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White Onion Gets GI Tag

White Onion Gets GI Tag: Alibagh (Maharastra) is known for growing white onion using the traditional method and utilizing geo-climatic conditions for a unique taste, flavour and shape. A GI is primarily an agricultural, natural or manufactured product (handicrafts and industrial goods) originating from a definite geographical territory. Typically, such a name conveys an assurance […]


Johar: The 15th President of India, Droupadi Murmu, assumed office with a ‘Johar’ greeting to the country. ‘Johar’, which essentially means ‘salutation and welcome’, is used within the tribal communities of Jharkhand, and in parts of Chhattisgarh and Odisha. According to several tribal leaders from Jharkhand, the word ‘Johar’ also means ‘paying respect’. Tribal communities […]

Global Policy Framework To Protect Children Displaced Due To Climate Change

Global Policy Framework To Protect Children Displaced Due To Climate Change: United Nations-backed agencies have issued guidelines to provide the first-ever global policy framework to protect children displaced due to climate change. The Guiding Principles for Children on the Move in the Context of Climate Changecontain a set of nine principles that address the unique […]

Suryamitra Skill Development Programme

Suryamitra Skill Development Programme: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is implementing Suryamitra Skill Development Programme through National Institute of Solar Energy, Gurugram since Financial Year 2015-16. Objective is to train youth of age above 18 years as solar PV technicians for installation, operation and maintenance of solar power projects. Up to June 2022, a […]

International Space Station

International Space Station: Russia will pull out of the International Space Station after 2024 and focus on building its own orbiting outpost, the country’s new space chief Yuri Borisov said amid high tensions between Moscow and the West over the fighting in Ukraine. Borisov’s statement reaffirmed previous declarations by Russian space officials about Moscow’s intention […]