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Daily News Digest:20 June 2021

NGT DIRECTS REMEDIAL MEASURES FOR RESTORATION OF ASSI AND VARUNA RIVERS

The National Green Tribunal formed a committee for rejuvenation of Varuna and Assi rivers in Varanasi which joined Ganga after taking note of a plea alleging discharge of untreated sewage and unauthorised constructions. Varuna and Assi rivers are the tributaries of the Ganga.

SALE OF HERBICIDE TOLERANT (HT) Bt COTTON SALE HAS DOUBLED

The unlawful cultivation of herbicide tolerant (HT) Bt cotton has seen an immense leap year, with seed producers asserting that the sale of illegal seed packets has more than doubled from 30 lakh last year to 75 lakh in 2021.

INDIA HAS LAUNCHED NEW TRILATERAL WITH ITALY, JAPAN FOR INDO-PACIFIC STABILITY

India-Italy-Japan launched their trilateral – the 2nd trilateral involving India and a European power – hoping to create stability and a rules-based international order based on the consent of all, not on the power of the few in the Indo-Pacific region.

FLAG SATYAGRAHA

On 18th June, the Ministry of Culture had organised a programme to observe the Flag Satyagraha in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.

Flag Satyagraha Movement was a movement by the freedom fighters who shook the British government and it infused a new life into the freedom movement. It was also called the Jhanda Satyagraha, which was held in Jabalpur and Nagpur in 1923.

INTEGRATED TRISERVICE THEATRE COMMANDS

Recently, a high-level committee has been made for consultations on the creation of integrated tri-service theatre commands. The committee will analyze all issues and discover a route forward before a formal note on their creation is sent to the Cabinet Committee on Security.

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