How to Check Adulteration/Contamination

How to Check Adulteration/Contamination

Milk Detecting presence of water Put a drop of milk on polished slanting surface Pure milk either stays or flows slowly, leaving a white trail behind Milk adulterated with water will flow immediately without leaving a mark Detecting presence of detergent Take equal parts of milk and water. Shake thoroughly If adulterated, dense lather will form Pure milk will form a thin layer of foam Ghee/Butter/Oil Detecting mashed potato, sweet potato and other starches Take half teaspoon of ghee/butter, add…

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The Constitution of India – Preamble

The Constitution of India – Preamble

Preamble WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC and to secure to all its citizens: JUSTICE, social economic and political; LIBERTY of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship; EQUALITY of status and of opportunity; and to promote among them all FRATERNITY assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and integrity of the Nation; IN OUR CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY this twenty-six day of November, 1949, do HEREBY ADOPT, ENACT…

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Touching a woman inappropriately, Land you in Jail for 5 Years

Touching a woman inappropriately, Land you in Jail for 5 Years

Laws that are in place to make our workplaces safe for women. Vishaka guidelines, promulgated by the Supreme Court, were in place since 1997. This was superseded in December 2013, when the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, or POSH Act, was passed. The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013, was also passed and Section 354 was added to the Indian Penal Code (IPC). This defines sexual harassment and the penalties for the offence. Additionally,…

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Be a Responsible Tourist

Be a Responsible Tourist

Being a responsible Tourist is no rocket science, if one follows the following: Hotel or Homestay – be judicious with the use of electricity and water. During winters, wear more warm clothes instead of turning on the room heater. Turn off your computer, laptop and lights when not in use. Conserve energy by using your laptop’s ‘sleep mode’ on instead of wasting energy on a screensaver. Unplug unused electronic equipment – even your mobile phone. Buy organic food Use cloth…

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Decoding – The Flag Code

Decoding – The Flag Code

The Flag Code of India 2002, the rules Size of National Flag: National Flag should be rectangular in shape with ratio 3:2. There are a total of nine different sizes in mm. 6,300 x 4,200 3,600 x 2,400 2,700 x 1,800 1,800 x 1,200 1,350 x 900 900 x 600 450 x 300 225 x 150 150 x 100 Dignity and Honour of Flag: National flag should be distinctly placed A damaged flag should not be displayed When displayed on…

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