Archives: July, 2021

Arslantepe Mound

Arslantepe Mound in Turkey was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is the 19th site in the country to gain this recognition. The mound hosted many civilisations over ..

Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

The Sitio Roberto Burle Marx is a garden developed for over four decades in the west of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was developed by landscape architect and artist Roberto ..

Chankillo

Chankillo is a 2,300-year-old archaeological ruin located at a desert valley in northern Peru. The site consists of 13 towers that align on a ridge. These towers dates between 250 ..

Amagarh Fort

Anagarh Fort is a fort in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The fort, in its present form, was developed in the 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II – the founder of ..

Gender budgeting

Gender budgeting is the use/analysis of budgets from a gender-sensitive perspective so that women’s needs are included in the government policy implementation. It seeks to ensure that gender commitments are ..

Inland Vessels Bill 2021

The Inland Vessels Bill, 2021 was recently passed by the Lok Sabha. The legislation will replace separate rules framed by states with a uniform regulatory framework for inland vessel navigation ..

Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme

The Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHC) scheme was announced under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Package. It aims to create sustainable ecosystem of affordable rental housing solutions for migrants and economically vulnerable ..

All India Quota (AIQ) Scheme

The All India Quota (AIQ) Scheme was unveiled in 1986 under the direction the Supreme Court to provide domicile-free merit-based opportunities to the students looking to study in medical collegeS ..

Global Conservation Assured|Tiger Standards

Global Conservation Assured |Tiger Standards (CA|TS) is a globally accepted conservation tool that sets best practices and standards to manage tigers. It is being implemented in seven countries having tiger ..

Exercise Cutlass Express

Exercise Cutlass Express is a multinational maritime exercise aiming to improve the regional cooperation and increase interoperability between the United States, East African and Western Indian Ocean nations to counter ..