States Current Affairs - 2019

Current Affairs 2019-2020 of all States with latest updates. Current Affairs will list latest developments, issues in all states and may be useful for State PCS / Civil services examinations of various states of India.

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First Assamese dictionary for Science and Technology terms released

First Assamese dictionary for Science and Technology terms was released recently. It was released by Dr Alok Kumar Buragohain, Vice Chancellor of Dibrugarh University.

Key facts

  • This dictionary is prepared by Asomiya Jatiya Abhidhan (AJA) and consists of over 40,000 words compiled in total 160-pages.
  • First of kind Science and Technology dictionary in Assamese language is considered as a milestone in development of this language.
  • It also seeks to make scientific terminology simple and easily understandable by the people and particularly by students.
  • This scientific terminology dictionary covers almost all streams of science, including Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Geography, Computer Science, Zoology, Mathematics, Geology, Statistics and Astronomy among others.

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Zoological Society of London and Gujarat Forest Department inks MoU for Asiatic lion Conservation

Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Gujarat Forest Department on 26 February 2015 have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for conservation of Asiatic lion and its habitat.

As part of MoU, ZSL with its expertise in managing zoo will provide

  • Technical assistance to forest department to manage rescue and treatments centres.
  • Technical support in veterinary support and expertise in managing the landscape and the habitat of the area and also training the staff in handling rescue operations.
  • It will also help to manage Sakkarbaug Zoo in Junagadh.
  • State Forest Department will use smart software jointly developed by the ZSL and the Gujarat forest department for tracking the movement of their staff and even the lions.

Earlier in 2014, ZSL had launched charity’s new Lions400, a fundraising campaign and had raised over £135,000 towards helping to save the Asian lions.

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