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Aapda Mitra scheme

Aapda Mitra scheme is a central sector scheme implemented by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to train community volunteers for disaster response activities. Launched in 2016, the scheme focuses ..

Trojan Asteroid

Trojan asteroids are a large group of asteroids that share Jupiter’s orbit around the Sun. The first of these asteroids was spotted in 1906 by German astronomer Max Wolf. More ..

Lucy Mission

Lucy Mission is the first space mission to study the Trojans asteroids. Its name originated from the fossilized human ancestor Lucy, whose remains provided unique insights into humanity’s evolution. The ..

Elder Line

Elder Line is an pan-India toll free helpline that provides senior citizens free information and guidance on pension issues, legal problems and emotional support. It even helps senior citizens free ..

“COVID Teeka Sang Surakshit Van, DhanaurUddyam” campaign

“COVID Teeka Sang Surakshit Van, DhanaurUddyam” campaign was launched by the Tribal Affairs Minister in July this year to accelerate vaccine coverage among tribal communities in India. It was jointly ..

GII 2021

The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021 was released recently by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in collaboration with the Portulans Institute – an independent non-profit, non-partisan research and educational ..

Cocos Island National Park

Cocos Island National Park – covering the entire Cocos Island – is located 550 km off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It is the only island in the tropical ..

Mura-Drava-Danube Biosphere Reserve

Mura-Drava-Danube (MDD) is the world’s first five-country biosphere reserve spanning across Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary and Serbia. It covers 700 km of the Mura, Drava and Danube rivers. Dubbed as ..

“Fed to Fail? The Crisis of Children’s Diets in Early Life” report

The report “Fed to Fail? The Crisis of Children’s Diets in Early Life” was released on September 23 this year. It assessed the latest data and evidence on the status, ..

Global Air Quality Guidelines

The Global AIR Quality Guidelines (AQGs) of the World Health Organization recommends air quality levels to protect the health of population based on scientific evidences. The WHO recently revised the ..