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Reconstitution Of The Mullaperiyar Dam’s Supervisory Committee

Reconstitution Of The Mullaperiyar Dam’s Supervisory Committee: The Supreme Court ordered the reconstitution of the Mullaperiyar dam’s supervisory committee. The committee will include one technical expert each from Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the two States involved in the dispute concerning safety of the dam. The court has empowered the panel with functions and powers on […]

Hindi Compulsory In The Eight Northeastern States

Hindi Compulsory In The Eight Northeastern States: The Government of India provided that Hindi would be made compulsory up to Class 10 in the eight northeastern states. Hindi is described as “the language of India”. However, the move has been met with protests from various organisations in the Northeast. Also, several south Indian states have […]

Fortified Rice To Distribute Under Government Programmes

Fortified Rice To Distribute Under Government Programmes: The Union Cabinet has approved a scheme to distribute fortified rice under government programmes. Food Corporation of India and state agencies have already procured 88.65 LMT (lakh tonnes) of fortified rice for supply and distribution. In 2019, the government approved a Centrally sponsored pilot scheme for fortification of […]

UN Peacekeepers in Ukraine

UN Peacekeepers: Canada and allies are planning to work togather to support among United Nations General Assembly members, including China, for a peacekeeping mission in Ukraine. Countries opposing Russia’s invasion should seek a recommendation from the General Assembly for a peacekeeping mission with the goal of keeping humanitarian corridors open. While decisions about establishing, maintaining […]

PM-DAKSH Yojana: Need And Significance

PM-DAKSH Yojana: Need And Significance The youth, owing to their educational backwardness, are finding difficulties to obtain employment with good compensation after undergoing short-term skilling courses. In this background, the government has highlighted the need for and significance of this scheme. The scheme is being implemented by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment from […]

World Doubles Squash Championships

World Doubles Squash Championships: Dipika Pallikal won the mixed doubles and women’s doubles championships at the World Doubles Squash Championships teaming up with Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa respectively. Teaming up with Saurav Ghosal, Dipika first clinched the mixed doubles title with an 11-6, 11-8 win over Alison Waters and Adrian Waller of England. An […]