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Water Conservation • Essay

Water Conservation - Every drop counts.

Introduction Water is a natural resource, fundamental to life, livelihood, food security and sustainable development. It is also a scarce resource. India has more than 18 percent of the world’s population, but has only 4 percent of world’s renewable water resources with 2.4 percent of world’s land area. There are …

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Great Indian Bustard • Status & Conservation

IN NEWS: Poaching of Great Indian Bustard The Great Indian Bustard is peculiar to the semi-arid grasslands of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. A recent incident of alleged poaching of a Great Indian Bustard – the State bird of Rajasthan listed in the “critically endangered” category – near …

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Justice Swatanter Kumar • first NGT chief

Justice Swatanter Kumar is B.A., LL.B. He was born 0n 31.12.1947. Justice Swatanter Kumar on Thursday became the first chairperson of the National Green Tribunal. Justice Swatanter Kumar, a Supreme Court judge, also earned the distinction of becoming the first apex court judge to take over as the head of the …

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