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Kumbalangi: First sanitary-napkin-free panchayat

Kumbalangi village in Cochin is all set to become India’s first sanitary-napkin-free panchayat. Key Points The village has previously won acclaim as India’s first model tourism village. This move is a part of ‘Avalkayi’ initiative, which is being implemented in the Ernakulam parliamentary constituency, in association with “Thingal Scheme” of HLL Management Academy’s and Indian ..

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Tamil Nadu Regional Plan Rules, 2021

Government of Tamil Nadu notified the “Regional Plan (Preparation, Publication and Sanction) Rules, 2021” in accordance with the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act, 1971. Key Points As per notification, the Regional Planning Authority (RPA) should prepare a land-and building-use map for regional planning areas as well as for different parts of regional area, ..

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Jagananna Smart Townships

Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, launched the “Jagananna Smart Township website” on January 11, 2022. The website was launched from the Tadepalli Camp office. Why was the website launched? The website was launched because most middle-class families attempt to buy a house or land for building their dream home, but they ..

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Odisha: Rise in Upper age limit for Govt jobs

The Odisha Government recently increased the upper age limit of candidates to enter into State Civil services exams. The age was increased from 32 years to 38 years. This was done by amending the State Civil Services Rules, 1989. About the rise in upper age limit The increase in age limit has been made for ..

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Sri Lanka Inter-city Train Service with Indian Aid

Sri Lanka had created an inter-city railway service with the help of India. India provided diesel units to the project. Railway services were launched between Jaffna and Colombo. With this India wanted to send a strong message that it has a big role in improving infrastructure in the Indian Ocean Region. About the Inter – ..

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Gangasagar Mela

The Gangasagar Mela started on January 10, 2022 in the which occurs at West Bengal’s Gangasagar Island. It will continue till January 16, 2022. Key Facts The Gangasagar Mela is organised during Makar Sankranti every year. The mela is being organised after Calcutta high court gave a go-ahead to the government, to conduct the event ..

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