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Question 459

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Loktak Lake (1997,2003,2017,2018)

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China Announced Names for Cities in Arunachal Pradesh (2017)

Question 461

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Discuss the findings of IPCC 5th Climate Assessment Report and evaluate India’s progress. Should Indian subcontinent be more concerned with climate change? Why? Why not?

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IPCC 5th Climate Assessment Report

  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is an international body for assessing the science related to climate change.
  • IPCC was set up by World Meteorological OrganisationUnited Nation Environment ProgramUnited Nation Development Program [WMO] and (UNEP) and (UNDP) in 1988.
  • To provide policymakers with regula

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Question 462

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Jalgaon (2017)

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Sahibganj to Manihari bridge on the Ganga River (2017)

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Nashik (2017)

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Patalganga (2017)

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Bargarh (2017)

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Dahanu and Gholwad (2017)

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Central institute of horticulture (CIH)

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Gangadevipally (2017)

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Sindhudurg and Devgad (2017)

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Sukhma district

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Kanha tiger reserve (2017)

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Kolhapur (2017)

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Mahabaleshwar (2017)

Question 475

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Why is there an urgent need to protect the Western Ghats of India? Explain & critically evaluate the various committees set up for this purpose.

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Western Ghats of India

  • Western Ghats are not only a Biodiversity Hotspot but also termed as would heritage site by UNESCO. It is one of the eight worlds “Hottest-Hotspot” and also sometimes called as Great Escarpment of India.
  • Western Ghats are also source of numerous rivers of peninsular India i. e. Krishna, Godavari, Kaveri etc. But now a days, thi

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