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Aadhaar Bill Re-introduced In The Parliament

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Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019, has been re-introduced in the parliament by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.


A New Species ‘Impressive’ Tortoise Discovered

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A team of herpetologists from the Forest Department and two NGOs found the Impressed Tortoise (Manouria impressa) in Lower Subansiri, Arunachal district a few days ago.


India Enjoys GSP Benefits From Other Countries

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Even after US withdrawal of Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) benefits to India, the country continues to enjoy GSP benefits from other countries.


Iran Shoots Down US Spy Drone

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Iran on 20th June 2019, shot down a U.S. spy drone near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.


UN Report Finds Saudi Crown Prince Linked To Khashoggi Killing

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UN experts on 19 June, reported credible evidence to link Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


UNICEF Report On Sanitation, Drinking Water And Hygiene

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On 18th June, a Joint Monitoring Programme Report by UN organizations on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene has been released by the UNICEF.


UNCCD COP Meet Scheduled In India In September 2019

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For the first time, India will host the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in September 2019.


Quality Of 18 Pharma Companies’

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The Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) has found 25 batches of drugs of 18 pharmaceutical companies to be of substandard quality since January 2018.


PM Calls For ‘One Nation One Election’

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The Prime Minister had called for an all-party meet on ‘one nation, one election’.


One Health Concept

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The World Organization of Animal Health, commonly known as OIE (an abbreviation of its French title), summarises the One Health concept as “human health and animal health are interdependent and bound to the health of the ecosystems in which they exist.


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