NEWS 05/04/18 - 10/04/18 Lohit K. Yadav
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
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
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
Central electricity authority: AP 50,328 MW of countries 148,701 MW identified hydropower potential project with generating capacity of 25 MW or more .
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
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
1. 2. 3. 4. White throated kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnesis) Pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) Black capped kingfisher (Halcyon pileate) Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
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
Huge investment in oil, gas sector in A Krishna Godavari Basin (KG Basin) - Petrochemical complex in Kakinada * Reserves of gas hydrates
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
Lohit Kumar Yadav
IRSME. Graduated in Mechanical engineering. Secured AIR 1 in ESE 2017. Believes in Quality Education for all.