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‘Nanjarayan Tank’ – Tamil Nadu’s New Bird Sanctuary

The Nanjarayan Tank is recently declared the 17th bird sanctuary of Tamil Nadu. Where is Nanjarayan Tank located and who built it? Nanjarayan Tank is located on the outskirts of Tirupur city around 60 kilometers from Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. It was built by King Nanjarayan as a source for irrigation. It is also known as ..

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Kaliveli Wetlands- First Declaration for converting it into Bird Sanctuary

Recently, the Villupuram district administration in Tamil Nadu has issued the first declaration under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. The declaration was issued in a bid to declare Kaliveli wetlands as a bird sanctuary. Key Facts This decision is highly appreciated by the Forest Department officials and conservationists since it will boost their efforts to ..

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Maharashtra Government Sets Up Committee for Tourism in Forest Reserves of the State

The Maharashtra government is to set up a committee to suggest measures to increase the number of visitors to the state’s forest reserves areas. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Aaditya Thackeray, the state’s Tourism Minister on Saturday, 18th January 2020. During the meeting, it was decided that the to strengthen the ..

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