Why is it in News?
The NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority) has decided to develop a buffer zone of Kanha Tiger Reserve.
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
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.
‘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.
The dates for the General Elections 2019 have been announced by the ECI.
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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.
Tholpavakoothu is a form of shadow puppetry that is practiced in Kerala
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