Lakhimpur Kheri district Current Affairs, GK & News

UP: Judicial Commission for Lakhimpur Kheri probe

Uttar Pradesh government has set up a one-member Commission for probing “the Lakhimpur Kheri incident” that took place recently in the state. Highlights In the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, eight people were killed. The Judicial Commission has been given two months’ time to probe the incident. Governor has appointed the judicial commission by exercising the powers conferred ..

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What is Issue Around Kalapani territory? 

Nepal government has objected to the inclusion of ‘Kalapani’ under the Indian Territory as per the newly released political map of India after the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir. Kalapani is a 35 square kilometre area. The Kali River in the Kalapani region demarcates the border between India and Nepal. Both India and Nepal claim ..

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UP starts census of Otters

For the first time, Uttar Pradesh has undertaken census of otters in its protected areas. The exercise that began in the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) will be completed by the end of March 2019. Otters are an important part of the forest ecosystem. A thriving population of otters means a healthy river ecosystem. These mammals, ..

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Red Coral Kukri slighted in Dudhwa tiger reserve

A rare Indian snake species – Red Coral Kukri- has recently sighted in the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) after a gap of 82 years. The reptile was first sighted in Dudhwa in 1936 and even its zoological name ‘oligodon Kheriensis’ finds its roots in its Kheri-specific location. According to experts, Red Coral Kukri is a ..

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Sashastra Seema Bal to patrol Dudhwa tiger reserve

Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) and Sashastra Seema Bal have joined hands to provide security to Dudhwa forests and its rich wildlife. It was part consensus reached among all security agencies including SSB, central and local intelligence officers, customs and excise officials, Special Tiger Protection Force and DTR’s field staff to discuss issues involving safety of ..

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