Bhutan Current Affairs - 2019

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Royal Bengal Tigers may not survive Climate Change: UN Report

According to a recent UN report, Climate change and rising sea levels may eventually wipe out ‘The Sundarbans’, which is one of world’s last and largest tiger strongholds. The studies of report rely on climate change scenarios developed by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for its simulation models. Key Findings of Report As per Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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BRO Celebrates 59th Raising Day on May 7

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was formed on on 7 May 1960, with primary goal of securing India’s borders and developing infrastructure in remote areas of India’s north and north eastern states. On 7 May 2019 BRO celebrated its 59th Raising Day (foundation day). About BRO It is a leading road construction agency under Ministry Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security

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PM Modi and PM Hasina Jointly Inaugurates Development Projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Bangladeshi Counterpart Sheikh Hasina jointly unveiled e-plaques for development projects in Bangladesh, through video conferencing. Development Projects Inaugurated Supply of buses & trucks. Inauguration of 36 community clinics. 11 water treatment plants. Extension of National Knowledge Network to Bangladesh. National Knowledge Network National Knowledge Network (NKN) is a Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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New Delhi Declaration on Asian Rhinos 2019

India will collaborate with Bhutan, Nepal, Indonesia and Malaysia to increase the population of three species of Asian Rhinos namely Greater one-horned rhinoceros, Javan rhino, and Sumatran rhino. India, Bhutan, Nepal, Indonesia and Malaysia have signed the New Delhi Declaration on Asian Rhinos 2019 declaration for the conservation and protection of the species at the Second Asian Rhino Range Countries Meet organised by the Environment, Forest and Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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International conference on Guru Padmasambhava in New Delhi

An International Conference on 8th century Himalayan sage Guru Padmasambhava was held in New Delhi. The conference was organised as part of events to commemorate 50-years of formalization of diplomatic ties between India and Bhutan. Guru Padmasambhava Guru Padmasambhava was born in India and travelled all across Himalayan region in the 8th century to spread Buddhism and Buddhist teachings. Guru Padmasambhava is highly revered Read More…

Month:  Categories: Art & Culture

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South Asian Nitrogen Hub

The British government has announced a research project, South Asian Nitrogen Hub to study nitrogen pollution in India and South Asia. The project led by UK’s Centre for Ecology and Hydrology will partner with 50 organisations from the UK and South Asia. The Indian Institutions partnering the study are: National Institute of Oceanography Guru Gobind Singh Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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National Voters Day 2019

India is celebrating 9th National Voters Day on 25th January 2019 for enhanced participation of citizens in the electoral process. The main purpose of celebrating National Voters Day is to encourage, facilitate and maximize the enrollment, especially for the new voters. Genesis of the National Voters Day As per the proposal mooted by the Ministry Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & Observances

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