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Mandatory Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery

Government will implement mandatory hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts from June 15, 2021. Highlights Earlier this deadline was June 1, which was extended by a fortnight because of Covid-19 pandemic. To ensure proper coordination and resolve issues while implementation, a committee headed by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Director-General Pramod Tewari has been established. ..

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Jivan Vayu: IIT Ropar’s power- free CPAP device

Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar has developed a device ‘Jivan Vayu’ as a substitute for CPAP (Continuous positive airway pressure) machine. About Jivan Vayu This device functions even without electricity. It is adapted to both kinds of oxygen generation units namely, O2 cylinders and oxygen pipelines in hospitals. Apart from fulfilling all medically required parameters, ..

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World Blood Donor Day

World Blood Donor Day was observed on June 14 with the aim of creating awareness about need for safe blood and life-saving components of blood which is required for transfusion. Theme of day 2021 This year, world blood donor day is being celebrated under theme- “Give blood and keep the world beating”. Background World Blood ..

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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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Current Affairs – Today’s Headlines: June 15, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for June 15, 2021 INDIA – PM Modi virtually addressed a UN ‘High-Level Dialogue on Desertification, Land Degradation & Drought’ – Taj Mahal, other centrally protected ASI monuments to reopen from June 16 – IMD, ICMR launch Expert Committee on Malaria and Climate (IEC) to eliminate malaria ..

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