The Draft NYP 2012 proposes to change the target age group from the existing 13-35 years to 16-30 years. This change is proposed mainly to realign the definition of Youth with the prevailing international definitions. The definition of Youth as per UN is 15-24 years and as per Commonwealth, it is 15- 29 years.
The list of “World Heritage sites” declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (hereinafter ‘UNESCO’). The UNESCO is a specialized agency of the United Nations and inter alia its objective is to encourage the identification, protection, and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. In pursuance of the same, the UNESCO Conference adopted the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage in 1972, emphasizing the obligation of State parties to take necessary measures for the conservation and protection of world heritage properties.
Veer Savarkar`s daring defience of the British Government has its own important place in the annul of our freedom movement. I [Indira Gandhi] wish success to the plans to celebrate the birth centenary of the remarkable son of India
Native Indian rulers were sovereign and they parted their sovereignty by accession and integration :SC
The native Indian rulers were undoubtedly sovereign in the territories under their jurisdiction and they parted with their sovereignty in stages, firstly on accession, then on integration and finally by what has […]
The difference between official language, national language and mother tongue-Raj Bhasha, Rashtra Bhasha and Matri Bhasha.
The Constitution of India is careful not to identify a particular language as a national language. But, the Constitution of India does speak of an official language (raj bhasha).
India is an ancient land. Like its various rivers, different races, which have come from different directions and from different areas, have converged in this land. This land is not the only […]
Supreme Court observed[dated 22.01.2008 passed in B.A. No.5255 of 2007[G. Surya Muthu v. State of Kerala] that the National holidays are days not merely to sit at home idle, rather these days […]
Supreme Court in the case of Union of India v. Navin Jindal & Another [(2004) 2 SCC 510], wherein it has, inter alia, been held that the Flag Code which, inter alia, […]