The Tungnath temple, located in the picturesque Rudraprayag district of Garhwal Himalayas, has recently caught the attention of researchers from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The ASI conducted a study on the temple and discovered that it is tilting. ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2023
Category: Places in News Current Affairs
The bar-headed geese were spotted at Rushikulya in Odisha’s Ganjam. About bar-headed goose The bar-headed goose (Anser indicus) is considered to be one of the world’s highest-flying birds. Native to Central Asia, this species is capable of flying through the ..
Three medicinal plant species in the Himalayas have been included in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. These are Meizotropis pellita (critically endangered), Fritilloria cirrhosa (vulnerable) and Dactylorhiza hatagirea (endangered). About Meizotropis pellita Meizotropis pellita is commonly known as ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Zoji La is the name of a high mountain pass that is located in the Himalayas in the Union Territory of Ladakh. It is located in the Dras and this pass connects the Dras and Suru valleys to its northeast, ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Clouded leopards were spotted in a community forest in Nagaland recently. This is the first time the big cat is seen in the region. It was spotted at an altitude of 3.7 kilometers along the Indo – Myanmar border. ..
The International Union for Conservation of Nature recently released a report called the “Nature in a Globalised World: Conflict and Conservation”. The report focuses on complex relationships between nature and armed conflict. The main objective of the report was to ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021