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Dudhwa Tiger Reserve : Daily Current Affairs

Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

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  • Recently, a tigress, aged around 1 to 2 years old, was found dead in the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve area. The carcass was recovered from the Mailavi range forests in the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve area near chhedipur Village on the Gola – pilibhit road.
  • All vital organs of the tigress were found intact, barring some abrasion marks on the carcass indicating the casualty due to some road accident.

Judima Gets GI Tag : Daily Current Affairs

Judima Gets GI Tag

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  • Recently Judima, the wine brewed by the Dimasa community in Assam, has been awarded the geographical indication (GI) tag.
  • The wine which is made from rice and a certain herb is the first beverage from the north-east to earn this label.
  • Judima is intrinsic to the social and cultural life of the Dimasas. It got GI tag 14 years after the ginger of the adjoining karbi Anglong district received its geographical indication.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) : Daily Current Affairs

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

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The Indian Council of Medical Research’s (ICMR) recently released a report ‘Clinicopathological Profile of Cancers in India: A Report of the Hospital Based Cancer Registries, 2021’ which claims that the proportion of all cancer cases was higher in males (52.4%) than females (47.4%) with gynaecological cancers, including breast cancer, comprising over half of all cancers in females.

Geographical Terms : Daily Current Affairs

Geographical Terms

1. ACID RAIN

  • Acid rain refers to a mixture of deposited material, both wet and dry, coming from the atmosphere containing more than normal amounts of nitric and sulfuric acids. Simply put, it means rain that is acidic in nature due to the presence of certain pollutants in the air due to cars and industrial processes.
  • It is easily defined as rain, fog, sleet or snow that has been made acidic by pollutants in the air as a result of fossil fuel and industrial

Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 - Daily Current Affair Article

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Ivory weighing over 10 tonnes in possession of the Kerala Forest Department will be shifted to a high-security centre. Besides ivory, around 200 kg of sandal oil, seized by the department officials from the illicit sandal oil distilling units earlier, will also be moved to the treasure chest that has come up on the campus of the State Forest Head-Quarters.

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