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Eruption in Mount Sinabung Volcano

Eruption in Mount Sinabung Volcano Eruption in Mount Sinabung volcano Recently an active volcano ‘Mount Sinabung’ in the Indonesia region has erupted. Before this ‘Mount Sinabung’ erupted in the year The 2010 eruption at Mount Sinabung occurred after nearly 400 years of inactivity. This volcano is located in the Karo district of North Sumatra state. …

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Rare White-bellied Heron Sighting in Anjaw District of Arunachal Pradesh

Rare White-bellied Heron Sighting in Anjaw District of Arunachal Pradesh Rare White-bellied Heron sighting in Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh Recently, White-bellied Heron bird has been seen in areas of the height of about 1200 meters in Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh. It is known that this rare bird named White-bellied heron is not normally …

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Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary

Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary Recently, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has declared an area of ​​32sq km around the Thane Creek Flamingo Sanctuary as Eco Sensitive Zone. Eco-sensitive areas reduce the pressure of development around protected areas, national parks or wildlife sanctuaries and act as a buffer zone …

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Hoolock gibbon species extinct from India

Hoolock gibbon species extinct from India Hoolock gibbon species extinct from India According to recent information, Hoolock gibbon apes have become a very rare animal in India. It is the second largest gibbon after Siamang. India was initially believed to be home to two species of Gibbon, namely the Eastern Hoolock Gibbon and the Western …

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Asiatic lions test positive in COVID-19

Asiatic lions test positive in COVID-19 Asiatic lions test positive in COVID-19 Recently, 8 Asiatic lions in Nehru zoological park in Hyderabad have been found to be infected with Covid-19 infection, this is the first time the virus has been detected in animals in India. Asiatic Lions) Asiatic lions are native to India. They are …

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Global Forest Goals Report – 2021

Global Forest Goals Report – 2021 Global Forest Goals Report – 2021 Recently, the ‘Global Forest Goals Report-2021’ has been released. It has been issued by the United Nations Organization (UNO). In fact, the ‘Global Forest Goals Report -2021’ has been produced by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations (UNO). …

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Tonnes of dead fish wash up on shore of polluted lake in Lebanon

Tonnes of dead fish wash up on shore of polluted lake in Lebanon Tonnes of dead fish wash up on shore of polluted lake in Lebanon Recently, about 40 tons of fish were suddenly found dead in the river Litani of Lebanon. It may be noted that the Litani River is the longest river in …

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First installment of ‘State Disaster Relief Fund’ released

First installment of ‘State Disaster Relief Fund’ released First installment of ‘State Disaster Relief Fund’ released Recently, the central government has released 50% of the total amount from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) to the states for prevention measures of corona, in the midst of growing crisis of corona epidemic in the country. It …

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Earthquake event in Assam

Earthquake event in Assam Earthquake event in Assam Recently, several northeastern states, including the state of Assam, have witnessed an earthquake of magnitude 4 Richter scale. Earthquake tremors have been felt from Arunachal Pradesh to the northern part of West Bengal and Bihar. The ‘Kopili Fault Zone’ which is located close to the Himalayan frontal …

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Net Zero Producers’ Forum

Net Zero Producers’ Forum Net Zero Producers’ Forum Recently, to achieve the goals of carbon neutrality, various countries have created ‘Net Zero Producers’ Forum’ based on mutual cooperation. In addition to the countries of America, Canada, Qatar and Norway, recently Saudi Arabia has also joined this ‘Cooperative Forum’. The objective of this platform is to …

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Foundation Stone of Integrated Solar Dryer and Pyrolysis Pilot Plant

Foundation Stone of Integrated Solar Dryer and Pyrolysis Pilot Plant Foundation Stone of Integrated Solar Dryer and Pyrolysis Pilot Plant Recently, the foundation stone of Integrated Solar Dryer and Pyrolysis pilot plant has been laid in Chennai. This is a part of the pilot plant ‘Pyrasol’ (Indo-German project), which has been set up for bio-treatment …

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Comment on Election Commission on violation of COVID-19 guidelines of Madras High Court

Comment on Election Commission on violation of COVID-19 guidelines of Madras High Court Comment on Election Commission on violation of COVID-19 guidelines of Madras High Court Recently, the Madras High Court, while hearing a case, remarked that the Election Commission had failed to implement the guidelines issued for the COVID-19 With reference to the same …

