Aravalli Range Current Affairs, GK & News

Aravalli Biodiversity Park-India’s first OECM site

On World Wetlands Day, that is, on February 2, the Aravalli Biodiversity Park was announced as the first Other Effective Area – based Conservation Measures site, OECM site. What is OECM? The OECM tag is provided by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN. According to IUCN, the OECM sites are not protected but ..

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Aerial Seeding by Indian Navy Helicopters in Vishakhapatnam

On October 2, 2020, the Indian Navy along with Greater Vishakhapatnam Municipal Corporation had undertaken Aerial Seeding in Vishakhapatnam. The initiative is aimed to increase green cover in and around Vishakhapatnam. Highlights The event was flagged off by MPs of Rajya Sabha and Commanding-in-Chief of the East Naval Command (ENC) of Vishakhapatnam. Around 6.25 tonnes ..

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Supreme Court pulls up Haryana government on Construction in Aravalli Hills

On 1st of March 2019, the Supreme Court pulled up the Haryana government for passing amendments to an act which allows construction in the ecologically-sensitive Aravalli hills. A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta stated that the step will destroy the forest and it cannot be permitted. Terming the move as shocking, the ..

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Rima Hooja authors book “Maharana Pratap: The Invincible Warrior”

The book “Maharana Pratap: The Invincible Warrior” is authored by noted historian Rima Hooja, who describes in detail how Maharana Pratap managed to elude capture by the mighty Mughal army for so long and never bowed down to Akbar. This new book on Maharana Pratap examines the life of the great Rajput warrior and also ..

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