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12 September 2019 Current Events A Standoff Occured Between India-China Due to LOC

On Wednesday morning, when Indian soldiers were keeping a vigil on the northern bank of Pangong lake, few Chinese soldiers stopped Indian soldiers and a "standoff" bursted out between the two sides. In the late evening, higher authorities had to intervene and with the "delegation-talk", the matter was resolved. Further, an army official from India's side clarified the reason behind the standoff is due to "differing perceptions of LOC (Line of Control)".

Maps of The Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh (Proposed)

 


A Six-Week Campaign to Reduce Plastic Use from Delhi

On September 11, Delhi Government has initiated a six week campaign to reduce the single-use plastic waste. To create a mass awareness of this campaign, an advisory notice has been sent to district magistrates, education, health, industries and other departments to arrange street plays, quiz competitions, cycle rallies etc.  The campaign has started from September 11 and will last till October 27. From September 11 to October 1, plastic will be collected and transported to the recycling centres. Two toll-free numbers has been set up by EDMC for Mass awareness identification of plastic. And from October 3 to 27, the collected plastic waste will be recycled to ensure a plastic-free Diwali.


A Standoff Occured Between India-China Due to LOC

On Wednesday morning, when Indian soldiers were keeping a vigil on the northern bank of Pangong lake, few Chinese soldiers stopped Indian soldiers and a "standoff" bursted out between the two sides. In the late evening, higher authorities had to intervene and with the "delegation-talk", the matter was resolved. Further, an army official from India's side clarified the reason behind the standoff is due to "differing perceptions of LOC (Line of Control)".

 

A Six-Week Campaign to Reduce Plastic Use from Delhi

On September 11, Delhi Government has initiated a six week campaign to reduce the single-use plastic waste. To create a mass awareness of this campaign, an advisory notice has been sent to district magistrates, education, health, industries and other departments to arrange street plays, quiz competitions, cycle rallies etc.  The campaign has started from September 11 and will last till October 27. From September 11 to October 1, plastic will be collected and transported to the recycling centres. Two toll-free numbers has been set up by EDMC for Mass awareness identification of plastic. And from October 3 to 27, the collected plastic waste will be recycled to ensure a plastic-free Diwali.




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