Daily Archives: April 27, 2024

The Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) Act

Introduction The Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) Act, 2013, is a landmark legislation in India that aims to create safe and secure working environments for women. This Act defines, prohibits, and lays down the procedures for the prevention and redressal of sexual harassment at workplaces. Let’s delve deeper into the …

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National Mission on Edible Oils-Oil Palm (NMEO-OP)

Introduction The National Mission on Edible Oils-Oil Palm (NMEO-OP) is a flagship initiative launched by the Government of India (GoI) in 2021 to address India’s heavy dependence on edible oil imports. This mission aims to significantly increase domestic oil palm production, a key source of edible oil, and reduce import …

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Nilgiri Tahr

Concept : The Nilgiri Tahr, also known as the Nilgiri Ibex, is an endangered wild goat species endemic to the southern Western Ghats mountain range in India. It is the state animal of Tamil Nadu. Habitat: Found in open montane grasslands (shola grasslands) at elevations of 1200 to 2600 meters. …

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Dooar/ Duar Region

Concept : Dooars, also spelled Duars, is a region of alluvial floodplains in Eastern India and southern Bhutan The name comes from the word “door” in various local languages, referencing its location as a gateway to Bhutan. Dooars lies at the foothills of the Himalayas, forming a lush green belt …

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Curative Petition

Concept : A curative petition is a final judicial remedy available in India to challenge the decisions of the Supreme Court. It’s a last resort option used to rectify a perceived miscarriage of justice in a case where all other legal avenues have been exhausted. Understanding Curative Petitions : Eligibility: …

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