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    National Forest Policy, 2018 draft

    3/16/2018

    Biodiversity

    Seeking to replace the country’s 30-year-old national forest policy, the Centre has come out with a new draft policy which calls for promoting urban greens, public private partnership models for affor ......

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    National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)

    3/14/2018

    Pollution

    In past few years, the issue of air pollution has gained centre stage due to Delhi facing toxic levels of air pollution in winters. But of the 4,000 cities in India, only 300 (only 7.5%) are covered b ......

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    Farm Machinery Banks

    3/8/2018

    Pollution

    Seeking to provide a cost-effective and eco-friendly solution to farmers to deal with the problem of stubble burning that results in raising air pollution levels in the capital and neighbouring states ......

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    Common Risk Mitigation Mechanism (CRMM)

    3/7/2018

    Climate

    The historic Paris Agreement of 2015 stated “Making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas emissions and climate-resilient development“ (article 2.c). To achieve this objec ......

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    Global Warming and Indian Ocean

    3/14/2018

    Climate

    There are two broad mechanisms at work. Heat trapped in the atmosphere due to rising sea levels makes water expand and separately, melting ice sheets begin to add water to the world’s oceans. Were you ......

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    Jaitapur N-deal

    3/12/2018

    Nuclear science

    Nuclear Power Corporation (NPCIL) and EDF of France have signed an agreement for building the 10,000-MW (megawatt) Jaitapur nuclear power plant in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, making India the fifth countr ......

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    Bio-safety issues related to Genetically Modified Crops

    3/11/2018

    Biotechnology

    Genetically modified organisms (GMO’s) are a broad group of plants, animals, and bacteria that are engineered for a wide variety of applications ranging from agricultural production to scientific rese ......

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    Treaty of Versailles and its Drawback

    3/22/2018

    World War I

    The treaty stripped Germany of 25,000 square miles of territory and 7 million people. It also required Germany to give up the gains made via the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk(with Russia) and grant independ ......

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    Glasnost and Perestroika and Disintegration of USSR

    3/3/2018

    World

    When Mikhail S. Gorbachev stepped onto the world stage in March 1985 as the new leader of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), it was immediately clear that he was different from his predec ......

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    The Act of 1858 ,and transfer of power as a formal change

    3/24/2018

    1857-1885

    The Government of India Act 1858, marked the beginning of new chapter in the constitutional history of India. The Act also known as the Act for the Good Government of India, provided for liquidation o ......

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    Growth of Nationalism in India

    3/12/2018

    1885-1905

    Basically, nationalism in India rose to meet the challenges of foreign cultural, economic, social and political domination. The very existence of a foreign rule helped in the growth of a national sent ......

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