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Mukundra Tiger Reserve (TR),Rajasthan

●Mukundra Tiger Reserve (TR),Rajasthan•It was notified as a Tiger Reserve (2013) under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 and became the 3rd Tiger Reserve of Rajasthan in the form of the Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve. [Other Tiger Reserves in Rajasthan: Ranthambore and Sariska.]•The Mukundra TR constitutes 3 Wildlife Sanctuaries: Darrah, Jawahar Sagar and Chambhal[National Parks (NP) in Rajasthan: Desert NP, Keoladeo Ghana NP, Ranthambore NP, Sariska NP]

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World Air Quality Report 2019

●World Air Quality Report 2019 •The report was released by the pollution tracker IQAir and Greenpeace.•The Report highlights elevated air pollution levels as a result of climate change events, such as sandstorms, wildfires and pollution gains from the rapid urbanization of cities in regions such as Southeast Asia•Bangladesh emerged as the most polluted country for PM 2.5 exposure followed by Pakistan, Mongolia, Afghanistan and India.•21 of the 30 most polluted… Read More »World Air Quality Report 2019

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Vittala Temple in Hampi

●Vittala Temple in Hampi •The Vittala Temple is among the most-visited and the most photographed protected monuments at Hampi•Vijaya Vittala Temple is one of the important temples in Hampi.[ Its construction began during the time of Krishnadevaraya in 1513 CE]•Krishnadevaraya (ruled 1509-29) of the Tuluva dynasty was the most famous ruler of Vijayanagar•Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is about to install a wooden barricade around the stone chariot inside Vittala Temple complex… Read More »Vittala Temple in Hampi

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Now US is India’s top trading partner

●Now US is India’s top trading partner•According to the 2018-19 data from the Commerce Ministry, the United States has become India’s top trading partner surpassing China.•In 2018-19,the bilateral trade between the US and India stands at USD 87.95 billion as compared to USD 87.07 billion with China.【India has a trade surplus of USD 16.85 billion with the USA while it has a deficit of USD 53.56 billion with China.】◽Currently,the top… Read More »Now US is India’s top trading partner

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Dr Niti Kumar received SERB Women Excellence Award-2020

●Dr Niti Kumar received SERB Women Excellence Award-2020•Dr Niti Kumar, is a senior scientist from the CSIR- Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow•Niti Kumar’s research group is trying to understand the protein quality control machinery in human malaria parasite for exploration of alternative drug targets for malaria intervention•The award is given to women scientists below 40 years of age and who have received recognition from national academies such as Young… Read More »Dr Niti Kumar received SERB Women Excellence Award-2020

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