Kalapani Dispute

Kalapani Dispute: Nepalese political parties have a general consensus over the fact that Kalapani in Uttarakhand is part of Nepal’s sovereign territory, said former Nepalese Foreign Minister. However, India rejected this claim. Kalapani is Located in the easternmost corner of Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district. Shares a border on the north with the Tibet Autonomous Region of […]

Corbett National Park : Now Ramganga National Park

Corbett National Park : Now Ramganga National Park Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ashwini Kumar Choubey proposed to change the name of Corbett National Park to Ramganga National Park. Jim Corbett’s name has lent itself to India’s oldest and most celebrated national parks and to the cottage industry that has grown around […]

India And China Patrols Face Off In Tawang

India And China Patrols Face Off In Tawang: Chinese soldiers were detained, let off later. Face-offs occurred because of the differing areas of perception due to the demarcated boundary, and as both sides undertook patrolling activities up to their line of perception. Tawang was historically part of Tibet. The 1914 Simla Accord defined the McMahon […]

What Is Buddhist Circuit?

What Is Buddhist Circuit? Centre has planned major infrastructure push for Buddhist Circuit. The Union Tourism Ministry has aggressively started tourism promotion with participation of the industry stakeholders, especially after the dramatic improvement of Covid situation in the country and achievement of vaccination targets. The Buddhist Circuit project was announced by the central government in […]

Mihidana: Geographical Identification

Mihidana: Geographical Identification: First consignment of Geographical Identification (GI) tagged sweet dish Mihidana sourced from Bardhaman, West Bengal has been exported to the Kingdom of Bahrain Recently, to commemorate the historical legacy of a century old sweet delicacy & GI certified – Jaynagarer Moa, prepared from popped-rice ball & fresh date-palm jaggery, in Jaynagar, West […]

Mekedatu Project

Mekedatu Issue: Facing strong objection from Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry, the Cauvery Water Management Authority’s (CWMA) had urged Karnataka to promptly deliver the balance quantum of water owed to Tamil Nadu, whilst dropping debate on the Mekedatu project. The release should be as per the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal’s decision of 2007, which was […]