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  • 16 June, 2020

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Goliath grouper

Goliath grouper

It is an extremely rare fish species, recently discovered by a team of experienced divers and diving instructors near Vizag. It is recognised as a critically endangered species by the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature).

It is considered to be the keystone species of an ecosystem and is entirely protected from harvest in the U.S. It is usually found in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It is regionally abundant near Vishakapatnam in the Bay of Bengal region. It is found from inshore to about 100 m in reef, mangrove, seagrass, and estuarine habitats.

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Poshan Innovation Platform (PIP)

Aim - To improve the nutritional status of mothers and children under five years of age, at the last mile. Launched by - India Nutrition Collaborative in partnership with the office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India. India ranked 111 of the 125 in the Global Hunger Index 2023.

Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in Kerala

Kerala breaks the general assumption that educated women have fewer children than uneducated women. The Total Fertility Rate (TFR) among educated women is remarkably higher than that among the illiterate women. Kerala is the only State in the country with high Total Fertility Rate among educated women. The Total Fertility Rate (TFR

MAHARISHI - International Research Initiative

It is an initiative proposed by India to advance research in the field of millets and other ancient grains. The initiative's secretariat is based at the Indian Institute of Millets Research (IIMR) in Hyderabad. Technical Support - International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), 1 CGIAR Centres, and oth

75th Year of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human Rights 75 is an initiative to mark the 75th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Human Rights 75, an initiative whose  3 main goals focus on universality, progress and engagement under the leadership of UN Human Rights, together with its partners. UDHR – A global document that establishes th

Red Sprite

The European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut captures images of red sprite from ISS Cupola observatory. It is dubbed as red lightening which lasts merely a millisecond. It is a part of transient luminous event (TLE), a rare electrical discharge that can appear over thunder clouds. Unlike typical lightning bolts that de

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