Page-7 of Himalayas Current Affairs, GK & News

V K Saraswat leads Indian delegation at International conference on climate change in Nepal

The International conference on climate change has inaugurated by Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari to draw attention towards the adverse effects of global warming in the Hindu Kush mountain range. The conference ‘Resilient Hindu Kush Himalaya: Developing Solutions towards a Sustainable Future for Asia’ is organized by Nepal’s Ministry for Environment in collaboration with International ..

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349 new species of flora and fauna discovered in the past one year in India

Scientists and taxonomists in India have discovered 349 new species of flora and fauna in the past one year. Of these discovered flora and fauna 173 species are genera of plants and 176 species of animals. The list of new discovered species was published by the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) and the Zoological Survey ..

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5th International “Sagarmatha Day” (Mount Everst Day) celebrated in Nepal

5th International Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) Day celebrated in Nepal. Objective: To mark the first successful climb to the world’s highest peak Mount Everest. The day is celebrated every year to propagate the message of Nepal across the world not only as a heart of mountaineering but also a centre of adventure activities. Mount Everest is ..

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Sustainable Mountain Development Summit kicks off in Gangtok

2nd Sustainable Mountain Development Summit begins in Gangtok in Sikkim. ‘Sikkim Declaration’ that will highlight key concerns of the Himalayan region will conclude the summit. Following the Summit, The Global Legislators Organization for Balanced Environment may open its State Branch in Sikkim Organizers: Ecotourism and Conservation Society of Sikkim & the Central Himalayan Environment Association, ..

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Agroclimatic Regions in India

For resource development, the country has been broadly divided into fifteen agricultural regions based on agroclimatic features, particularly soil type, climate including temperature and rainfall and its variation and water resources availability as under: Western Himalayan division Eastern Himalayan division Lower Gangetic plain region Middle Gangetic plain region Upper Gangetic plain region Trans-Gangetic plain region ..

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