Indian Lion Current Affairs, GK & News
On June 10, 2020, PM Modi on Twitter announced about the increase in population of Asiatic Lions. Highlights The Asiatic Lion population has increased by 29%. It was 523 in 2015 and has increased to 674 in 2020. India has recorded 36% increase in distribution area of lions. It was 22,000 square kilo metres in ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The scientists from Council of Scientific & Industrial Research’s (CSIR)-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad, for the first time sequenced the entire genome of Asiatic lion. Key Highlights of Study The population of Asiatic lion, an endangered species is very low. At present only 523 animals are found in the Gir forests in ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: African Cheetah • Asiatic lions • CCMB • Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology • CITES • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species • Council of Scientific & Industrial Research • CSIR • Genome Sequencing • Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary • Gujarat • Indian Lion • IUCN Red List Status • Panthera Leo Persica • Royal Bengal tiger • Wildlife Protection Act 1972