|PT Pointer||Fukushima Radioactive Water to be Released in Seas||Disaster and Disaster management|
|WHO guidelines to control Transmission of Zoonotic Diseases||Governance|
|Indian Rhino Vision 2020||Biodiversity & Environment|
|Mandatory Gold Hallmarkings||Governance|
|Danube Sturgeon- Illegal Selling||Biodiversity & Environment|
|Important GS Topics||Jordan's 100th Anniversary as a Kingdom||International Relations|
Japan is planning to release about 1 million metric tons of radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant.
About Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant:
How is Fukushima Radioactive Water being treated?
Release of Fukushima Radioactive Water:
What are Zoonotic Diseases?
Key Guidelines issued by WHO:
Indian Rhino Vision 2020 (IRV 2020) ended with the release of two rhinos. An adult male and a female rhino were transported to Assam’s Manas National Park from Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary.
Indian Rhino Vision Plan 2020:
Achievements of Indian Rhino Vision Plan 2020:
Why was the Indian Rhino Vision plan launched?
The government said that it is fully prepared to implement the mandatory hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts from June 1, 2021.
What is Gold hallmarking?
Gold Hallmarking in India:
Key Features of Gold Hallmarking:
Benefits of Gold Hallmarking:
Note: India is the largest importer of gold. In volume terms, the country imports 700-800 tonnes of gold annually, draining the exchequer in terms of outflow of foreign reserves.
According to a report released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the illegal sale of Danube Sturgeon, one of the most endangered species in the world, is rampant in the lower Danube (River) region, especially in Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and Ukraine.
The Danube is the second longest river in Europe after the Volga. It rises in the Black Forest mountains of western Germany and flows for some 2,850 km to its mouth on the Black Sea.
Source: Down to Earth
PM recently congratulated King Abdullah II on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Kingdom of Jordan.
He emphasized the importance of the region and applauded Jordan as a powerful voice and a global symbol of moderation and inclusivity.
He appreciated Aqaba Process has contributed to promoting coordination on regional peace and security.
Recent Political Instability in Jordan
The royal household in Jordan has recently seen intense drama, with the King’s popular half-brother and former crown prince being placed under de facto house arrest.
Signs of a Coup
Jordan’s Importance in the Region
The asylum giver
Jordan’s Relation with Other Countries
Ties with Israel
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