Current Affairs Quiz : 07 -June-2024

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Keoladeo Ghana National Park, also known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, is a national park in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. It's one of the world's most important bird breeding and feeding grounds. The park is a mosaic of dry grasslands, woodlands, woodland swamps, and wetlands. This diverse habitat provides a haven for over 370 bird species, including resident and migratory birds. Some of the migratory visitors come from as far as Siberia and Central Asia. Here are some of the birds you can expect to see at Keoladeo Ghana National Park: Siberian Crane (endangered) Gadwall Shoveller Common Teal Tufted Duck Pintail White Spoonbill Asian Openbill Stork Oriental Ibis The park was originally a hunting ground for the Maharajas of Bharatpur. In 1956, it was declared a bird sanctuary, and in 1982, it was designated a national park. It was also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985.


D.74 I In 2024 , 30 women candidates of BJP won the Lok Sabha elections, 14 of Congress, 11 of Trinamool Congress, four of Samajwadi Party, three of DMK and one each of Janata Dal (United) and LJP (R) won two women candidates each. 2024 25-year-old Priya Saroj, Samajwadi Party candidate from Machhlishahr and 29-year-old Iqra Chaudhary from Kairana seat are among the youngest candidates to win.

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A.1969 A.1969 special category states are - Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Nagaland in 1969, Himachal Pradesh in 1971, Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura in 1972, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram in 1975 and Uttarakhand in 2001. What is the benefit? 🔹 The amount provided under central assistance to the states fulfilling the criteria consists of 90 percent grant and 10 percent loan. Whereas, other states are given 70 percent amount as loan and 30 percent as grant under central assistance. 🔹 This encourages the private sector to invest in these areas, which provides employment to the people of the area and ensures their development.


d.Delhi India Water Impact Conference (IWIS) is an annual conference to discuss the management of water resources and water-related issues. The conference focuses on topics such as water policy, water technology, water conservation and water security.


C.Indore Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention is an annual event organized by the Government of India to connect with the Indian community living abroad (NRIs) and honor their contributions. This convention provides an opportunity to the NRIs to connect with India, explore investment opportunities in India and express their views on policy issues. This convention is organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India every year on 9 January.


B.Nagpur

Indian Science Congress is a major scientific institution of India. Indian Science Congress was founded on 4 January 1914 in Kolkata by John Simonson, J.L. Simonson and P.S. McMahon. This Congress is organized to promote progress in the field of science and technology and to exchange ideas among scientists. Indian Science Congress is organized annually by the Indian Science Congress Association. It is organized in different cities of India every year.

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