Key facts about Turkey

A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake recently hit southern Turkey and northern Syria, leaving thousands dead and injured.

About Turkey:

What is the Moment Magnitude Scale?

An extremely large earthquake with a magnitude 7.8 out of 10 on the moment magnitude scale occurred in the southeast of Turkey, near the border with Syria.

About Moment Magnitude Scale:

What is the Richter scale?

What is Core Inflation?

S&P Global Ratings recently said core inflation in India has been declining sequentially, and an elevated 6.25 percent policy rate limits the need for further rate hikes.

About Core Inflation:

What is Headline Inflation?

What is the Sarna Religious code?

West Bengal Government said that it will table two motions in the Assembly — one against “attempts to divide West Bengal” and the other to “recognize Sarna religion of the tribals”.

Why in News?

About Sarna Religion:


Recently, scientists have discovered a third natural source of quasicrystals.

About Quasicrystal:

Applications of Quasicrystals

Primary Agricultural Credit Societies

The Union Budget has recently announced Rs 2,516 crore for the computerisation of 63,000 Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS) over the next five years

About Primary Agricultural Credit Societies:

What are Vermins?

The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) is working to develop immuno-contraceptive measures for population management of species that have become problematic for humans in many parts of the country.

About Vermins:

Key facts about the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

There are Six Schedules in this act. These Schedules give a different standard of protection.

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