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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 29 July 2020
Wild tigers are found in a variety of habitats across Asia.
There are currently 13 tiger range countries; Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Russia, Thailand and Viet Nam.
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Explanation:· AGMARK is a certification mark employed on agricultural products in India, assuring that they conform to a set of standards approved by the Directorate of Marketing and Inspection.
Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for a drone attack on the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia. Abqaiq oil processing facility in Buqyaq as the largest crude oil stabilization plant in the world. Buqyaq is some 330 kilometres northeast of the Saudi capital, Riyadh.
Union Home Affairs Ministry maintains a list of individuals who supported the Khalistan movement in the 1980s and ‘90s and left India to take asylum abroad. This list included name of pro-Khalistan “hardliners” who had opposed the Operation Blue Star. This list is not restricted to Punjab, or the Khalistan movement.
A gene drive is a type of genetic engineering technique that modifies genes so that they don’t follow the typical rules of heredity.
Gene drives dramatically increase the likelihood that a particular suite of genes will be passed onto the next generation, allowing the genes to rapidly spread through a population and override natural selection.