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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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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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Charan Paduka

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


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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Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana

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


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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Mount Harriet National Park

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


Gharial (Gavialis Gangeticus)

Consider the following statements with reference to the gharial (Gavialis gangeticus):

  1. In 1975, the Indian Crocodile Conservation Project was set up under the auspices of the Government of India, initially in Odisha's Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary.
  2. In India, it is protected under the Schedule 1 species in Wildlife Protection Act of 1972.
  3. It has been listed as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List since 2007.

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River Nila

Recently, the Ministry of Tourism organised a webinar- ‘Exploring River Nila’ as a part of the Dekho Apna Desh Webinar series. Between which of the following states, does the river Nila flows?


GOAL (Going Online As Leaders) Programme

Recently, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs launched a digital programme GOAL (Going Online as Leaders) programme in collaboration with a social media company. What is the the name of the company?


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