A new study has shed light on how the Maya fortified their maize through a chemical process known as ‘nixtamalisation,’ as well as created indoor toilets in pits cut into the limestone bedrock of Mesoamerica’s Yucatan peninsula.
The 38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol (IND-INDO CORPAT) is taking place in the Andaman Sea and the Malacca Straits.
In cases such as Bachan Singh vs State of Punjab (1980), Vishaka vs State of Rajasthan (1997), and most recently in Puttaswamy vs Union of India (2017), the Supreme Court established the principle that the fundamental rights guaranteed by the Constitution must be read and interpreted in a way that enhances their conformity with international human rights law.
The Centre recently announced that more than half of rural households now have access to running water.
It was launched in 2019 with the goal of providing 55 litres of water per person per day to every rural household via Functional Household Tap Connections (FHTC) by 2024.
JJM hopes to establish a jan andolan for water, making it a priority for everyone.
It is overseen by the Jal Shakti Ministry.
The mission’s goals are to ensure the functionality of current water supply infrastructure and water connections, water quality monitoring and testing, and sustainable agriculture.
The Centre and states split funds 90:10 for Himalayan and North-Eastern states, 50:50 for other states, and 100 percent for Union Territories.