The 20-member group is going to perform Seethakali folk art, outside Kerala for the first time as to revive one of the fading dance forms of Kerala.
Key Features of Seethakali:
The current month remained the driest ever August which indicates strengthening El Niño and its related serious food inflation challenge.
El Nino and Impact on India:
Its counterpart, La Niña, involves cooler-than-average sea surface temperatures and can have opposite effects, potentially leading to increased rainfall and flooding in certain regions of India. Additionally, other local and regional climate drivers can interact with El Niño, further shaping the overall climate outcomes in the country.
Why such intense effects are seen this year?
What are the implications?
Other Global factors aggravating situation:
According to the latest update, India is going to open a climate change and health hub in New Delhi in partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Asian Development Bank (ADB):
As per the data published on State of India’s Birds (SoIB) report 2023, a large number of bird species in India are either currently declining or projected to decline in the long term.
Who are Raptors?
Why they are significant?
What are the major threats to birds in India?
The report mentioned the transmission lines have led to the death of many large-bodies species because of collision and numerous small-bodies species have been electrocuted.
In the coming assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, people aged above 80 and persons with disability (PwD) with 40 or more disabilities can vote from their homes.
About the initiative:
Recently, the Prime Minister has announced that the point where the Chandrayaan-3 lander touched down on the lunar surface would be named Shiv Shakti.
Who can give names on moon?
Does any country can own moon?
Japan’s space agency has recently suspended the scheduled rocket launch, which was intended to carry the nation’s first spacecraft to land on the moon.
About H-IIA rocket:
On August 23, with Chandrayaan-3’s lander module making a soft landing on the moon, India became only the fourth country after the erstwhile Soviet Union, the U.S., and China to accomplish this achievement. It is a testament to the remarkable ingenuity of Indian scientists that this feat was carried out at a relatively low cost.
The Race to Moon
Debate around Moon’s exploration
Factors responsible for successful mission
Recently, a ?ve month old infant born to a Rohingya refugee died in a detention centre in Jammu, which is a question on the refugee policy and conserving their Rights.
Refugee policy in India
Conventions on the Rights of the Child
In response to recurring financial defaults in India, the government implemented robust legal measures to empower lenders in holding defaulting companies accountable, despite challenges posed by democratic principles and limited effective legal avenues.
Challenges in Legal Procedures
Need for Insolvency and Bankruptcy code (IBC)
Debate over IBC
Amidst Himalayan beauty, environmental degradation of habitat is rising as evident in Uttarakhand and Himachal face tragic consequences due to unsustainable development, frequent disasters, and compromised safety.
Lack of structural scrutiny
Challenges and Threats
Rising loss of Himalayan habitat
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