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Taxonomically, snow leopards belong to the family of cats called Felideae. However, until few years ago, it was not kept in the genus of Big cats (Panthera) and was named Uncia uncia. In recent times, it has been seen as one of the Big Cats, but still there is one difference between the snow leopard ..

October 23: International Snow Leopard Day

Every year, the International Snow Leopard Day is celebrated on October 23. It is also called the World Snow Leopard Day. Snow Leopard is called Man’s Best Friend. The first International Snow Leopard Day was celebrated in 2014. Highlights The International Snow Leopard Day is celebrated to create awareness about conservation and preservation of Snow ..

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Indian Army builds memorial for personnel killed in Galwan Clash

The Indian Army has set up a memorial to honour twenty soldiers who lost their lives in Galwan Clash. The Galwan Clash was fought between Indian and Chinese Army in June 2020. Highlights The Indian and Chinese Army are engaged in a long stand off since 1962 war. The June 2020, a violent clash broke ..

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India’s first snow leopard conservation centre to be set up in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is going to develop India’s first Snow Leopard Conservation Centre in Uttarkashi forests. This centre will be developed by the Uttarakhand Forest Department along with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Objective The main objective of this park is conservation, restoration of Himalayan ecosystems and creating livelihood. It will be responsible for the conservation ..

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First national protocol to count India’s Snow Leopard population launched

On the occasion of International Snow Leopard Day, Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) launched the first national protocol to enumerate the population of this elusive and endangered species of snow leopard in India. The Day is celebrated on 23 October every year to protect and conserve snow leopards and preserve beautiful ..

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Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 24 OCTOBER 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 24 October 2019 for all competitive examinations of India. National Current Affairs Union Cabinet decides to confer ownership rights to 40 lakh residents of Delhi’s unauthorised colonies approves raising of 2 operational commands for the ITBP, which guards the LAC with China, at Chandigarh and Guwahati International Snow ..

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