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Sustainable Catchment Forest Management (SCATFORM) project: Recently Tripura has launched the Sustainable Catchment Forest Management (SCATFORM) project which is undertaken with the assistance of JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency). The SCATFORM project aims to address issues such as forest cover loss and forest degradation have been mainly caused by shifting cultivation, which increases soil Read More …

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Kurumba Painting Kurumbas are the tribe who live in the mid-ranges of the Nilgiris or “blue-mountains”. The Kurumba art is traditionally practiced by only either by the male members of the temple caretakers, or priest to the Kurumba village. The women of the family contribute to the decorations at home Read More …

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International Union of Pure Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) The International Union of Pure Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) is responsible for maintaining the periodic table. IUPAC is an international federation of National Adhering Organizations that represents chemists in individual countries. It is a member of the International Council for Science (ICSU). Headquarters of IUPAC is in Zürich, Switzerland. Read More …

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UNNATI– Unispace Nano-satellite Assembly & Training program Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Development  inaugurated Unispace Nanosatellite Assembly & Training program of ISRO recently. UNNATI is a capacity building program on Nanosatellite development. It is an initiative by ISRO to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first Read More …