Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project: Latest Update

Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project: Latest Update   After Chief Minister M.K. Stalin wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to halt the construction of the ‘Away From Reactor’ (AFR) facility at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) site for storing nuclear waste, the Kudankulam Village Panchayat, under which the project site falls, has passed […]

What Is 1954 Hague Convention?

What Is 1954 Hague Convention?   The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has pitched for protective measures to preserve Ukraine’s endangered cultural heritage in light of Russia’s invasion over Ukraine. To avoid deliberate or accidental damages, the agency is marking cultural sites and monuments in Ukraine with the distinctive “Blue Shield” emblem […]

What Are Biological Weapon?

What Are Biological Weapon? Biological weapons use microbiological agents (such as bacteria, viruses or fungi) or toxins to intentionally cause death or harm to humans, animals, or plants. Related Initiatives: The 1925 Geneva Protocol banned the use of biological weapons in war. India ratified the Geneva Convention in 1950. Subsequently, the Biological and Toxin Weapons […]

MSME Innovative Scheme: Key Points

MSME Innovative Scheme: Key Points The Ministry of MSME (Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises) has launched the MSME Innovative Scheme (Incubation, Design and IPR) along with the MSME IDEA HACKATHON 2022. It is the combination of existing sub-schemes around incubation, design, and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) for MSMEs. The government also announced equity support of […]

Species Richness Survey: Highlights

Species Richness Survey: Highlights Every year, the Wildlife Department of Forests and Wildlife Preservation, Punjab, conducts waterbirds census exercise in six major and most biodiverse wetlands, which include the Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary, the Ropar Conservation Reserve, the Harike Wildlife Sanctuary, the Kanjli Wetland, the Keshopur-Miani Community Reserve and the Ranjit Sagar Conservation Reserve. However, the […]