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New Target under National Clean Air Programme

A new target has been set under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP). Key facts The Indian Government has set a new target of 40 per cent reduction in the particulate matter concentration by 2026 in cities under the NCAP. This is an update of the earlier goal of 20 to 30 per cent reduction ..

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The Kannada Language Comprehensive Development Bill

The Kannada Language Comprehensive Development Bill was tabled at the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. Key facts The Kannada Language Comprehensive Development Bill gives preference to Kannadigas in government jobs and provides reservations to locals in private jobs generated in the state. The Bill defines Kannadigas as individuals whose parents have resided in Karnataka for a minimum ..

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TamiraSES project

TamiraSES project is being jointly implemented restore Thamirabarani river. Key facts TamiraSES project is jointly implemented by the district administration of Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu and Bengaluru-based NGO Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE). The project involves the use of “hyper-local” approach to restore one Thamirabarani river. Its objective is to ..

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Bathukamma

Bathukamma is being celebrated in Telangana from September 25 to October 3 this year. Key facts Bathukamma is observed as the state festival of Telangana since the state’s inception in 2014. It is a flower festival celebrated mainly in Telangana and several parts of Andhra Pradesh. This 9-day festival is celebrated based on Sathavahana calendar ..

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Swachh Toycathon Competition

Swachh Toycathon Competition was recently launched by Central Government. Key facts Swachh Toycathon was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under the Swachh Amrit Mahotsav. It is being hosted on MyGov’s Innovate India portal. The knowledge partner of this initiative is Center for Creative Learning, IIT Gandhinagar. This competition integrates the National ..

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National Conference of Environment Ministers

Prime Minister Modi virtually inaugurated the National Conference of Environment Ministers held in Gujarat. Key facts National Conference of Environment Ministers of all States is a two-day event held at Ekta Nagar in Gujarat on September 23 and 24 this year. The objective of this conference is to promote cooperative federalism through the promotion of ..

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