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Captive Elephant (Transfer or Transport) Rules, 2024

Captive Elephant (Transfer or Transport) Rules, 2024: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently notified Captive Elephant (Transfer or Transport) Rules, 2024. Captive Elephant (Transfer or Transport) Rules, 2024 lays down the procedure to be followed for the transfer of captive elephants within a State or between two States. The notification authorises […]

Post-Vaccination Immunity : Study

Post-Vaccination Immunity : Study In recently published a review it was found that only a few vaccines provide long-lasting protection spanning more than 20 years. Post-vaccination immunity Process: In the fundamental immunological mechanism, our lymph nodes first produce the memory B cells that confer long-term protection against a disease. These cells ‘memorise’ the antigen the […]

Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 2024

Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 2024:   The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has introduced the Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 2024, replacing the outdated 1983 rules, in accordance with the Cinematograph (Amendment) Act, 2023. The Cinematograph (Amendment) Act of 2023 amended the Cinematograph Act of 1952, which governs the certification, exhibition, and censorship of films in India. The […]

Shiva Shakti : Chandrayaan-3 Landing Site Name

Shiva Shakti : Chandrayaan-3 Landing Site Name The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has approved the Chandrayaan-3 landing site name ‘Shiva Shakti’. The announcement defined the origin of the name as, a “compound word from Indian mythology that depicts masculine (Shiva) and feminine (Shakti) duality of nature; Landing site of Chandrayaan-3’s Vikram Lander. International Astronomical Union […]

Nausena Bhawan

Nausena Bhawan: The Union Minister for Defence inaugurated ‘Nausena Bhawan’, the first Headquarter building of the Indian Navy, in New Delhi. Previously, the Navy operated from 13 different locations, necessitating a consolidated headquarters. The major bases of the Indian Navy are located at Mumbai, Goa, Karwar, Kochi, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Kolkata and Port Blair. The building […]

PSLV Orbital Experimental Module-3

PSLV Orbital Experimental Module-3: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has achieved another milestone with the successful re-entry of the PSLV Orbital Experimental Module-3 (POEM-3) into the Earth’s atmosphere, leaving no debris in orbit. The PSLV-C58 which took place on January 1, 2024, has demonstrated ISRO’s commitment to responsible space operations and debris mitigation. POEM-3 […]