Airline Mapping Of Andaman And Nicobar Islands And Lakshadweep

Airline Mapping Of Andaman And Nicobar Islands And Lakshadweep: The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) is planning to conduct airline mapping of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep to get a better picture of the ocean floor. Lakshadweep Islands are located in the Arabian Sea. These are coral islands located off the […]

What Is Greater Tipraland?

Greater Tipraland: Tripura royal scion Pradyot Kishore Manikya has recently announced his new political demand of ‘Greater Tipraland’. He claims that this would serve the interest of tribals, non-tribals, Tripuri tribals staying outside Tripura, even those outside India in Bandarban, Chittagong, Khagrachari and other border adjacent areas in Bangladesh. Greater Tipraland’ is essentially an extension […]

35th Statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh And Mizoram

Arunachal Pradesh And Mizoram: The Prime Minister of India extended his wishes to the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their 35th Statehood Day. Mizoram became the 23rd state of India on the same day, with the 53rd Amendment of the Indian Constitution, 1986. Similarly, through the 55th amendment to the Indian Constitution in […]

Inauguration of Sagarika : The International Cruise Terminal In Kochi

Inauguration of Sagarika: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various projects in Kochi, Kerala. The inauguration of Sagarika, the International Cruise Terminal in Kochi will cater to over lakh cruise guests. It is the country’s first full-fledged international cruise terminal. He also inaugurated the Marine Engineering Training Institute of Cochin […]

Small Black Holes Discovered In Cluster NGC 6397

Small Black Holes Discovered In Cluster NGC 6397:   The astronomers have discovered a concentration of smaller black holes in the cluster NGC 6397. Small black holes were discovered instead of one massive black hole at the heart of the cluster. The Globular clusters are a dense stellar system that hosts the closely packed stars. […]

Vijayanagara : The 31st District Of Karnataka

Vijayanagara: The 31st District Of Karnataka: The Karnataka Government recently notified that, the Vijayanagara has become the 31st district of Karnataka officially. The district has its headquarter at Hosapete. Vijayanagara is located in the Hyderabad-Karnataka region. The district also is home to UNESCO World Heritage sites namely the Hampi and Virupaksha Temple. Vijayanagara district has […]

Kuruba Community : Inclusion In The Scheduled Tribe (ST) List.

Kuruba Community : A massive rally was organized by the Kuruba community to urge the state government of Karnataka to recommend the Centre inclusion of the community in the Scheduled Tribe (ST) list. From Independence, the community enjoyed the ST status. In 1977, Justice LG Havanur, who headed the backward class commission, moved the Kurubas […]

Guidelines For Floating Structures by Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways

Guidelines For Floating Structures: Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways have issued the guidelines for floating structures with a vision to set up world-class floating infrastructure all along the coastline in the upcoming projects. The guidelines set out technical aspects for implementation of Floating Jetties or Platforms for Marinas, Minor Harbors, Fishing Harbours or Fish […]

Fishing Cat Conservation Alliance: Worldwide Campaign

Fishing Cat Conservation Alliance: The Fishing Cat Conservation Alliance started a worldwide campaign to raise awareness for the conservation of fishing cats. The Fishing Cat Conservation Alliance is a team of conservationists, researchers, and enthusiasts working to achieve functioning floodplains and coastal ecosystems that ensure the survival of the fishing cat. Scientific Name: Prionailurus viverrinus. […]