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Daily News Digest:25 January 2021

32 CHILDREN HAVE BEEN AWARDED THE ‘PRADHAN MANTRI RASHTRIYA BAL PURASKAR’

32 children have been awarded the ‘Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar’ for their exceptional abilities and outstanding accomplishments.

Bal Shakti Puraskar is given by the Government of India every year to recognize exceptional achievements of children in various fields.

TRADITIONAL ‘HALWA CEREMONY’ HELD AT FINANCE MINISTRY

The traditional ‘halwa ceremony' marking the final stage of Budget 2021 process, was recently held.

On the occasion, the Finance Minister launched the “Union Budget Mobile App” for hassle-free access of Budget documents by Members of Parliament (MPs) and the general public.

TRIPURA AIMS TO PROMOTE RISA AS TRIPURA’S SIGNATURE GARMENT

The State government of Tripura aims to promote risa nationally as Tripura’s signature garment. The risa is being branded under the India Handloom Brand. Risa is a handwoven cloth used as a female upper garment.

SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE AAPDA PRABANDHAN PURASKAR ANNOUNCED

Government announced Subhash Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2021. For the year 2021, (i) Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society (in the institutional category) and (ii) Dr. Rajendra Kumar Bhandari (in the Individual category) have been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for their excellent work in Disaster Management.

NATIONAL VOTER DAY IS CELEBRATED

National Voters' Day celebrated on January 25 every year. The purpose of the National Voters' Day is to encourage, facilitate and maximise the enrolment of new voters and bring them in the democratic system.

The theme for this year’s day : ‘Making Our Voters Empowered, Vigilant, Safe and Informed’, envisages active and participative voters during elections.

INDIAN NAVY CONDUCTS JOINT EXERCISE WITH ARMY AND AIR FORCE

A large-scale tri-service joint amphibious exercise AMPHEX – 21 was conducted in the Andaman & Nicobar group of islands from 21 – 25 Jan 2021. The exercise involved participation of Naval ships, amphibious troops of the Army and different types of aircraft from the Air force.

INDIA HAS UNVEILED A NEW DRAFT ‘ARCTIC’ POLICY

India has unveiled a new draft ‘Arctic’ policy which will expand scientific research, mineral oil and gas exploration and sustainable tourism in the Arctic region.

India has designated Goa-based National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research to lead scientific research and act as a nodal body to coordinate among various scientific bodies to promote domestic scientific research capacities in the Arctic.

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INDIA HAS UNVEILED A NEW DRAFT ‘ARCTIC’ POLICY Context Recently, India has unveiled a new draft ‘Arctic’ policy which will expand scientific research, mineral oil and gas expl ...

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INDIAN NAVY CONDUCTS JOINT EXERCISE WITH ARMY AND AIR FORCE

INDIAN NAVY CONDUCTS JOINT EXERCISE WITH ARMY AND AIR FORCE Context A large-scale tri-service joint amphibious exercise AMPHEX – 21 was conducted in the Andaman & Nicobar group of islands f ...

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NATIONAL VOTER DAY IS CELEBRATED

NATIONAL VOTER DAY IS CELEBRATED Context National Voters' Day on January 25 every year. Details The theme for this year’s day :   ‘Making Our Voters Empowered, Vigilant, Safe ...

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SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE AAPDA PRABANDHAN PURASKAR ANNOUNCED

SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE AAPDA PRABANDHAN PURASKAR ANNOUNCED Context Government  announces Subhash Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2021 Details The award is announced every year on 23rd January, th ...

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TRIPURA AIMS TO PROMOTE RISA AS TRIPURA’S SIGNATURE GARMENT

TRIPURA AIMS TO PROMOTE RISA AS TRIPURA’S SIGNATURE GARMENT Context The State government of Tripura aims to promote risa nationally as Tripura’s signature garment. Details The risa is b ...

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TRADITIONAL ‘HALWA CEREMONY’ HELD AT FINANCE MINISTRY

TRADITIONAL ‘HALWA CEREMONY’ HELD AT FINANCE MINISTRY Context The traditional ‘halwa ceremony' marking the final stage of Budget 2021 process, was recently held. Details Ahead of ...

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