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Family Planning is a Human Right – World Population Day 2018

World Population Day is an awareness day established by the UN which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and the importance of population issues, including their relation to development and even the environment. The day was marked on the 11th of July, 1990 in over 90 countries. Every year, World Population Day follows a particular theme, concentrating on the various aspects of population issues. This year, on 11th July 2018, World Population Day will follow the theme – Family planning is a human right.   The Need for Family...

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A brief on IS 1:1968 ‘Specification for the national flag of India (cotton khadi ) (Second revision)’

The National Flag of India is a horizontal tricolour of deep saffron (kesaria) at the top, white in the middle and dark green at the bottom in equal proportion. The ratio of the length of the flag to its width is 3:2. In the centre of the white band is a navy-blue wheel which represents the chakra. The top saffron colour indicates the strength and courage of the country. The white middle band indicates peace and truth with Dharma Chakra. The green shows the fertility, growth and auspiciousness of the land. The design of the Ashoka Chakra is...

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BIS – Enhancing credibility and sustainability in Management System Certification

“As the National Standards body of India, it has been our endeavour to operate a credible and proficient Management Systems Certification (MSC). We believe that identifying essential elements of current best practices and adopting it, with an objective to deliver timely, efficient, and transparent value added service to their clients, througha technically sound and simplified process on a cost effective scale, is the best way for a futuristic, sustainablecredible certification system.  Capacity building coupled with effective and...

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