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Mekong – Lancang Cooperation

Mekong – Lancang Cooperation: Myanmar’s military government hosted the first high – level regional meeting since the Army took power in 2021. China’s Foreign Minister and counterparts from Mekong Delta nations attended the meeting. Foreign Minister of China along with his colleagues from Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam at the Mekong – Lancang Cooperation […]

Digital India Week 2022

Digital India Week 2022: The Prime Minister has inaugurated the Digital India Week 2022 under the Digital India Programme, with the aim to strengthen Ease of Doing Business and Ease of Living. Theme: ‘Catalyzing New India’s Techade’. To transform the nation into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. During the programme, PM launched multiple […]

Key Amendments Proposed In The Environment Protection Act

Key Amendments Proposed In The Environment Protection Act: The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change proposed amendments in the Environment Protection Act, 1986. Incidentally, the Environment Protection Act provisions will be in force for penal provisions of the single use plastic ban which has come into force recently. The Ministry has proposed the decriminalisation […]

Chenkurinji

Chenkurinji: Saving Chenkurinji from climate change The Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary derives its name from Gluta travancorica, a species endemic to the Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve known as ‘Chenkurinji’ in local parlance. Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Western Ghats, India, located in Kollam district of Kerala and comes under the control of Agasthyamalai […]

Niti Aayog Report On Alternatives To Plastics

Niti Aayog Report On Alternatives To Plastics: A Niti Ayog report has suggested on plastic alternatives or technologies making plastic degradable According To Report: India produces 3.47 mn tn of plastic waste/year, out of which 60% is collected for recycling. Goa, Delhi & Kerala have reported the highest per capita plastic waste generation, while Nagaland, […]

Development Of Enterprise And Service Hubs (DESH)

Development Of Enterprise And Service Hubs (DESH): The government plans to table the Development of Enterprise and Service Hubs (DESH) Bill to overhaul the special economic zones (SEZ) legislation. DESHs as the DESH Act will replace the current SEZ Act of 2005. WTO’s dispute settlement panel has ruled that India’s export-related schemes, including the SEZ […]

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