Himalaya Current Affairs, GK & News

September 9 : Himalaya Day

Himalaya Day is celebrated every year on 9 September with an aim to preserve the Himalayan ecosystem and region. Himalaya Day In 2015, September 9 was officially declared as Himalaya Day by the then Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. The Himalayas play an important role in saving and maintaining nature and protecting the country from adverse ..

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What is Karakoram Anomaly?

Recently, Researchers unravelled why some areas of glaciers in the Karakoram Range are going against the worldwide trend of glacial melt due to climate change. Highlights Even in Himalayas, glaciers are losing mass. Researchers linked this phenomenon to “resurgence of western disturbances (WDs)”. The phenomenon of Karakoram not losing glacier mass, is known as Karakoram ..

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Recent Study on Pollination of Moths

A study has revealed that moths are essential for pollination in northeast India’s Himalayan environment. The study established that 91 species of moths are pollinators of 21 different species of plants in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim in the north-eastern Himalayas. Overview: The results are significant as most pollination research focused on daytime pollinators such as ..

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September 9: Himalaya Day 2021

On September 9, 2021, National Mission for Clean Ganga organised Himalaya Diwas in collaboration with Naula Foundation, as a part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’. Theme of the day Himalayan Day 2021 was observed under the theme- ‘Contribution of Himalayas and our responsibilities’. Himalaya Diwas Himalaya Diwas/Day is celebrated every year in the state of ..

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GoI to boost Saffron and Heeng Production

Saffron and Heeng are the most precious and valuable spices in the world. The Institute of Himalyan Bioresource Technology has partnered with the Department of Agriculture, Himachal Pradesh will join hands to boost the production of Heeng and Saffron in India Need The annual demand of Saffron spice in India is 100 tonnes per year. ..

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Face of Disasters 2019 Report

The Face of Disasters 2019 report was released by the Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society (SEEDS). The report is aimed at bringing about a conversation on building a sustainable future, which is beyond response to disasters. Findings of the Report India is staring at extremes of too little and too much rainfall in 2019. ..

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