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Norway: First Country to Ban Deforestation

The first country in the world to prohibit deforestation is Norway. And for this Parliament of Norwegian had assured to make government�s public procurement policy deforestation-free. The Norwegian Government has taken this step based on official recommendations of Norwegian Parliament�s Standing Committee on Energy [...]

[Yearbook] FSSAI : Gutkha ban and Surrogate Advertizements

What is FSSAI? What was FSSAI created? Gutkha Issue: SC vs FSSAI Gutkha: Lack of Political will Issue of Surrogate Advertisement Food for thought by Ex-Health minister Anbumani Ramadoss Mock Q for UPSC GS Mains Paper 1 What is FSSAI? Food Safety and Standards [...]

Core Zone and Buffer Zone in Tiger Tourism area

[Environment] SC Ban on Tiger Tourism, Core and Buffer Areas, Project Tiger, NTCA Guidelines explained

What is core zones and Buffer Zone? What is Project Tiger? What is NTCA? Concept of Umbrella Species Timeline of Events Pro Arguments for Tiger Tourism Misleading information by Media Employment Tiger Tourism actually helps the tigers Ban on Tourism hurts the tigers [...]

Jallikattu Supreme court ban

[Festivals] JalliKattu Supreme Court Ban, Anayottam Race, Anavaal Pidi & other South Indian festivals

JalliKattu: Guidelines by SC + Government Anayottam race Anavaal pidi Ritual In this article, we shall see certain South Indian festivals. JalliKattu: Guidelines by SC + Government UPDATE: In May 2014, SC Banned Jallikattu altogether, this article was written before that happened. Q.What is Jaliikattu? List the [...]

Map Sahara Dust storm

[Treaties] Ozone Layer Protection, CFC Ban & Montreal Protocol

Ozone layer recovering thanks to Montreal IPCC 5th Assessment report Sahara Dust Storm in London Ozone layer recovering thanks to Montreal Ozone gas in stratosphere prevents 99.5% entry of UV radiation (255nm) on earth. Chlorofluorocarbons / freons: non-reactive, non-flammable, non-toxic. Used in Refrigerators, spray [...]

Fruit fly trapper pheromon

[Current] April-Week4-P2: Economy- WTO SPS Agreement EU Ban on Indian Mango, HDFC Bank Foreign Investment FII problem, SC guideline on Cheque bouncing, RBI’s Public Key infrastructure (PKI)

Prologue E1: [WTO SPS Agreement] EU Ban on Indian Mangoes Mango Ban: Timeline / Sequence of Events India’s stand on EU Mango Ban Anti-Arguments Preventive measures against Fruit Fly Sample question for Mains  E2: [Banking] HDFC Bank vs FIPB: Foreign investment Problem Foreign [...]