Medicine and Pharmaceuticals

Web Admin | 01, Jan 2022


1.SEBI Tweaks Share Sale Norms for IPOs Why in News? The Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has approved…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, May 2020


Why in News? Registration Committee (RC) under the Central Insecticides Board and Registration Committee (CIBRC) has recently recommended to ban…

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IASGateAdmin | 05, May 2020

Prelim Snippets- 05.05.2020

1.African Swine Fever Why in News: Recently, the Centre has advised the Assam state government to go for culling of…

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IASGateAdmin | 27, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 27.04.2020

1.Credit Risk Funds Why in News? Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund has recently decided to close its six credit risk funds.…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 24.04.2020

1.Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Context: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is recently seen in news About CRPF: It is…

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IASGateAdmin | 13, Apr 2020


Why in News? There have been rising concerns about theFalse Negative Tests in the scenario of this COVID-19 Pandemic. There…

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IASGateAdmin | 13, Apr 2020


Why in News? World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has recently recorded a…

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IASGateAdmin | 06, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 06.04.2020

1.JEEVAN - Low Cost Ventilator Context: The Indian Railways has developed a low-cost ventilator, Jeevan, at its Kapurthala Rail Coach…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Apr 2020


Context: Recently, the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) returns in Bihar as toddler dies in Muzaffarpur. About AES: It is a…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 26.03.2020

1. Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) Context: The Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) has recently allowed Defence veterans with lifestyle…

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IASGateAdmin | 25, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 25.03.2020

1. World Tuberculosis Day Context: Recently, World Tuberculosis (TB) Day has observed on 24th March every year to raise public…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 24.03.2020

1.Government Raises Excise Duty Cap on Fuel Why in News? The government has raised the cap on special additional excise…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 21.03.2020

1. India-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) Why in News? India-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) was recently established under…

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IASGateAdmin | 16, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets – 16.03.2020

1.Krishna Raja Sagar Dam Why in News? A rapid decline in the water level of the Krishna Raja Sagar has…

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IASGateAdmin | 10, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 10.03.2020

1.KIRAN-Women Scientist Scheme Why in News? The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science and Technology, GOI has…

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IASGateAdmin | 03, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 03.03.2020

1. Dwar Praday Yojana (Door Delivery System) Context: Dwar Praday Yojana is a pilot project that was recently started in…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Mar 2020


Why in News? Recently, a new study has found that the origin and spread of Colistin resistant bacteria in human…

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IASGateAdmin | 03, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 03.02.2020

1.Drones using Agrochemical Spraying – Illegal Why in News? The Union Government has recently clarified that drone-spraying is illegal as…

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IASGateAdmin | 31, Jan 2020

Prelim Snippets- 31.01.2020

1.Nagoba Jatara Why in News? Nagoba Jatara, the tribal festival of Telangana has been concluded recently. About: Nagoba Jatara is…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Jan 2020

Prelim Snippets- 24.01.2020

1. Karwar Port Why in News? The High Court of Karnataka has recently directed the State government to stop all…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Jan 2020

Prelim Snippets-20.01.2020

1. India to invite Pakistan for SCO summit in Delhi Why in News? India said that it will invite the…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Jan 2020


1. Indian Data Relay Satellite System (IDRSS) Context: Recently, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be putting up a…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 11-12-2019

1. BIS to Set Standards for Piped Water Quality Why in News? Union government has recently stated that it is…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 07-12-2019

1. NEFT Why in News? The RBI has announced that the National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) will be available round-the-clock…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 04-12-2019

1. Purana Quila Why in News? The Government/Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will set up a museum at Purana Quila…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 26-11-2019

1. Gamosas Why in News? The multipurpose Assamese Gamosa, a ubiquitous, white cotton towel, has been assigned a new function…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 23-11-2019

1.Secretagogin (SCGN) Why in news? Scientists at the CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in Hyderabad have demonstrated the…

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IASGateAdmin | 16, Oct 2019


Why in News? Two diagnostic kits developed by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) - Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI)…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 23-09-2019

1.Tobacco Board of India Why in News? The Executive Director of the Tobacco Board of India cancelled her appearance at…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 01-08-2019

PRO-ACTIVE GOVERNANCE AND TIMELY IMPLEMENTATION. (PRAGATI) Context: The Prime Minister chaired his thirtieth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Aug 2019


Context: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) launched India’s first large-scale trial for two new tuberculosis (TB) vaccines. Stats: As…

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