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The Sikkim government has declared 'Copper Mahseer' (Neolissochilus hexagonolepis) locally named 'Katley' as the ‘State Fish’.
- In Sikkim, 'Copper Mahseer' is found in varied altitudes covering entire state predominantly confined in Teesta and Rangit rivers and their tributaries.
Eminent litterateur, social worker and former editor of Odia daily ‘The Samaja’ Manorama Mohapatra has passed away on 18 September 2021.
- She was former editor of Odia daily 'The Samaja'.
- Mohapatra has more than 40 books and novels to her credit.
The 15th edition of Indo-Nepal Joint Military Training, Exercise ‘Surya Kiran’ between Indian Army and Nepali Army will be carried out from 20 September 2021 at Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand).
Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Thanu Padmanabhan has passed away on 17th September 2021.
- His research spanned a wide variety of topics in Gravitation, Structure formation in the universe and Quantum Gravity.