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What is the Ramon Magsaysay Award

Started in 1957, the Magsaysay award celebrates the memory and leadership example of the former Philippine president and is given every year to individuals or organisations in Asia.

What is Australian Hay Fever?

It usually occurs after the nose or eyes of a person comes in contact with environmental allergens, such as pollens, dust mite, moulds and animal hair. Pollens from grasses are also amongst the most common causes. 

What is National Parents’ Day and when is it?

National Parents' Day is celebrated a month after Father's Day, observed in June, followed by Mother's Day, celebrated in May.  

What is Article 356?

Article 356 of the Constitution of India empowers the President to withdraw from the Union the executive and legislative powers of any state “if he is satisfied that a situation has arisen in which the government of the state cannot be carried on in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution”.

What is Yeti?

According to urban legends, Yeti is a two-legged white, shaggy ape-like animal and is described to be 10-20 feet tall. The footsteps found by the Army had measured 32x15 inches, clearly suggesting that they did not belong to a human.

National Towheeth Jamaath, the group suspected to be behind Sri Lanka blasts: All you need to know

The National Towheeth Jamaath, which preaches a puritanical form of Islam, was formed in Kattankudy, a Muslim-dominated town in eastern Sri Lanka, in 2014.

What are ‘magic mushrooms’ and why did Denver vote to decriminalise it?

Psychedelic mushrooms, also known as " magic mushrooms" is a hallucinogenic chemical obtained from certain types of fresh and dried mushrooms.

What is Article 324 in the Indian Constitution?

The Election Commission invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to curtail the campaigning for the last phase of the election on May 19.

What is ISRO’s RISAT satellite series?

Radar Imaging Satellite or RISAT is a series of Indian radar imaging reconnaissance satellites built by ISRO. The latest RISAT satellite will be placed into an orbit of 555 km at an inclination of 37 degrees, the Indian space agency said in a statement.

What is section 376E of the Indian Penal Code

Under section 376E of the IPC, a repeat rape offender will have to be imprisoned for the rest of his life or sentenced to death.

What is Chandrayaan 2?

The space shuttle will explore the southern part of the moon making India the first country to do so. It will carry 13 scientific satellites and will weigh about 3.8 tonnes, Sivan claimed.

Encephalitis (chamki fever): symptoms, causes, precautions, treatment, prevention

Encephalitis (Chamki Fever) Symptoms, Causes, Precautions, Treatment, Prevention: The exact cause is yet to be identified in the latest Muzaffarpur outbreak. The cause of death in most this year has been attributed to hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level).