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Pushkar Singh Dhami : Chief Minister Of Uttarakhand

Pushkar Singh Dhami: Chief Minister Of Uttarakhand: Pushkar Singh Dhami took oath as Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. He replaced Tirath Singh Rawat. Tirath Singh Rawat’s term as Uttarakhand Chief Minister — that lasted just 114 days — was riddled with controversies over his remarks as well as reversal of decisions taken by his predecessor Trivendra […]

Draft Trafficking In Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021

Draft Trafficking In Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021: The Ministry of Women and Child Welfare invited suggestions and comments for its draft Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2021 which it has released. A previous draft had been introduced in 2018, and had been passed by Lok Sabha despite stiff opposition […]

Bold Project

Bold Project: A unique scientific exercise for reducing desertification and providing livelihood and multi-disciplinary rural industry support has been initiated by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). The project named “Bamboo Oasis on Lands in Drought” (BOLD) is the first of its kind exercise in India which was launched todayfrom the tribal village NichlaMandwa in […]

What was Punjab Suba Movement?

Punjab Suba Movement: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) commemorated the first entry of a police force inside the Golden Temple on 4th July, 1955 during the Punjab Suba movement (Morcha). It started in Punjab soon after Independence. Shiromani Akali Dal (Political Party) was leading the movement for a Punjabi speaking state. However, there was […]

Harit Dhara : Anti-Methanogenic Feed Supplement

Anti-Methanogenic Feed Supplement: Harit Dhara: Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has developed an anti-methanogenic feed supplement ‘Harit Dhara’ (HD), which can cut down cattle methane emissions by 17-20% and can also result in higher milk production. HD decreases the population of protozoa microbes in the rumen, responsible for hydrogen production and making it available […]

Swami Vivekananda Death Anniversary 2021

Swami Vivekananda:Death Anniversary: About Swami Vivekananda: He was a true luminary, credited with enlightening the western world about Hinduism. He was an ardent disciple of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa and a major force in the revival of Hinduism in India. He pushed for national integration in colonial India, and his famous speech remains as the one […]

US Child Soldiers Prevention Act (CSPA)

US Child Soldiers Prevention Act (CSPA): US adds Pakistan, along with 14 other countries, to the list of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act. The list identifies foreign governments with government-supported armed groups that recruit or use child soldiers and subjects them to certain restrictions. Other countries which have been added to the annual TIP list […]