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World Population Prospectus Report 2022

World Population Prospectus Report 2022: The world population prospectus report 2022 was released last month. Findings: India is at the 3rd stage of the demographic transition (DT). India is experiencing a slowing population growth rate due to constant low mortalityand rapidly declining fertility. Its population growth is further expected to fall to 1% by 2025. […]

150th Birth Anniversary Of Shri Aurobindo Ghosh

150th Birth Anniversary Of Shri Aurobindo Ghosh: To commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Shri Aurobindo Ghosh, the central government is holding spiritual programmes from August 12 to August 15, 2022, across 75 prisons in India. About Sri Aurobindo: In Pondichéry he founded a community of spiritual seekers, which took shape as the Sri Aurobindo […]

Manual Scavengers Enumeration Exercise

Manual Scavengers Enumeration Exercise: The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJ&E) is preparing to undertake a nationwide survey to enumerate all Sanitation workers engaged in cleaning of sewers and septic tanks. The enumeration exercise is part of the National Action Plan for Mechanised Sanitation Ecosystem (NAMASTE) Scheme and will be conducted across 500 AMRUT […]

Review Of Guardianship And Adoption Laws

Review Of Guardianship And Adoption Laws: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances and Law and Justice tabled a report “Review of Guardianship and Adoption Laws” in Parliament and recommended district-level surveys to identify orphaned and abandoned children. In India, there are only 2,430 children available for adoption while the number of parents desiring […]

1st Country To Approve Omicron Vaccine : UK

1st Country To Approve Omicron Vaccine : UK The United Kingdom has authorized the first ever covid-19 vaccine for Omicron variant. It is the first country to do so. Authorization of vaccine will now pave ways for autumn booster campaign using two-strain shot of Moderna. Conditional authorisation for the vaccine was granted by “Medicines and […]