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Submarine ‘KRI Nangla’ submerged in the sea

Submarine ‘KRI Nangla’ submerged in the sea Submarine ‘KRI Nangla’ submerged in the sea Recently, the Indonesian Navy’s submarine ‘KRI Nangla’ sank near Bali (Indonesia) along with 53 of its crew members in the deep sea. The Indonesian Navy reported that the Indonesian submarine went missing on April 21, 2021 while conducting a torpedo drill. …

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Priyanka Mohite became the first Indian female climber to scale Mount Annapurna

Priyanka Mohite became the first Indian female climber to scale Mount Annapurna Priyanka Mohite became the first Indian female climber to scale Mount Annapurna Recently, PriyankaMohite of Satara in western Maharashtra has set a new record by climbing the world’s tenth highest mountain peak ‘Mount Annapurna’. She became the first Indian woman climber to achieve …

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‘Blue Nature Alliance’ for Conservation of Oceans

‘Blue Nature Alliance’ for Conservation of Oceans ‘Blue Nature Alliance’ for Conservation of Oceans A new global maritime initiative called ‘Blue Nature Alliance’ has been launched to ensure conservation of important aquatic areas and oceans in the coming five years. The “Blue Nature Alliance” initiative has been launched in collaboration with various philanthropic organizations, national …

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Snow leopard went viral on internet

Snow leopard went viral on internet Snow leopard went viral on internet Recently, a few days before World Earth Day, the picture of snow leopard was going viral on the internet. Key facts in relation to snow leopard The scientific name of snow leopard is Pantherauncia. Its basic habitats are the mountainous regions of Central …

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World Heritage Day (18th April)

World Heritage Day (18th April) World Heritage Day (18th April) United Nations marks April 18 as the International Day for Monuments and Sites, in many countries also celebrated as World Heritage Day.The main purpose of celebrating this day is to bring awareness among the people for the preservation of cultural and historical sites and heritage …

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“Ecocide” an offence

“Ecocide” an offence “Ecocide” an offence Recently the National Assembly of France has approved a bill to include “Ecocide” in the category of crime. The Bill has been approved following a recommendation of the ‘Citizens Convention for Climate’ Committee. It should be noted that this Environment Committee was formed in the year 2020 by the …

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The National Climate Vulnerability Assessment Report released

The National Climate Vulnerability Assessment Report released The National Climate Vulnerability Assessment Report released Recently, the Ministry of Science and Technology has released the National Climate Vulnerability Assessment Report, under the Climate Change Program (CCP) of the Department of Science and Technology. Through the National Climate Vulnerability Assessment Report, such states have been identified which …

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Hydrogen Round Table Conference

Hydrogen Round Table Conference Hydrogen Round Table Conference Recently, the Hydrogen Round Table Conference was organized by The Energy Forum (TEF) and the Federation of Indian Petroleum Industries (FIPI), under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. It aims to explore emerging hydrogen ecology and opportunities for cooperation and alliances. Key Points: This Hydrogen Roundtable …

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Odisha government released final data on Dolphin-count

Odisha government released final data on Dolphin-count Odisha government released final data on Dolphin-count The Chilika Development Authority and the State Wildlife Corps recently conducted an annual dolphin census in Chilika Lake. According to the report of this census, the total  number of Irrawaddy dolphin in the lake in 2021 has increased from 146 to …

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Many endemic species can go extinct if greenhouse emissions go unchecked

Many endemic species can go extinct if greenhouse emissions go unchecked Many endemic species can go extinct if greenhouse emissions go unchecked Recently, a new study published in the Journal of Biological Conservation states that, if the emission of greenhouse gases continues to increase steadily, many animals and plants may be at risk of extinction. …

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Eruptions in the La Soufrière Volcano, located on the eastern Caribbean island

Eruptions in the La Soufrière Volcano, located on the eastern Caribbean island Eruptions in the La Soufrière Volcano, located on the eastern Caribbean island Recently, on the eastern Caribbean island, La SoufrièreVolcano has erupted. It may be noted that La Soufrière volcano was a dormant volcano since This volcano has erupted five times since the …

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New species of bird discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

New species of bird discovered in Arunachal Pradesh New species of bird discovered in Arunachal Pradesh Recently this new bird species was discovered in the high altitude coniferous forests of Arunachal Pradesh. This bird species has been discovered by a team of scientists from Bombay Natural History Society. This bird is named as ‘The three-banded …

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