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Understand AugustaWestland Issue

Recently Christian James Michel, a british middleman who is wanted in the AugustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal bribery case, was sent back from Dubai to India. A UAE court cleared his extradition last month. In this context let’s know a little… Continue Reading →

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Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- September 2018

1. Snow Leopard Spotted in Himachal Pradesh Sanctuary: A snow leopard was spotted at a height of about 4,000 metres in Lippa-Asra wildlife sanctuary in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. The rare sighting was captured by a camera-trap installed by… Continue Reading →

Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- August 2018

1. Khangchenzonga Biosphere Reserve enters UNESCO List: The Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve (KBR) of Sikkim, the highest biosphere reserve in the country that includes the third highest mountain peak in the world, Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), has been included in the UNESCO’s… Continue Reading →

Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- July 2018

1. Area around Mudumali to be declared an eco-sensitive Zone: In a move that would prohibit construction and commercial mining activities and restrict hotels and resorts near the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in the Nilgiris, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests… Continue Reading →

Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- June 2018

1. Satellite images reveal Earth’s Waterways cover much more of the planet than we thought: Earth is covered by more waterways than originally thought according to a study published in the journal Science. Satellite images reveal the Earth’s rivers and… Continue Reading →

Current Affairs for OAS Prelims 2018: Environment & Ecology- May 2018

1. Banned Ozone-destroying chemical emission rising: Emissions of one of the chemicals most responsible for the Antarctic ozone hole are on the rise, despite an international treaty that required an end to its production in 2010, a new NOAA study… Continue Reading →

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