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“Sankalp Parva” begins

On June 28, 2020, the initiative to plant trees called “Sankalp Parva” began, The initiative is to run between June 28, 2020 and July 12, 2020. Highlights The initiative was launched by Ministry of Culture. ..

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Chak Hao Rice gets GI Tag

The Manipuri black rice variety called Chak Hao was recently given GI tag recognition. It has been in use for centuries in the north-east. About Chak Hao is a black rice variety cultivated in Manipur. ..

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Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai

Well known candy, ‘kovilpatti kadalai mittai’, produced in the Kovilpatti region of Tamil Nadu, was recently given the GI tag. About the Candy Kovilpatti kadalai mittai is a candy made of groundnuts, jaggery and dyed ..

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International Dance Day observed

The International Dance Day was celebrated, amidst the lockdown conditions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, through virtual collaborations across the world. International Dance Day International Dance Day is observed on April 29th every year ..

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Basava Jayanthi Observed in Karnataka

Basava Jayanthi- a religious event in Karnataka that is usually celebrated on a grand scale was held as a low-key event in light of the COVID-19 crisis. Basava Jayanthi Basava Jayanthi is a religious event ..

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Study on the disappearance of pure strains of the Red Jungle Fowl

A recent study highlighted the gradual disappearance of the red jungle fowl and the lack of research on this bird species. Red Jungle Fowl The Red Jungle Fowl or Gallus gallus is a tropical bird ..

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