India aims to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030 to achieve an additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent, said PM Narendra Modi at the UN “High-Level Dialogue on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought”.
Twitter will no longer be protected under Section 79 of the IT Act and its top executives will now be liable for all the content on its platform that is considered inflammatory or considered unlawful in nature.
The nominations for Zila panchayat chairperson will be filed on June 26, 2021, and the scrutiny of the candidates’ papers will be conducted on the same day. The last date for the withdrawal of the nomination is June 29.
COVID registration: Any individual over the age of 18 can walk into the nearest vaccination centre where the vaccinator will perform the on-site registration on CoWIN digital platform and will also provide vaccination in the same visit.
Two Delhi hospitals will start administering the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V by the end of this week. One hospital is Madhukar Rainbow Children's Hospital, which will start administering Sputnik V tentatively from June 20.
The Reserve Bank of India had warned earlier this month that high energy prices could boost inflation while cutting the growth forecast to 9.5% from 10.5% for the current fiscal year that began in April.
Currently, Tulu is not an official language in the country. Tulu speakers and supporters of the Tulu language are making efforts to get Tulu included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution. Read all you need to know.