Thar Desert Current Affairs, GK & News

Evidence Found: A river ran through Thar desert 1,72,000 years back

The researchers from Anna University, IISER Kolkata and Max Planck Institute of Germany have found that the population of stone age lived in a different landscape in Thar desert. Highlights The researchers have found a lost river in the central Thar desert. The river had supported human population in the region over 172 thousand years ..

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Rajasthan government decides to organise employment camps for martyrs’ families

The Rajasthan government has decided to organise special employment camps in all district headquarters of the state to give government jobs to at least one person from the family of those who were martyred after 1947 but none of their kin was given a job. As per officials, there are more than 1,100 such martyrs ..

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India signs loan deal with World Bank for National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyaan)

India has signed a loan agreement of $200-million with the World Bank for the National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyaan) to achieve its goal of reducing stunting in children aged 0-6 years from 38.4% to 25% by 2022. The loan will support the first phase of scaling up of interventions in 315 districts across all states ..

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Ministry of Women and Child Development organises first-ever National workshop on Poshan Abhiyaan in New Delhi

The first-ever National workshop on Poshan Abhiyaan has started at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi on March 20, 2018 to implement the campaign in a fast track mode across the country. The Ministry of Women and Child Development is organising the day long workshop in which all states and union territories are participating. The ..

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