Gujarat’s Disturbed Areas Act,1991

●Gujarat’s Disturbed Areas Act,1991•The DA Act was first introduced in Ahmedabad in 1986 to check the large scale distress sale of properties mainly by people of a particular community due to continuous riots in Ahmedabad.[The then Gujarat Chief Minister brought in an ordinance which was later converted into the DA Act in 1991.]•The Act is currently in force in parts of Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Bharuch, Kapadvanj, Anand and Godhra towns.•Now,… Read More »Gujarat’s Disturbed Areas Act,1991

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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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Daily current affairs 25 February 2020

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 »Daily current affairs 25 February 2020

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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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