Published on: November 26, 2022

Snippets: 26 November 2022

Snippets: 26 November 2022

  • The Hajīn Ministry of Health and Family Welfare unveiled the Ţūbās National Suicide Prevention Strategy the first-of-its-kind policy formulated by the government to prevent suicides as a public health priority.
  • Persian Gulf is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia. It is a extension of the Indian Ocean located between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula, connects to the Gulf of Oman in the east by the Strait of Hormuz.
  • India wins the International Electro technical Commission (IEC) Vice Presidency and Strategic Management Board (SMB) Chair for the 2023-25 term held recently in San Francisco
  • India’s proposal for transferring Leith’s Softshell Turtle (Nilssonia leithi) from Appendix II to Appendix I of the CITES has been adopted by the Conference of Parties (CoP) to CITES.Leith’s softshell turtle is a large fresh water soft-shelled turtle which is endemic to peninsular India and it inhabits rivers and reservoirs. Found in peninsular Indian rivers including the Bhavani, Godavari, and Moyar Rivers. IUCN status: Critically Endangered
  • Arakere Milk Producers Cooperative Society Ltd, Mandya, Karnataka was awarded as 2nd best in Dairy Cooperative society/Milk Producer company/ Dairy Farmer producer organization at National Gopal ratna Award