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Thursday, July 25, 2019


International Whaling Commission (IWC).
  •  set up  to the provide for the proper conservation of whale stocks and make possible the orderly development of the whaling industry
  • Convention signed in Washington, D.C., United States, on December 2, 1946.
  • 1994, it created the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary surrounding the continent of Antarctica
  • Only two such sanctuaries have been designated by IWC till date. other,Indian Ocean Whale Sanctuary by the tiny island nation of the Seychelles.
Inner Line Permit (ILP)
  • official travel document required by Indian citizens residing outside certain “protected” states while entering them.
  • Inner Line Permit is operational in Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Nagaland
 New Space India Limited (NSIL)
  • Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) new commercial arm ,officially inaugurated in Bengaluru

 Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS)
  • commitment to remove conflict diamonds from the global supply chain,
  • participants actively prevent 99.8% of the worldwide trade.

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