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Civil Services Chronicle Online, May, 2020:

Skill Map Of Migrant Workers

Recently, which of the following state released its first skill map of migrant workers who returned to the State during the lockdown?


"Industry" Status To Sports

Recently, which of the following northeastern state has accorded ‘industry’ status to sports?


Katkari Tribe

Consider the following statements with reference to the Katkari Tribe:

  1. The name Katkari is derived from a forest-based activity – the making and sale of catechu (katha) from the khair tree (Acacia catechu).
  2. It is one of the 75 Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs).
  3. The British administration had classified them under the Criminal Tribes Act, 1871.

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Direct Seeding Of Rice

As the labour shortage is imminent owing to exodus of migrant labourers amid the ongoing lockdown, farmers of an Indian state are turning towards the direct seeding of rice (DSR). What is the name of state mentioned above?


Ports Of Call

Consider the following statements with reference to the Ports of Call:

  1. Ports of call are intermediate stops for a ship on its scheduled journey for taking on supplies or fuel.
  2. Port of call can include both inland harbours and marine seaports that cater to vessels transiting internationally.
  3. Presently there are six ports of call in India. They are Kolkata, Haldi and Karimganj.

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Konark Sun Temple

Consider the following statements with reference to the Konark Sun Temple:

  1. The temple is attributed to king Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty about 1250 CE.
  2. It is a classic illustration of the Odisha style of Architecture or Kalinga Architecture.
  3. It was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1986.

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Charan Paduka

Recently, which of the following state has launched an initiative Charan Paduka to help the migrant labour force?


Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana

Recently, which of the following state has decided to implement Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana?


Mount Harriet National Park

In which of the State/Union Territory does Mount Harriet National Park is situated?


International Telecommunication Union

Consider the following statements with reference to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU):

  1. India has been an active member of the ITU since 1869 and has been a regular member of the ITU Council since 1952.
  2. Membership of ITU is open to all Member States of the United Nations, which may join the Union as Member States.

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