recognised as Rajasthan's 4th and India's 52nd tiger reserve, according to Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav. ● It will contribute to biodiversity conservation as well as ecotourism and development in the area. ● On July 5 of last year, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) gave in-principle clearance to turn Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary and neighbouring regions into ti…

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