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‘Forest Man’ wins 128th Commonwealth Points of Light Award

Environmental activist Jadav Payeng, also called the ‘Forest Man’, was named as the winner of the 128th Commonwealth Points of Light Award. Payeng is a 57-year-old activist, who had transformed a treeless sandbar along the Brahmaputra river into a vast wildlife shelter. The award recognises people across the 53 Commonwealth nations for their exceptional contributions ..

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Red Panda Species are two separate species

On February 29, 2020, the Chinese Academy of Sciences have discovered that the red panda species are actually two separate species. Earlier, both the Himalayan red pandas and the Chinese red Pandas were together considered as red panda species. However, the DNA analysis says that they are two separate species. Habitats Chinese Red Panda are ..

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USD 88 Million Loan Agreement signed with World Bank

To Modernize passenger ferry sector in Assam, the Government of India along with the Government of Assam has signed a USD 88 million loan agreement with the international financial institution, World Bank on Thursday, 16th January 2020 under which the Assam Inland Water Transport Project (AIWTP) will improve the passenger ferry infrastructure in Assam, as ..

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Successful launch of Two BrahMos Missiles from Land and Air Platforms

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Indian Air Force (IAF) and the BrahMos Aerospace Limited have successfully conducted the tests for two BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles, one each from air and land platforms. The first missile launch test was conducted from a land-based mobile launcher, while the second one was carried out by the ..

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India, Bhutan, Nepal: Trans Border Conservation Park

A Memorandum of Understanding has been drafted by India, Nepal and Bhutan to create a trans-boundary wildlife conservation park. The park will include bio-diversity rich landscapes Significance Unlike other parks that are species oriented, this peace park will be landscape oriented. Such a kind already exists in Manas park region. However, only a part of ..

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