Headlines Of The Day 07/12/2023


Jammu and Kashmir Reservation & Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill : 

Lok Sabha passed bills amending J&K Reservation Act for job and education quotas and J&K Reorganisation Act to increase Legislative Assembly seats from 83 to 90. Home Minister Amit Shah stated the aim is to enhance representation, reserving seats for SCs, STs, and allowing LG to nominate up to two members from the Kashmiri migrant community. Read more


India Extends $1 Million Immediate Relief to Papua New Guinea Amidst Volcanic Eruption Crisis : 

India swiftly pledged one million dollars in immediate relief to Papua New Guinea after the recent Mount Ulawun volcanic eruption, supporting recovery efforts as a close development partner. The aid reflects India\’s commitment to disaster response, aligned with the Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2019. Read more


UNESCO Inscribed  Gujrat\’s Garba Dance as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity : 

Gujarat\’s Garba has gained UNESCO recognition on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, as announced during the UNESCO convention in Botswana on December 6, 2023. This marks the 15th element from India to join this prestigious list. Union Minister G. Kishan Reddy praised the government\’s efforts, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in showcasing the nation\’s rich culture to the world. Read more


Union Minister of State for Defence, Engages in UN Peacekeeping Ministerial Meeting in Ghana: 

Union Minister of State for Defence, Ajay Bhatt, participated in the 2023 UN Peacekeeping Ministerial Meeting in Accra, Ghana, addressing challenges faced by peacekeepers and emphasizing the role of women in peacekeeping. He announced significant pledges on behalf of India, a leading contributor with over 2,75,000 troops in 53 missions over seven decades.  Read more


PM Congratulates, as Chandrayaan-3\’s Propulsion Module Navigates Successful Detour  : 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated ISRO on the successful detour of Chandrayaan-3\’s Propulsion Module, marking a technology milestone in India\’s space ambitions, including the aim to send an Indian to the Moon by 2040. ISRO conducted a unique experiment by bringing the module from the Lunar orbit to Earth\’s orbit through orbit-raising and Trans-Earth injection maneuvers.  Read more


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