400th birth anniversary of Assam’s war hero Lachit Borphukan to be celebrated

Source: The post is based on the article “400th birth anniversary of Assam’s war hero Lachit Borphukan to be celebrated” published in The Hindu on 23rd November. What is the News? A three-day celebration of the 400th birth anniversary of the legendary Assamese general and folk hero Lachit Borphukan began in New Delhi on November… Continue reading 400th birth anniversary of Assam’s war hero Lachit Borphukan to be celebrated

Lifestyle diseases among top killers in tribal districts: ICMR

Source: The post is based on the article “Lifestyle diseases among top killers in tribal districts: ICMR” published in The Hindu on 24th November. What is the News? A survey carried out by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has found that lifestyle diseases are among the top killers in tribal districts. What are… Continue reading Lifestyle diseases among top killers in tribal districts: ICMR

FSSAI proposes regulations for genetically modified food

Source: The post is based on the article “FSSAI proposes regulations for genetically modified food” published in Business Standard on 22nd November 2022. What is the News? Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released the Draft Food Safety and Standards (Genetically Modified Foods) Regulations,2022. About Draft Food Safety and Standards (Genetically Modified… Continue reading FSSAI proposes regulations for genetically modified food

Centre launches framework for safeguarding and protecting consumer interest from fake and deceptive reviews in e-commerce

Source: The post is based on the following articles:  “Centre launches framework for safeguarding and protecting consumer interest from fake and deceptive reviews in e-commerce” published in PIB on 21ST November 2022. “Centre sets standard for e-commerce reviews” published in The Hindu on 22nd November 2022. What is the News? The Department of Consumer Affairs… Continue reading Centre launches framework for safeguarding and protecting consumer interest from fake and deceptive reviews in e-commerce

Andaman & Nicobar’s first application for the Geographical Indication tag is for the Nicobari hodi craft

Source: The post is based on the article “Andaman & Nicobar’s first application for the Geographical Indication tag is for the Nicobari hodi craft” published in The Hindu on 21st November 2022. What is the News? Andaman & Nicobar Islands has filed an application, seeking the Geographical Indication(GI) tag for the Nicobari Hodi craft. This… Continue reading Andaman & Nicobar’s first application for the Geographical Indication tag is for the Nicobari hodi craft

Union Health Ministry rolls out country’s first suicide prevention policy

Source: The post is based on the article “Union Health Ministry rolls out country’s first suicide prevention policy” published in The Hindu on 22nd November 2022. What is the News? The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has announced a National Suicide Prevention Strategy. About National Suicide Prevention Strategy National Suicide Prevention Strategy is a… Continue reading Union Health Ministry rolls out country’s first suicide prevention policy

What India’s draft digital privacy law says — and how it compares with data protection laws elsewhere

Source: The post is based on the article “What India’s draft digital privacy law says — and how it compares with data protection laws elsewhere” published in Indian Express on 20th November 2022. What is the News? The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) has recently released the draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022.… Continue reading What India’s draft digital privacy law says — and how it compares with data protection laws elsewhere

Humans face reproductive crisis as sperm count declines: Study

Source: The post is based on the article “Humans face reproductive crisis as sperm count declines: Study” published in the Business Standard on 17th November. What is the News? An international team of researchers has found a significant decline in sperm counts over the years in many countries globally, including India. The decline reflects a global… Continue reading Humans face reproductive crisis as sperm count declines: Study

World Population Prospects 2022: India’s Population Growth Appears To Be Stabilising: United Nations

Source: The post is based on the following articles “India’s Population Growth Appears To Be Stabilising: United Nations” published in NDTV on 16th November. “World @ 8 billion, India set to be most populous” published in Indian Express on 15th November 2022. What is the News? The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social… Continue reading World Population Prospects 2022: India’s Population Growth Appears To Be Stabilising: United Nations

Tirupati’s megalithic burial sites in a state of neglect

Source: The post is based on the article “Tirupati’s megalithic burial sites in a state of neglect” published in The Hindu on 15th November 2022 What is the News? Tirupati district in Andhra Pradesh is said to have the largest collection of anthropomorphic burial sites. What are Anthropomorphic sites? Anthropomorphic sites are those marked by… Continue reading Tirupati’s megalithic burial sites in a state of neglect