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Europe’s Highest Volcano Mount Etna, in southern Italy erupted with burst into life, spews ash, fire, and spitting molten lava high into sky. Key Highlights This is 2019’s first eruption as the volcano on island of Sicily previously erupted in December 2018. The lava came from two eruptive fissures on northeastern and south-southeastern sides of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Topics: Aeolian Islands • Alps • Caucasus • Decade Volcano • Mount Etna • Mount Etna Eruption • Mount Stromboli • Mount Vesuvius • National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology • UNESCO World Heritage Site • Volcano Eruption
Italy’s Mount Etna volcano erupted on 24th December 2018 resulting in more than 130 earthquakes of up to 4.3 in magnitude. The volcanic lava and ash spewed from a new fracture near its south-eastern crater for the first time in a decade and was visible for miles. Etna’s eruptions are relatively frequent and there has ..
Two building clusters of Victorian Gothic and Art Deco architectural styles in Mumbai, Maharashtra were jointly inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage List. The decision was taken during 42nd session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee (WHC) in Manama, Bahrain. This recognition will push country’s financial capital high on global cultural map. Recognised Structures are This is ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2018
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
The recent census carried out in Kaziranga National Park, Assam has revealed that there was a marginal increase in the population of the one-horned rhinoceros here. As per census report, currently there are 2,413 rhinos in Kaziranga National Park registering a marginal increase of 12 rhinos compared to last census. Out of the rhinos spotted, 642 ..
Sydney Opera House is located in the city of Sydney in Australia. It was designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon . It is used as venue for performing multiple arts. In 2007 it was designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of interesting architectural feature of Opera house is that it would create a perfect ..