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Marine Pollution

What is Marine Pollution? Marine pollution is a combination of chemicals and trash, most of which comes from land sources and is washed or blown into the ocean. This pollution results in damage to the environment, to the health of all organisms, and to economic structures worldwide. Marine pollution is a part of Water pollution. Click here to read Water pollution topic. Sources of Marine Pollution: Land Based Activities: Dumping of hazardous waste, heavy discharges from indus

NCLT, ITAT get new members

Click here to read about Insolvency and Bankruptcy Act and National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) vs NCLAT. The government has appointed 31 people as judicial, technical and accountant members at the NCLT and the ITAT, amid the Supreme Court flagging concerns about vacancies in various tribunals. Click here to read about the Administrative tribunals in India. The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) deals with matters mainly related to companies law and the insolvency law, while th

Major overhaul in the B.Sc Nursing Syllabus

The B.Sc. nursing programme in the country has undergone its first major overhaul after 1947, making it a competency-based curriculum. To be implemented from January 2022, the revised curriculum has been standardised, updated and aimed at bringing in uniformity in nursing education across India. Medical ethics has been introduced for the first time. The new system now adopts a credit-based semester pattern with more emphasis on acquiring competency in each area of study. Also, forensic

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