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Mihidana: Geographical Identification

Mihidana: Geographical Identification: First consignment of Geographical Identification (GI) tagged sweet dish Mihidana sourced from Bardhaman, West Bengal has been exported to the Kingdom of Bahrain Recently, to commemorate the historical legacy of a century old sweet delicacy & GI certified – Jaynagarer Moa, prepared from popped-rice ball & fresh date-palm jaggery, in Jaynagar, West […]

The State Of The World’s Children 2021

The State Of The World’s Children 2021: Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare released UNICEF’s global flagship publication – “The State of the World’s Children 2021; On My Mind: promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health”. The report details the significant impact of COVID-19 pandemic on children’s mental health. The […]

Revolutionary Freedom Fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma

Revolutionary Freedom Fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma: The Prime Minister paid tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma on his birth anniversary (4th October). Shyamji Krishna Varma was born on 4th October, 1857 in Mandvi town of Kachchh district of Gujarat. He was an expert in Sanskrit and other languages. His deep knowledge of the […]

Forest Conservation Act (FCA)

Forest Conservation Act (FCA): The Union Government has proposed certain amendments to the existing Forest Conservation Act (FCA). Proposed changes: Absolve agencies involved in national security projects and border infrastructure projects from obtaining prior forest clearance from the Centre. Such a permission is necessary under the Forest Conservation Act (FCA). Exempt land acquired before 1980 […]