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Standardizing the tricolour that symbolizes the world’s largest democracy

As history goes, it was Gandhi who first proposed the flag to the Indian National Congress in 1921 which was designed by Pingali Venkayya. In the center was a traditional spinning wheel, symbolizing Gandhi’s goal of making Indians self-reliant by fabricating their own clothing. The present national flag of India which symbolizes the world’s largest democracy is based on the aforementioned ‘swaraj’ flag and was adopted on 22nd July 1947. The flag is a horizontal tricolour of deep saffron (Kesaria) at the...

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BIS making the roads user friendly

INTRODUCTION In today’s connected world, transportation has become an integral part of each of our lives.  As the existing transport system is incapable of handling the ever-increasing congestion and the challenges posed on a daily basis, efforts towards minimizing the congestion and fostering faster and cheaper alternatives are underway. Amidst the rapid development of rural and urban transport networks in India, one aspect that has often been neglected is Road Traffic Safety. India is currently the 4th largest passenger vehicle market...

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