In line to celebrate Navy Day 2023, the government is planning to get it held at the iconic Sindhudurg Fort off the Maharashtra coast, built by Maratha ruler ChhatrapatiShivajiMaharaj in the 17th century.
India celebrates Navy Day on December 4 to commemorate the Indian Navy’s attack on the Karachi harbour during the 1971 war against Pakistan.
About Sindhudurg Fort:
Battle of Sindhudurg:
According to an assessment named “Global Trends in Child Monetary Poverty According to International Poverty Lines” by World Bank and UNICEF, India has some 52 million children in extreme poverty and every second poor in the world is a child.
A new global poverty line was adopted from mid-September, 2022, with the World Bank updating data on its Poverty and Inequality Platform.
Highlights of the assessment
Reasons for rising poverty amongst Children
With the JalJeevan Mission taking piped water to every village in India,and has risen from 1.2% in 2019 to 97.5% in 2023. This has eased women’s burden of work, but acceptance is slow.
So, let us relook the points and targets under the HarGharJal Mission.
About the Mission:
The Dataraising voice:
What are the loopholes?
Water is a matter included in Entry 17 of List-II, i.e. State List.
In a statement by the Prime Minister, PMMSY has expanded inland fishing even to landlocked States and has made fishing an occupation for many across the country.
Achievements till now:
Other Initiatives Related to Fisheries Sector
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has embarked a comprehensive program focused on evaluating the feasibility of a ‘Public Tech Platform for Frictionless Credit.’
About Public Tech Platform for Frictionless Credit:
What are the advantages of the platform?
As per the World Meteorological Organsiation (WMO), the world is far from achieving its climate targets as the Sustainable Development targets (SDGs) deadline of 2030 approaches as extreme weather events threaten its achievement.
About WMO’s warning:
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, are a set of 17 interconnected and ambitious goals adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
These goals were designed to address a wide range of global challenges and promote a better, more sustainable future for all by the year 2030. The SDGs cover various dimensions of sustainable development, including economic, social, and environmental aspects.
In the recent earthquake hitted morocco has experienced a strange phenomenon which is now called as ‘Earthquake light’.
Cause of occurrence:
Rubber Board to increase area under rubber in Northeast
The Rubber Board, jointly with the Central government and the Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association, is implementing a project to expand the area under natural rubber in the Northeastern States.
About Rubber Board:
The G20 New Delhi Leaders Declaration has drawn consensus on, no to nuclear weapons use or threat, signaling support for a global ‘No-first-use policy’.
The G20 Declaration's Significance
India's Opportunity for Leadership
The organizations that help turn scientific knowledge into wealth through technology need significant improvements to boost India's economy.
India's Potential in Science and Technology
Building Momentum for "Invent in India"
Implementing Reforms in Science Culture
As per a recentstudy found that during the winters in the capital, the main cause of air pollution is not vehicular smoke, but actually the burning of natural materials like wood and plants.
Air Pollution's Impact on Lives
Identifying the True Causes of Air Pollution
Addressing the Root Causes
At COP28, developing countries should consider the target only if the North commits to equitable absolute targets domestically.
Global Renewable Energy (RE) Targets
Regional Variations and Energy Demand Growth
Equity and Accountability in Renewable Energy Targets
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