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Ban on entry of medium, heavy vehicles into Delhi

On June 23, 2022, Government of Delhi issued an order to ban the entry of medium and heavy goods vehicles in Delhi, starting from November to February, in order to curb vehicular pollution. Highlights As per official, entry of vehicles will not be allowed from November 1, 2022 to February 28, 2023. This is because, ..

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Assam Floods and Landslides

Assam has been experiencing unprecedented floods and landslides over the last one week. This has affected million people and left people dead too. In last 34 hours, 10 people were killed and 7 went missing. What are the factors behind unprecedented floods? Pre-monsoon rains-Average rainfall in Assam for March-May 2022 was 719 mm, against 434.5 ..

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Kerala Migration Survey

Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, has announced to conduct “Kerala Migration Survey 2022-23”, in order to prepare a data bank on Malayali expatriates across the world. Key Points Data bank will be prepared, because lack of data affected the government’s welfare measures for expatriates. As a part of the survey, a “Malayali Pravasi Portal” ..

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Haryana- Israel Agreement on Water Management

Recently, Israel and Haryana government signed a joint declaration in capacity building and integrated water resources management. Highlights The joint declaration is a significant milestone as India and Israel are celebrating 30 years of full diplomatic relations. Water security has always been an important pillar of the bilateral relations. About the agreement Under the agreement, ..

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Tamil Nadu ‘Ennum Ezhuthum’ scheme

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, MK Stalin launched the “Ennum Ezhuthum Scheme” in state, as schools re-opened after summer vacation. Ennum Ezhuthum Scheme This scheme was launched to bridge the learning gap among students aged under 8, caused as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. It aims to ensure foundational numeracy and literacy by 2025. Scheme ..

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