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The Government has stated that the SFAC has a predominant role to play in achieving the target of doubling of farmers’ income by 2022.
P. C. Ghose was recently chosen as the 1st Lokpal of India.
From 20-30th March, Myoko Festival is celebrated annually in the Ziro Valley by the Apatani Tribe.
Andaman & Nicobar has recorded a sharp decline in the number of the species.
Celebrated by the ISRO, February 21 marks the 50th anniversary of India’s first solid rocket propellant
After launch of SGB Scheme in 2015, India’s Gold Imports plummeted from 968 million tonnes in 2015-16 to 780 million tonnes in 2017-18, but again rose to 955 million tonnes in 2019.
The NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority) has decided to develop a buffer zone of Kanha Tiger Reserve.
A joint military exercise between India and Bangladesh - ‘Sampriti 2019’ was conducted recently in Bangladesh.
Real Estate Company ‘Embassy Office Parks REIT” will be the first company to set up a Real Estate Investment Trust in India with plans to raise Rs 4,500 crore.
A new frog was discovered in Wayanad, Kerala. It is a new species and is different enough to be assigned to a new ‘subfamily’. Genetic analysis revealed that the species is at least 60 million years old.