Free Vaccine as Poll Promise and Model Code of Conduct

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There was a furore over the issue of misuse of powers by the central government during the pandemic for political gains and therefore the opposition parties in India demanded an action by Election Commission. Election commission of India in a response to a complaint by the Right to Information (RTI) told that the BJP’s assurance to provide free Corona virus vaccine in its manifesto for the Bihar assembly elections is not the violation of the principles of model code.. The … Continue reading “Free Vaccine as Poll Promise and Model Code of Conduct”

15th Finance Commission Report

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The 15th Finance Commission has completed all the procedures of considerations and is expected to submit the report to the president of India. The 15th finance commission was established under the chairmanship of NK Singh for 5 years between 2021-22 and 2025-26. The finance commission is constituted to define the financial relations between the central government and state governments. The commission would submit the report to the president followed by its presentation in the Parliament of India by the finance … Continue reading “15th Finance Commission Report”

Jan Andolan against COVID-19

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Jan Andolan is an awareness campaign launched under the Ministry of AYUSH. The campaign is influencing the public behaviour towards the traditional system of medicine in India. We have seen the increasing demands and considerable traction of the people towards the traditional medicinal system in India during this COVID situation. The campaign promotes the appropriate behaviour during the festive season in winter. Key Facts about Jan Andolan The Jan Andolan includes Ayush hospitals, dispensaries, wellness centres, educational institutions and other … Continue reading “Jan Andolan against COVID-19”

Fit India Walkathon

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October 31 is the birth anniversary of the legend Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. On this occasion Union Sports Minister of India Kiren Rijiju has flagged off 200 km long Fit India Walkathon at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. It was organised under Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. Key Facts about Walkathon The walkathon, a three day event was organised by the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and also joined by central armed police forces (CAPF) personnel for 200 km long march. The … Continue reading “Fit India Walkathon”

Malabar Exercise

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It is the first time after 2007 that Australian navy has joined in the Malabar naval exercise held annually between the navies of India, United States of America (U.S.) and Japan. This will bring all the four members of the Quadrilateral grouping (Quad) on the same platform for the military event. The request of the Australian government was recently approved by the Government of India to participate in the Malabar naval exercise. The Malabar exercise will happen in two phases, … Continue reading “Malabar Exercise”

Osiris-Rex and Asteroid Bennu

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NASA’s spacecraft Osiris-Rex has collected the two kilogram samples from asteroid Bennu into a capsule. The Osiris-Rex is expected to reach in 2023 into the Utah desert. The samples would be very crucial for the study and exploration about the cosmic materials. According to scientists, the samples can help to explore the knowhow of our planets in solar system, how they formed and how the life originated on the earth. The asteroid Bennu is composed of large amounts carbon which … Continue reading “Osiris-Rex and Asteroid Bennu”