The Archaeological Survey of India established in 1861 is a department of the Government of I ndia attached to the Ministry of Culture. ASI is responsible for archaeological studies and the preservation of archaeological heritage of the country in accordance with the various acts of the Indian Parliament
Antiseptic are antimicrobial substances that are applied to living tissue/skin to reduce the possibility of infection, sepsis, or putrefaction. Now phenyl being a phenol derivative possesses effective germicidal properties because phenol is germicidal in strong solution. Used in the form of a powder as an antiseptic baby powder, it has a pain ki l l i ng ef f ect as wel l . Exampl e: TCP (Trichlorophenol).
The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Ram Vilas Paswan has recently launched an 'Online Consumer Mediation Centre ( OCMC) ' i n associ ati on wi th the Bengaluru's National Law School of India Uni versity (NLSI U) to provide speedy redressal of consumer grievances in New Delhi. Initially, the OCMC deal with only cases related to e-commerce companies and will facilitate online and even physical medi ati on between consumers and companies. Apart from this, ministry has also launched 'Smart Consumer' mobile App and helpline no. '14404' for consumer related grievances and also launched Microsite based on the theme Digitally Safe Consumer Campaign to help consumers for being vigilant and not falling prey to cyber frauds. The basic purpose of the Centre is to encourage consumers and companies to go for pre-litigation and provide them with an option to settle disputes amicably
According to NHRC Act 1993, only a retired CJI can become chairman of NHRC, appoi nted by Presi dent on the recommendati on of a commi t tee comprising of PM, Speaker of Lok Sabha, Home Minister, Leader of Opposition of both Houses of Parl i ament and Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha.
Housed within the Carbon Finance Unit of the World Bank, the Bio Carbon Fund is a public-private sector initiative mobilizing financing to help for development of projects that conserve carbon in forest and agroecosystems. It was created in 2004
The Good Governance Day (GGD) is observed every year in India to mark the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bi hari Vaj payee. The day was established to honour Prime Minister Vajpayee by fostering awareness among the Indian peopl e of accountability in government. From December 25 th , 2016, the Good Governance campaign will be undertaken for 100 days during which Ministers and Members of Parliament (MoP) will travel across the country and attend programmes highlighting the government's key i ni ti ati ves. The ef f ort of the government is to improve delivery systems, to promote digital transformation and take forward the connectivity revolution in all sectors
Nitroglycerine (NG) also known as nitroglycerine, trinitroglycerin, trinitroglycerine, 1, 2, 3 - trinitroxypropane and glyceryl trinitrate is a heavy, colourless, oily, explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol. Alfred Nobel discovered that mixing nitroglycerin with diatomaceous earth would turn the liquid into a paste, called dynamite. An advantage of dynamite was that i t coul d be cyl i nder-shaped f or insertion into the drilling holes used for mining
Cotton is generally considered a rainfed crop. It is also grown in areas where assured irrigation is not available. Black soils can retain water which is very useful property for rainfed crops to grow. The texture of the soil is supportive for the growth of cotton. So black soils are more suitable for cotton to grow
Biotech Labs in Senior Secondary Schools (BliSS) is a scheme to encourage students t o consi der careers in biotechnology. This scheme envisages to establish labs in North-Eastern States viz. Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Sikkim and Manipur
The Part III of the Constitution of India gives a detailed description on a charter of rights called the fundamental Rights'. These fundamental rights guarantee civil freedom to all the citizens of India to allow them to live in peace and harmony. These are the basic rights that every Indian citizen has the right to enjoy, irrespective of their caste, creed and religion, place of bi rth, race, col or or gender. These f undament al ri ghts i ncl ude Ri ght to Equality, Right to Freedom, Right to Freedom of Religion, Cultural and Education Rights, Ri ght agai nst Expl oi t ati on, Ri ght to Constitutional Remedies, etc.