Himalayas Current Affairs - 2019

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Kajin Sara Lake set to be world’s highest lake

Newly discovered Kajin Sara lake in Nepal is likely to set a new record of being the world’s highest lake. It is located at Singarkharka area of Chame rural municipality in Manang district of Nepal. Kajin Sara lake It is called Singar locally. It was discovered about a few months ago by team of mountaineers. Read More…

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Nepal’s Kami Rita scales Mount Everest for Record 23rd time

A 49-year-old veteran Nepali Sherpa named Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest for 23rd time, breaking his own world record. He reached atop the world’s highest peak which is 8,850-metres high. About Kami Rita Sherpa He belongs to Thame village of Solukhumbu district in Nepal and yet again successfully climbed Mount Everest from Nepal side breaking Read More…

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Four new horned frogs discovered in Northeast Himalayas

Team of biologists has discovered four new species of Indian horned frogs from Himalayan regions of Northeast India. The team also comprised S D Biju, famously known as the ‘Frogman of India’. Horned frogs get their name from fleshy horn-like projection on upper eyelids of some species Four new species of horned frogs They were Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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NITI Aayog expert group urges plan to save springs in Himalayas

NITI Aayog constituted group of experts has submitted report titled ‘Inventory and Revival of Springs in the Himalayas for Water Security.’ It has mentioned that nearly 30% of springs crucial to water security of people are drying and 50% have reported reduced discharge. Report Highlights Challenges: Almost half of perennial springs in Indian Himalayan Region Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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349 new species of flora and fauna discovered in the past one year in India

Scientists and taxonomists in India have discovered 349 new species of flora and fauna in the past one year. Of these discovered flora and fauna 173 species are genera of plants and 176 species of animals. The list of new discovered species was published by the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) and the Zoological Survey Read More…

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