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Five-Colour Silk Imperial Edict Found In North China’s Hebei Province

Five-Colour Silk Imperial Edict Found In North China’s Hebei Province: A five-colour silk imperial edict, dating back to Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), was recently found in north China’s Hebei Province. Qing Dynasty or Ch’ing Dynasty, or Manchu Dynasty, was the final imperial dynasty in China, lasting from 1644 to 1912. It was preceded by the Han-led […]

64th Global Environment Facility

64th Global Environment Facility: At the 64th Global Environment Facility (GEF) council meeting in Brazil, the governing body approved the disbursement of $1.4 billion to accelerate efforts to tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution crises. Other decisions: Of the total 4 billion, $653 million has been allocated specifically for biodiversity, aiming to support countries in […]


PM-PRANAM Scheme: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the PM Programme for Restoration, Awareness, Generation, Nourishment and Amelioration of Mother Earth (PM-PRANAM) scheme. PM-PRANAM scheme aims to reduce the use of chemical fertilisers by incentivising the state. Under the scheme, the states which will adopt alternative fertilisers will be incentivised with the subsidy […]