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PM Modi launches Mission LiFE

Prime Minister Modi launched Mission LiFE movement at the Statue of Unity in Gujarat. Who conceptualized the idea of Mission LiFE? NITI Aayog conceptualized the idea of Mission LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment). What is Mission LiFE? Mission LiFE was introduced by Prime Minister Modi at the COP26 in Glasgow in November 2021. It is an ..

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India’s first indigenously-made aluminium freight train rake

The Indian Railways recently flagged off the first indigenously-made aluminium goods train rake in Odisha. Key facts The aluminium goods train was jointly developed by Besco Limited Wagon Division and aluminium major Hindalco. It is developed based on the designs approved by the Research Designs & Standards Organisation (RDSO). The wagon was made using high-strength ..

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World Sustainable Development Summit 2021

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, will inaugurate the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 on 10th of February through video conferencing. The World sustainable development summit will be organised under the theme- ‘Redefining Our Common Future: Safe and Secure Environment for All’. Highlights The year will mark the 20th edition of summit. It will ..

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November 10: World Science Day for Peace and Development

Every year, the World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated to ensure that citizens are kept well informed about the developments of science. This year the day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Science for and with Society Key Highlights The day was proclaimed in 2001 and Is being celebrated by the ..

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October 31: World Cities Day

Every year, October 31 is celebrated as the World Cities Day by the United Nations. The day promotes global urbanization, addresses challenges of urbanization, pushes for cooperation among countries for sustainable urban development. This year, the World Cities Day is celebrated under the following theme Theme: Valuing Our Communities and Cities Highlights The COVID-19 has ..

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Public Affairs Index: Kerala, Goa & Chandigarh best governed states

The Public Affairs Index, 2020 was released by Public Affairs Centre, a non-profit organisation. According to the index, Kerala was the best governed the state. The report was released by the committee headed by a former Indian Space Research Organisation chairman Kasturirangan. Highlights According to the report, the states were ranked in the context of ..

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