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Buldhana Pattern For Water Conservation

Buldhana Pattern For Water Conservation: Minister for Jal Shakti informed Rajya Sabha about the ‘Buldhana Pattern’ for water conservation. NITI Aayog has prepared draft guidelines for convergence of the activities of (i) sourcing earth for improvement/construction of national highways, state roads and railways and (ii) water conservation works through desiltation/ deepening of water bodies. This […]

World Summit on Information Society Forum 2021

World Summit on Information Society Forum 2021: Telecom Minister Sanjay Dhotre represented India at the World Summit on Information Society Forum 2021. The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2021 represents one of the world’s largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community. It is co-organized by International Telecommunications Union (ITU), UNESCO, […]

Remission Of Duties And Taxes On Export Products (RODTEP) Scheme

Remission Of Duties And Taxes On Export Products (RODTEP) Scheme: The notification of benefit rates payable to exporters under the Remission of Duties and Taxes on Export Products (RODTEP) scheme, is expected to take more time as it is facing ‘teething issues. Exporters fear the rates may turn out to be lower than recommended by […]

When is Shaheed Diwas Celebrated?

Shaheed Diwas: Prime Minister of India paid tributes to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru on Shaheed Diwas (23rd March). The Day is also known as Martyrs’ Day or Sarvodaya Day. This Day should not be confused with the Martyrs’ Day observed on 30th January, the day Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated. Every year on 23rd March, Shaheed […]

What is Diptheria Disease? Global Rise

Global Rise Of Diptheria: A recent study has found that Diphtheria, which is a relatively easily-preventable infection, could become a major global threat. The number of diphtheria cases reported globally has been increasing gradually. In 2018, there were 16,651 reported cases, more than double the yearly average for 1996-2017 (8,105 cases). Indian Scenario: According to […]

International Day Of Forests : Theme | Important Points

International Day of Forests: The United Nations observes March 21 as the International Day of Forests, commemorating the green cover around the world and reiterating its importance. The theme for 2021 is “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being”. This year’s theme aims to emphasize how restoration and sustainable management of forests can help […]

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) : Report 2021

New Report Released By The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF): According to a new report released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), one in five children worldwide resides in areas of high or extremely high water vulnerability. The Report was released ahead of World Water Day (22nd March). The new report is part of […]