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    • Aug 20, 2021
    •  20th June Being Observed as World Refugee Day [ Important Days ]

      World Refugee Day is being observed on 20th June every year to raise awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world, the main aim behind this observation is to draw attention to the plight of refugees and also to celebrate their resolution and flexibility and restart…

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    •  🌟 What is Coconut Development Board (CDB)? India Leading in Coconut Production & Productivity [ Agriculture, Agro Industry & Allied Activities ]

      Annual coconut production is 2395 crore from 20.82 lakh hectare and the productivity is 11505 coconuts/hectare. In the year 2016 - 17, coconut products worth ₹ 2084 crore has been exported.

      • In the year 2014, ₹ 409.01 lakh was sanctioned …

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    •  Wetter March Across India [ Based on Down-to-Earth ]

      Wetter March across India

      • The month of March 2020 has been accompanied by hailstorms and strong winds.
      • Rabi crops have been heavily damaged across India.
      • The worst affected are the states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. These states are also the major wheat and must…

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    •  106th Indian Science Congress (ISC)-2019 on 3rd January in Jalandhar, Punjab. [ Education, Science & Technology ]

      Prime Minister inaugurated the 106th edition of Indian Science Congress at Jalandhar (January 3) , an annual congregation that witnesses deliberations by top scientific minds of the country.

      • The theme for ISC-2019 is ‘Future India-Science and Technology’ & it will …

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    •  MNRE Circulates Draft Indian Wind Turbine Certification Scheme (IWTCS) [ Science & Technology, Policies & Governance, Environment ]

      Union Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has prepared draft of Indian Wind Turbine Certification Scheme (IWTCS) incorporating various guidelines of Turbine Certification Scheme. It is prepared in consultation w/Chennai based National Institute of Wind Energy.

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    •  🌟 Vice President Lays Foundation Stone for Kartarpur Corridor [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      Vice President laid foundation stone for construction of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on Indian side at Mann village in Gurdaspur dist. , Punjab. Corridor will provide visa free passage to Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit holy site of Gurudwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan.

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    •  Vulnerable Odisha Tribe First to Benefit from Forest Act. [ Environment ]

      Mankidia, one of the 13 Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) in Odisha, were denied habitat rights inside the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) under the historic ‘Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act’ , 2006.

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    •  Vizag Gas Leak [ Environment, Based on Down-to-Earth ]

      Vizag Gas Leak

      • In addition to gas leak in Vizag on 7th May, two boilers also exploded at NLC India Limited՚s thermal power station at Neyveli, Tamil Nadu.
      • On 6th May, a gas leak accident took place at a paper mill in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh.
      • what՚s common in these accidents is that th…

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    •  18 Biosphere Reserves in India [ Environment ]

      Biosphere Reserve (BR) is an international designation by UNESCO for representative parts of natural and cultural landscapes extending over large area of terrestrial, coastal, or marine ecosystems or a combination.

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    •  मेडिनी पुरस्कार योजना (Medini Award Scheme - in Hindi) (Part 15) [ News Snippets (Hindi) ]

      मेडिनी पुरस्कार योजना- 22 जुलाई, 2018 को हिन्दी लेखकों के पुनरीक्षण के बारे में हिन्दी लेखकों के लेखों को पुरस्कृत करने के लिए पर्यावरण मंत्रालय ने ‘मेडिनी पुरस्कार योजना’ की पुन: पेश की। यह एक ऐसी योजना है जो भारतीय लेखकों को पर्यावरण प्रदूषण पर हिन्दी में उनके मूल कार्य के लिए …

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