Protected areas Current Affairs, GK & News
Ladakh Administration has removed the need of an Inner Line Permit (ILP) for all Indian nationals who seeks to visit protected areas of union territory. Highlights Ladakh administration issued notification regarding the Inner Line Permit on August 6, 2021. According to notification, requirement of an Inner Line Permit for Indian nationals, including domestic tourists and ..
Category: States Current Affairs
The Blue Nature Alliance is a global partnership of five core partners and few other Non-Profit Organisations. The core partners are Conservation International, The Global Environment Facility, the Pew Charitable Trusts, Minderoo Foundation and Rob and Melani Walton Foundation. The Blue Alliance was launched on April 20, 2021. Objective The alliance aims to protect 5% ..
The United States recently stopped its 12 million USD funding to World Wildlife Fund, Wildlife Conservation Society and other conservation NGOs. Why the stoppage? According to the United States Government, the international organizations have been abusing the local people, torturing them to leave their lands. These abuses and illegal actions were hidden by the NGOs ..
China is now claiming the Sakteng wildlife sanctuary in Eastern Bhutan to be part of its territory. What is the issue? The boundary between China and Bhutan has never been demarcated. For a long time, the countries have disputes over central, eastern and western sectors. China has recently been attempting to stop the funding for ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
On May 15, 2020, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank approves a loan of 145 million USD to improve irrigation facilities and flood management West Bengal Highlights The project is to focus on the Damodar Valley of West Bengal. It will benefit more than 2.7 million farmers spread across five districts of West Bengal. The total ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Topics: Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) • chhota nagpur plateau • Flood Management • India-AIIB • india-world bank • International Development Association • Irrigation • Protected areas • Tiger Reserves • World Bank