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NEWS 05/04/18 - 10/04/18
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NEWS from 05/04/18 to 10/04/18

Lohit Kumar Yadav
IRSME. Graduated in Mechanical engineering. Secured AIR 1 in ESE 2017. Believes in Quality Education for all.

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Thank you so much Mam!!!
sir ye jo aap news between the dates ka video bana rhe the wo next video kab upload karenge?
After getting enough content for ese
sir one request please add white background in all ur slides.....it will be helpful and easy for printing the screenshots notes......
Will do for the upcoming courses
Sir, material science (Technical Part) aur material science (G.s part) dono subject ke Ques. Approx. Same hi rahta h kya.
Mechanical part is same. But in GS other materials like semiconductors etc needs to be covered
Thank you Sir for your efforts.
  1. NEWS 05/04/18 - 10/04/18 Lohit K. Yadav


  2. Blackbuck (The Indian Antelope) Where it is found in India: endemie species o Northwestern region o Coastal areas o In northern northeastern region Protected Areas (Imp) o o o Gir National park and velavadar wildlife sanctuary (Gujarat) National chambal Sanctuary (Bihar) Great Indian bustard sanctuary (Maharashtra) o Ranthambore National park and Tal ehapar sanctuary (Rajasthan) o IUCN Status o Vulnerable or near threatened


  3. Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 o Protected animals under the schedule I of the Wildlife Act since 1972 o Tiger, leopard, elephant, pythons etc fall in the same category PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) Bishnoi communitv: o Jambai or Guru Jambeshwar founded the Bishnoi sect o Ban on killing animals and the feeling of trees o Amrita Devi Bishnoi National award for wildlife conservation is instituted by the govt of India


  4. Govt bans import of harmone oxytocin Source: The Hindu To stop its use in the livestock industry Shorten life of milch animals To be rely on domestic production for requirements . The drugs abuse in animals short and their life and make them barren sooner . It is a hormone secreted by pituitary gland . Is used both for humans and animals to accelerate normal labour


  5. Central electricity authority: AP 50,328 MW of countries 148,701 MW identified hydropower potential project with generating capacity of 25 MW or more .


  6. Silent Valley National Park Estd in 1984 . Located in the Northeast corner of Palakkad district * Valley constitutes the centrepiece of the Nilgiri Biosphere reserve UNESCO world heritage site, declared in 2012


  7. Kingfisher species sighted in Krishna Sanctuary * Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary: Andhra . It is also an estuary Pradesh Consists pristine mangrove forest Holds significant populations of fishing Krishna river passes through it cats in the world


  8. 1. 2. 3. 4. White throated kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnesis) Pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) Black capped kingfisher (Halcyon pileate) Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)


  9. Australia Group l0 Keep a check on cnemical or biological weapons * Not legally binding but shared commitments * All states participating in the AG are also parties to Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) 19/January/2018 India formally became the 43rd member of the AG. China and Pakistan is not a member


  10. Huge investment in oil, gas sector in A Krishna Godavari Basin (KG Basin) - Petrochemical complex in Kakinada * Reserves of gas hydrates


  11. PM in Champaran, Bihar While launching the centenary celebration of the Mahatma's Champaran Satyagraha, the Prime Minister also rekindled the sanitation drive and reframed it as "From Satyagraha to Swachagraha". More than 20,000 satyagrahis will be carry the prime minister's message forward