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India Water Impact Summit 2018 held in New Delhi

The India Water Impact Summit-2018 was held in New Delhi. It was jointly organized by National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga). Key Facts India Water Impact Summit is annual event where stakeholders get together to discuss, debate and develop model solutions for some of biggest ..

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SC approves Centre’s Witness Protection Scheme

Supreme Court has approved Witness Protection Scheme 2018 and directed Union and State Governments to enforce the same.  This scheme was framed by Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in response to PIL seeking protection for witnesses. Key Facts The apex court held that scheme will become law under Article 141/142 of Constitution till enactment ..

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80th Session of Policy Commission Meeting of World Customs Organisation held in Mumbai

The 80th Session of Policy Commission of World Customs Organization (WCO) was held Mumbai, capital of Maharashtra. It is being organized by WCO and hosted by Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), under Union Finance Minister. Key Facts Secretary General, WCO, other top officials and customs heads from more than 30 countries had ..

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PRASAD Scheme: Centre includes Gangotri, Yamunotri in Uttarakhand, Amarkantak in MP and Parasnath in Jharkhand

Union Government has included Gangotri and Yamunotri in Uttrarakhand, Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh and Parasnath in Jharkhand under Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) to develop pilgrimage and heritage destinations in the country. With the new additions, the number of sites under PRASAD has now reached to 41 in 25 states. PRASAD Scheme ..

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UGC directs universities to observe December 7 as Armed Forces Flag Day

University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all universities across country to observe December 7 as Armed Forces Flag Day to commemorate supreme sacrifices made by country’s soldiers during conflicts. It also directed universities to organise functions or hold talks in the colleges or institutes to generate awareness on the issue among the students. Significance As ..

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