UNESCO World Heritage Site Current Affairs, GK & News

UNESCO World Heritage Site  Current Affairs, GK & News

Vistadome Coach

The Minister of Railways Shri Piyush Goyal recently announced that Indian Railways has successfully completed the trial run of new Vistadome tourist coaches. These coaches were manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai. About Vistadome Tourist Coaches Currently there are 13 Vistadome coaches operating in in India. They are operating in in Araku Valley, ..

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What is San Isidro Movement?

San Isidro Movement (MSI) is the ongoing protest against the authoritarian regime in Cuba. Cuba, a Caribbean country, has been under the communist regime for more than 60 years. The San Isidro Movement started in 2018 in response to the state’s censorship of artistic works via the Decree 349. The decree enables the culture ministry ..

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UNESCO World Heritage Site in Peru: Giant Cat Drawing found

The Peruvian archaeologists have uncovered a 37 metre long cat on the famous Nazca lines of Peru. It is a world known UNESCO Heritage site. Key highlights The Nazca lines consists of hundreds of gigantic geoglyph that date back more than 2000 years. The newly discovered cat Geoglyph is older than the ones discovered earlier. ..

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What is Kamchatka Disaster?

The surfers of Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia recently complained of burning eyes, fever, throat ache and fear of losing sight. In hours after these complaints, millions of sea animals began to die in large numbers. Their bodies started to litter the beach in the region. These include seals, octopuses, sea urchins, crabs, stars and fish. ..

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Gairsain declared Summer Capital of Uttarakhand

On June 8, 2020, the Uttarakhand Governor Baby Rani Maurya assented to declare Gairsain as new summer capital. The Gairsain is also called Bhararisen. Highlights Gairsain is to have an e-vidhan Sabha. This was announced on World Environment Day. The Legislative Assembly of the state is located at Dehradun, the winter capital city. The activists ..

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