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1
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what is Paraquat

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It is herbicide(used to kill unwanted plants) that is recently banned by odisha govt as it is harmful to humans

2
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which international convention deals with Paraquat

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Rotterdam convention
It promotes shared responsibility in export and import of hazardous chemicals.
It also talk on PRIOR INFORMED CONSENT

3
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What is UN Hodeidah Mission

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It is a special political mission to support and implement the ceasefire agreement between houthi rebels and govt of yemen

It is headed by LT GENERAL ABHIJIT GUHA

4
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what is Tylophora balkrishnanii

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It is new plant species found in SHOLA forest of western ghats

5
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what is a shola forest

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Tropical montane(high altitude) forest in the valley region of 2 mountains.
On both sides it has rolling grasslands

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