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Indian Literary in UNESCO – Treasures in Memory of the World

ramacharitmanas in UNESCO

Introduction Three Indian literary works, Ramcharitmanas, Panchatantra, and Sahdayaloka-Locana, were added to UNESCO’s Memory of the World Asia-Pacific Regional Register during the tenth meeting of the Memory of the World Committee for Asia and the Pacific (MOWCAP), held earlier this week in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.The inclusion of Indian literary in UNESCO …

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Introduction: Launched in 2014, the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), also known as the Clean India Mission, is a national campaign aimed at eliminating open defecation and improving overall sanitation practices in India. Provisions and Initiatives: The SBM is a two-pronged mission with distinct rural and urban components: Swachh Bharat Mission …

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Plastic Treaty

Concept : Plastic pollution is a major environmental threat, harming ecosystems, wildlife, and human health. The global plastic waste problem is projected to worsen significantly without robust intervention. In recognition of this urgency, the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) passed a resolution in 2022 to develop a new global treaty …

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Industrial Alcohol -Centre and State Laws for its Regulation

Industrial Alcohol Regulation

Concept : Industrial alcohol, unlike alcoholic beverages, is not meant for human consumption (denatured). It finds applications in various sectors, including manufacturing pharmaceuticals, disinfectants, chemicals, and even biofuels. Constitutional Framework: State List (Entry 8): Entry 8 in the State List grants states authority over intoxicating liquor legislation, including production, possession, …

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Anti Dumping Duty – protection of Domestic Industries by WTO

ANTI-DUMPING

Concept : Governments impose anti-dumping duties as a trade remedy measure to protect domestic industries from unfair competition resulting from the dumping of goods by foreign producers. Dumping: Dumping refers to the practice of exporting goods to another country at prices lower than their normal value, typically the price in …

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Purchasing Managers’ Index: The Economic Health Indicator

purchasing manager's index

TABLE OF CONTENTS News Concept Calculation Components of PMI PMI Releases News: Business activity in the services sectors likely clocked their fastest expansion in more than 13 and a half years in March, aided by a record uptick in export orders, as per the HSBC India Services Purchasing Managers’ Index …

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Evaluating the Efficacy and Sustainability of National AIDS Control Program (NACP): A Comprehensive Review

TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Objectives Implementation Key Components Target Groups Achievements Challenges 1. Introduction NACP is a comprehensive program launched by the Government of India to combat HIV/AIDS in the country. It was initiated in 1992 and has undergone several phases of implementation to address the evolving challenges posed by …

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Green Crackers

  Deepavali is the festival of lights and remarkably celebrated with a variety of crackers. But the traditional crackers pose challenges such as air pollution, noise pollution and health hazard. Amongst the ill effects discussed, exposure to toxic chemicals is the least discussed health problem of traditional crackers. Toxic metals …

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Cyclothon attracts large number of students

A cyclothon was organised by Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), in association with The Hindu , here on Sunday to create awareness about conservation of fuel and the need to protecting environment. A large number of students, representing various schools, including Nandi, Jawahar, Jain Vidyalaya, Pupil Tree, Vienna Vidyalaya, along …

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Fathoms deep

Before dawn breaks, K.C. Rekha, a 45-year-old mother of four, sits alone untangling a mass of nylon fishing nets on the Chettuva beach, a fishing village at Chavakkad in Thrissur district of Kerala. Her seawater-creased, tanned fingers finish the task before her husband, P. Karthikeyan, arrives for their voyage to …

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