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Periyar River has witnessed extensive discoloration of its water due to eutrophication.
Why is it in News? In NIRF 2019, IIT-Madras has topped the list followed by IISC-Bangalore
David Robert Malpass, an American economic analyst and former government official has been appointed as the World Bank President. He was nominated by the President of USA, Donald Trump.
The Global Report on Food Crises 2019 was jointly released by Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO), World Food Programme (WFP) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
Three Indian Vultures were found dead in Bejjur Forest range of Telangana.
On 5th April, 2019, around 4,700 Konyak Naga women came together in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the ‘Largest Traditional Konyak Dance’ in the world.
Due to forest fires, scientists are skeptical about the blooming of Neelakurinji in the next cycle.
Scientists are studying the pros and cons of the world’s largest 3D Printed Artificial Reef in Maldives.
Indonesia has decided to shut down the Islands which is inhabited by Komodo Dragons in order to fix the problems created by mass tourism and smuggling.
According to the Global Findex Database 2017, there has been a significant progress in the last five years which implies a humble growth in the microfinance sector of the country.