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National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of India launched
On April 18, 2020, the Union Minister of culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel launched the National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The list is to include 13 elements that are already included in UNESCO Representative list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Highlights The initiative is a part of Vision 2024 of Ministry of Culture. ..
Month: Current Affairs - April, 2020
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Topics: Customs • Intangible cultural heritage • Intangible Cultural Heritage list • Intellectual Property • Social policy • UNESCO • UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists
Malaysia to abolish the death penalty for all crimes
Malaysia’s Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has agreed to abolish death penalty for all crimes and halt pending executions. This decision was taken in pursuance of strong domestic opposition to colonial practice for being barbarous and unimaginably cruel which has put terrible stain on the country’s human rights record. It is also in ..
Month: Current Affairs - October, 2018
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Topics: Capital punishment • Capital punishment by country • Capital punishment for drug trafficking • Crime • Death Penalty • Hanging • Human behavior • International • Law • Malaysia • Penology • Social policy