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Kerala wins United Nations Award for Control of Non-Communicable Diseases

On September 24, 2020, Kerala won the United Nation Interagency Task Force Award for its outstanding performance in controlling non-communicable diseases related Sustainable Development Goals. Highlights The award recognised achievements of the state during 2019 ..

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No Confidence Resolution in Rajya Sabha: Constitutional Provisions, voice vote, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

On September 21, 2020, 12 opposition parties moved No-confidence resolution against the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. The resolution was moved over the passage of the controversial farm bills by voice vote. What is Voice ..

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Women Officers for the first time join Helicopter Stream of Indian Navy

For the first time in the history of Indian Defence System two women officers were selected to join as Observers in the Helicopter Stream of Indian Navy. They will be the first women combatants operating ..

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Indian Teenager Udit Singhal named in UN List of 2020 Class of Young Leaders for SDG

On September 18, 2020, the United Nations named an 18-year-old Indian teenager in the list of 2020 Class of Young leaders for Sustainable Development Goals. Udit Singhal The Delhi based teenager is the founder of ..

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Legacy and Contribution of Dr Kapila Vatsyayan to Indian Cultural Research

Dr Kapila Vatsyayan who was a Leading scholar of Indian classical dance, art, architecture and art history passed away on September 16, 2020 at the age of 92. Who was Dr kapila Vatsyayan? She was ..

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Harivansh Narayan Singh re-elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman

Harivansh Narayan Singh has been  re-elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha (RS) on September 14, 2020 by a Voice Vote. He is a National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate and Janata Dal (United) MP (Member ..

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