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11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation meeting held

On July 21, 2021, while addressing the 11th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) meeting, S Jaishankar India’s External Affairs Minister has called for a “collective and collaborative” response to effectively deal with the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, saying that national boundaries are not respected by this virus.   Key Points India considers the Mekong region of great importance ..

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Where is Plain of Jars located?

The archaeologists recently found that the jars in the “Plain of Jars” were used as burial sites. They have also found that though the jars could be 3,000 years old, the human remains suggest that people were buried along side these jars 700 years ago, which is relatively recent. About the recent Discoveries According the ..

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2018 Report on International Religious Freedom

The 2018 Report on International Religious freedom has been released by the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. The report makes the following observations: Religious freedom conditions continued to deteriorate in countries across the globe in 2017 It cites ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, the persecution of Tibetan Buddhists in China, the ..

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New Species of Frog Discovered in North-East

Researchers from Delhi University and the Wildlife Institute of India in association with researchers from Indonesia and the US have discovered a new species of paddy frog from Assam in Northeast India. Aishani The new species has been named Aishani derived from the Sanskrit word which means North East. Aishani belongs to the genus Micryletta ..

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India s Conservation Diplomacy

Prime Minister Modi during his visit to the Maldives announced that Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will undertake restoration work of Friday Mosque under the Indian grant. Friday Mosque Friday Mosque also known as Hukuru Miskiy is a unique place of worship made of coral stones. The heritage place of worship built in 1658 during ..

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