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Pollution Free Diwali

Pollution Free Diwali

Safety tips to make Diwali bright & joyful Celebrate Eco-friendly Diwali Burst crackers only between 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Light fire crackers in open spaces Children should be accompanied y parents/elders while lighting fire crackers. Keep water buckets/sand bags nearby Only wear cotton clothes. Use spectacles for safety of eyes. Keep infants away from fire crackers Remove inflammable materials and articles from rooftops Purchase fire-crackers only from licensed vendors. Avoid following to make Diwali joyful Use fire crackers with…

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Pet Dogs Bye Laws 2010

Pet Dogs Bye Laws 2010

The major duties and responsibilities of the General Public as per the Chandigarh Registration of Pet Dogs Bye Laws 2010 are as under: The registration of any pet dog attaining the age of four months, kept within the jurisdiction of Municipal Corporation Chandigarh is compulsory.  A family may keep up to a maximum of two dogs. Every owner of the pet dog has to keep the dog protected by getting it vaccinated against rabies from a Government Veterinary Practitioner or…

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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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