Animals & Birds in News (2019-20): All in One Place

Animals & Birds in News (2019) JANUARY – 2019 01. Olive Ridley Turtle —  Other name: Pacific Ridley Sea Turtle— IUCN Classification: Vulnerable—  Olive Ridley Turtles are migratory turtle species that come to India for nesting during winter the season. They are known for their synchronised nesting in mass numbers known as Arribadas.—  Habitat —Warm…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Basic Details COVID-19: Corona Virus Disease 2019 (named by WHO)Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses with some causing less severe common cold to more severe diseases.Many coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are transmitted from animals to humans.The COVID-19 was first identified in 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei, China.It is an…

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National Green Tribunal

NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL Establishing the tribunalEstablished in October, 2010 under the National Green Tribunal Act 2010.Established for effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to –Environmental protectionConservation of forests and Other natural resources including enforcement of any legal right relating to environment andGiving relief and compensation for damages to persons and property and for matters connected therewith…

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BIMSTEC grouping

Current Affairs: BIMSTEC Grouping

The significance of BIMSTEC grouping in the wake of changing nature of geo-strategic polity and power conflicts in South Asian region writes S.M.Umair  Majority of the BIMSTEC countries are situated in the South Asian Region, prone to natural disasters such as floods, cyclones, earthquakes, avalanches and droughts. These countries namely Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri…

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