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A thumbs down for the ‘Adopt a Heritage’ Scheme : Daily Current Affairs

Date: 02/03/2023

Relevance: GS-1/GS-2: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation.

Key Phrases: Monument Mitras, Adopt a Heritage scheme, Occupying prime public land, Undermining historical character, Development, and Research Organisation for Nature, Arts, and Heritage (DRONAH) Foundation.

Info-paedia : BORTHEKERA

Why in News?

  • In recent studies, the medicinal plant commonly called Borthekera in Assamese was found to have cardioprotective potential.


  • Garcinia pedunculata, commonly called ‘Borthekera’ is a medicinal plant found in Assam.
  • The tree is endemic to the south-eastern regions of Asia such as parts of Myanmar & north-eastern parts of India. It is traditionally


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