China suspends entry of pilgrims to Kailash mansarovar (Relevant for GS Prelims, GS Mains Paper II)

China confirmed that it had suspended the entry of Indian pilgrims undertaking the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and lodged a formal protest with New Delhi, following an alleged crossborder incursion by Indian troops. Chinese President and Indian PM meet this year The Chinese protest comes after a warm personal meeting earlier this month between Prime Minister

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Record fine of €2.4 billion on Google by EU: Everything you need to know (Relevant for GS prelims, GS Mains Paper II)

The European Union’s Anti-trust Commission has just fined Google a record amount of €2.42 billion over anti-trust practices. EU’s main charge is that Google abused its dominant position in the market to give its shopping service an advantage over other results. For Google, which is now under the parent company Alphabet, this can’t come as

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NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite called NISAR at stake (Relevant for GS Prelims, GS Mains Paper II and III)

Collaboration between NASA and ISRO The collaboration between NASA and ISRO began in 2005 with the Chandrayaan-I mission where an eight-kilogram Moon Mineralogy mapper from NASA accompanied the mission, resulting in “joint-discovery” of water on moon. What is NISAR? NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite called NISAR is the satellite which aims to study global environmental

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