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Hebbal-Nagawara Valley Project

Citizens and Environmentalists are fighting against the proposal to clear over 6,000 trees in Singanayakanahalli to construct a lake under Hebbal-Nagawara Valley Project by Minor Irrigation Department in Karnataka. Key Points Forest Department, in a recent notification, proposed to felled 6,316 trees to develop Singanayakanahalli lake, Yelahanka hobli, because they are coming in way of ..

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GI certified Jalgaon Banana exported to Dubai

Consignment of fibre & mineral rich “Jalgaon Banana” was exported to Dubai on June 16, 2021, marking a major boost to exports. Key Points Jalgaon Banana is Geographical Indications (GI) certified agricultural produce from Jalgaon district of Maharashtra. Twenty-two metric tonnes of Jalgaon banana were sourced from progressive farmers of Tandalwadi village. This village is ..

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Raja Parba- Odisha’s Famous Festival

Raja Parba festival has started being celebrated in Odisha on June 14, 2021. It is a 3-day festival that celebrates womanhood. Key Points It is believed that, during this period Mother Earth menstruates and prepares herself for future agricultural activities as the monsoon arrives. This festival is synonymous with varieties of cakes (pithas). Thus, Odisha ..

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What is Operation Olivia?

Recently, Coast Guard have enforced laws and started operation Olivia to protect Olive Ridley turtles in Odisha What is Operation Olivia? Operation Olivia was started by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG), first in early 1980s. This operation helps in protecting Olive Ridley turtles every year when they start nesting along Odisha coast for breeding in ..

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M.P. to launch ‘Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan’

Madhya Pradesh will launch ‘Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan’ to raise awareness among people on covid-19 pandemic. Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan Yuva Shakti Corona Mukti Abhiyan means “free from corona with the help of youth power campaign”. Under the campaign, college teachers and about16 lakh students will be made aware of covid-19 infection by ..

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