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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC): The United Kingdom-based Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has listed five sites with unusual features. These sites are associated with World War I and World War II. Among them is Nagaland’s Kohima War Cemetery. The Kohima War Cemetery is a memorial dedicated to the soldiers of the 2nd British Division […]

Sixth Mass Extinction: New Research

Sixth Mass Extinction: The ongoing sixth mass extinction may be one of the most serious environmental threats to the persistence of civilisation, according to new research. Earth was once home to two million known species. According to the study, however, since 1500, as many as 7.5%-13% of these species may have been lost. That numbers […]

Desh Ke Mentor Programme: Delhi Govt

Desh Ke Mentor Programme: Delhi Govt A controversy has broken out over the Delhi government’s flagship ‘Desh ke Mentor’ programme. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has recommended that the Delhi government suspend its flagship programme till “the time when all the loopholes pertaining to the safety of the children are overhauled”. […]