Page-43 of Current Affairs - January, 2018

2 new ginger species discovered in northeast

Botanical Survey of India (BSI) scientists have discovered two new species of ginger named Hedychium chingmeianum and Caulokaempferia dinabandhuensis in easternmost districts of northeast India. Both the plants belong to the family of Zingiberaceae, to which the commonly found ginger (Zingiber officinale) belongs. Key Facts Hedychium chingmeianum: It was discovered in Tuensang district in Nagaland, ..

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Vidarbha wins 2017 Ranji Trophy tournament

Vidarbha cricket team won 2017 Ranji Trophy tournament. It is Vidarbha’s first Ranji Trophy title. In the final match held at Holkar stadium in Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Vidarbha thumped 9-wicket win over Delhi. After conceding 252-run first innings lead, Delhi was bowled out for 280 in their second innings, setting a target of merely 29 ..

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