18 Apr, 2021
51 Min Read
|GS-III||National Climate Vulnerability Assessment Report||Biodiversity & Environment|
|PT Pointer||Great Indian Bustard poaching||Biodiversity & Environment|
|Buddhist Remains found in Jharkhand||Art and Culture|
|Eatsmart Cities Challenge and Transport 4 All Challenge by Govt||Governance|
|India on US’s Currency Watch list||International Relations|
|Important GS Topics||Sun's Atmosphere, ARIES Facility and Aditya-L1||Physical Geography|
Significance of the report
Great Indian Bustard and Conservation Efforts
Reason for decline:
What is the news?
Recent News: Great Indian Bustard poaching
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Earlier this year, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) discovered Buddhist Remains from Hazaribagh on the eastern side of Jharkhand’s Sitagarha hills.
What did the Archaeological Survey of India(ASI) discover?
ASI discovered the remains of a Buddhist monastery along with some Shaivite remains which include:
Earlier Discoveries at this Site:
Significance of these discoveries:
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has recently launched the EatSmart Cities Challenge and Transport 4 All Challenge.
About EatSmart Cities Challenge:
About Transport 4 All (T4All) Challenge:
The US treasury places India along with 10 other countries on its currency watch list.
What is Currency Manipulator:
Criteria: the US places a country on Currency Watch List if it is meeting any two of the below three criteria. This includes:
Impact: The designation of a country as a currency manipulator does not immediately attract any penalties. However, it lowers the confidence in a country in the global financial markets.
Why was India included in the Currency watch list?
Mystery of Sun’s Atmosphere solved
What is Aditya-L1?
Studying lower corona
Significance of ARIES Facility
Impact of CoVID on Women and Adolescent girls The study is titled ‘COVID In Her Voice: A Girl-led and Centred Participatory Research Study It was conducted by girls aged 13-24 from Ahmedabad, Alwar, Bareilly, Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune within their communities. The study was sup
IMD Forecasts for Monsoon 2021 About India Meteorological Department India Meteorological Department was established in 1875. It is the National Meteorological Service of the country and the principal government agency in all matters relating to meteorology, seismology and allied subjects.
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The US imposed sanctions on Russia The United States announced sanctions against Russia on Thursday and the expulsion of 10 diplomats in retaliation for what Washington says is the Kremlin’s U.S. election interference, a massive cyberattack and other hostile activity. President Joe Bid
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