10 August 2019
By Aspire IAS
The Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea has the highest number of ‘living’ indigenous languages in the world (840), while India stands fourth with 453.
The Lok Sabha passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019. to regulate the practice of surrogacy in India and allow only “ethical altruistic surrogacy”.
The US signalled a major change in its green card policy, by announcing an expansion in the meaning of the term “public charge”.
A study published by the Collaborative Clean Air Policy Centre states that the single greatest contributor to air pollution in India is the burning of solid fuels in households.
World Biofuel Day is observed every year on 10th August.