Why is it in News?
From 5,500 MW in 2016-17, capacity addition has plunged to 1600 MW in 2018-19 which have impacted 4000 SMEs that supply components to turbine makers
India is the world’s 2nd largest arms importer as per the reports of SIPRI.
‘Sirsi Supari’, grown in Uttara Kannada has become the 1st product from the arecanut sector to get a Geographic Indication (GI) tag.
A species of wood snake has resurfaced in Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary after 140 years.
Italy has signed up for the Belt & Road Infrastructure Summit in China
About the Species:
The dates for the General Elections 2019 have been announced by the ECI.
A Heuglin’s Gull was sighted with a plastic bottle ring around its beak in Kerala recently, which has raised alarm about the plastic wastes present in ocean
Tholpavakoothu is a form of shadow puppetry that is practiced in Kerala
What are the Different Styles of Indian Painting?
Indian Paintings can be broadly classified into two groups:
1. Mural Paintings- Found predominantly before 11th Century A.D.
2. Miniature Painting- Found predominantly after 11th Century A.D.