Register Of Indigenous Inhabitants Of Nagaland (RIIN)

Register Of Indigenous Inhabitants Of Nagaland (RIIN): An apex body of Naga tribes has asked the Nagaland government not to be hasty with the exercise to prepare the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN), seen as a variant of Assam’s National Register of Citizens. The Nagaland government has reportedly been trying to revive the […]

102 Years Of The Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy

102 Years Of The Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy: The Prime Minister of India commemorated 102 years of the Jallianwala Bagh tragedy that took the lives of hundreds of innocent Indians. Recently, on the occasion of 130th Foundation Day of the National Archives of India, an exhibition “Jallianwala Bagh” was inaugurated, to mark the Jallianwala Bagh massacre […]

National Mission On Sustaining Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE)

National Mission On Sustaining Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE): Scientists, with support from the National Mission on Sustaining Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE) Programme, have been able to disseminate available scientific information to the farmers to enable sustainable and climate-resilient agriculture in the Leh region. NMSHE is one of the eight missions under the National Action Plan on Climate […]

Draft Cycling Policy of Chandigarh

Draft Cycling Policy:Chandigarh: Chandigarh’s recently released first-of-its-kind draft cycling policy. It is for the first time that a city has drafted a cycling policy in India. The policy has been drafted by the Chandigarh Smart City Limited. Highlights of the Draft: Safe refuge points equipped with panic buttons for women cyclists. Parking space with roof […]

Important New Year Festivals of India

New Year Festivals: The Vice President of India greeted the people on festivals ‘Chaitra Sukladi, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Cheti Chand, Vaisakhi, Vishu, Puthandu, and Bohag Bihu’.​ These festivals of the spring season mark the beginning of the traditional new year in India. Chaitra Sukladi: It marks the beginning of the new year of the Vikram […]

Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 (NLS1) : New Active Galaxy Identified

New Active Galaxy Identified: Astronomers have discovered a new active galaxy identified as the farthest gamma-ray emitting galaxy that has so far been stumbled upon. This active galaxy called the Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 (NLS1) galaxy, which is about 31 billion light-years away, opens up avenues to explore more such gamma-ray emitting galaxies that wait to […]