National Parks in India:- India’s first national park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park, now known as Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand. By 1970, India only had five national parks. In 1972, India enacted the Wildlife Protection Act and Project Tiger 1973 to safeguard the habitats of conservation-reliant species.
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The Tauktae Cyclone developed over the Arabian Sea on May 14, 2021, and got converted into a very severe cyclonic storm (VSCS) on May 16, 2021. It hit southern Gujarat on May 18, 2021. Strong cyclones have been developing on the Arabian Sea more frequently in recent times.
A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court recently held the Maharashtra State Reservation for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act of 2018 as unconstitutional. This Maratha reservation law provides reservation benefits to the Maratha community in admissions and government jobs.
Israel-Palestine Conflict: Israel and Hamas exchanged heavy fire on Tuesday, 11th May 2021, with 35 Palestinians killed in Gaza and five in Israel, in a dramatic escalation between the bitter rivals sparked by unrest at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) was established in the year 1966 headquartered in Manila (Philippines). At present, it has 68 members from the Asia Pacific region. 49 of 68 are from the Asia-Pacific region. The region is home to a large share of the world’s poor: 263 million living on less than $1.90 a day and 1.1 billion on less than $3.20 a day.
The International Monetary Fund was established in 1944 at the United Nations Bretton Woods Conference in New Hampshire, United States, in the aftermath of the Great Depression of the 1930s. The 44 founding member countries sought to build a framework for international economic cooperation to avoid the reoccurrence of competitive currency devaluations that contributed to the Great Depression of the 1930s.
India has ranked 142nd yet again out of 180 nations in the recently unveiled World Press Freedom Index. The index is published each year by the international journalism not-for-profit body, Reporters Without Borders (RSF).