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Daily News Digest:06 June 2022

National Achievement Survey (NAS) Outcomes

Context:  The latest National Achievement Survey (NAS) outcomes were recently released.

D2M Technology

Context: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has set up a committee to study the feasibility of a spectrum band for offering broadcast services directly to users’ smartphones.

World Environment Day

Context: World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5th June.

Eco-Sensitive Zones (ESZs)

Context: The Supreme Court has directed that every protected forest, national park and wildlife sanctuary should have a mandatory eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of a minimum of one km starting from their demarcated boundaries.

Ribbon Weed

Context: Scientists spotted the world's biggest plant along the southern coastlines of Australia.

The State of Inequality in India: A Report By Institute for Competitiveness

Context: Institute for Competitiveness has recently come up with a report titled The State of Inequality in India.

World’s First Fishing Cat Census Outside the Protected Area Network

Context: World’s first fishing cat census was done in Chilika by Chilika Development Authority (CDA) in collaboration with the Fishing Cat Project (TFCP).

Tiangong

Context: Three Chinese astronauts docked at the Tiangong space station on 5th June 2022.

Jan Samarth Portal

Context: Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi launched the Jan Samarth portal on 6th June 2022.

Leaders in Climate Change Management (LCCM)

Context: The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) and World Resources Institute (WRI) India jointly announced ‘Leaders in Climate Change Management (LCCM), a practice-based learning program, on 06th June 2022.

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