geography

Hirakud Dam

News: Water flow into the Hirakud reservoir on the Mahanadi river decreased by 34% in 2017

7 Sep, 2018

RAVINE LANDFORM

Source: Ravines of Chambal Valley About Ravine: A ravine is a landfo

4 Sep, 2018
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    FACTS FOR STATE SERVICES

    NAMES OF US OFFICIALS:

    • US Secretary of State: Mike Pompeo
    • Secretary of Defence: Mike Mattis

    FIRST INDIA – US 2+2 MEET IS BEING HELD AT:

    New Delhi

    TELANGANA:

    • Ruling Party: Telangana Rashtra Samiti
    • Chief Minister: K. Chandrasekhar Rao

    ASIAN GAMES:

    • They were organised in Jakarta, Indonesia and Palembang, Indonesia.
    • Jakarta is located on Java island in the southern hemisphere.
    • These were the 18th Asian Games, also known as Jakarta – Palembang 2018.
    • This was the first time that Asian games were co – hosted in two cities.
    • China led the medal table for the tenth consecutive time.
    • North Korea and South Korea marched under the Korean Unification Flag at the opening ceremony for the first time and competed as unified team for some events.
    • The games saw 6 world, 18 Asian and 86 Asian Games records being broken.
    • India finished eight both in terms of gold medals and the total tally.
    • India’s medal tally is its highest ever. In terms of gold, it matched its best performance at the inaugural 1951 games held in New Delhi.
    • Track and field remained the most productive discipline for India as it won seven events.
    • Bhin Bhin – a greater bird of paradise, Kaka – A Javan Rhinoceros and Atung – A Bawean deer were the three mascots of 2018 Asian Games.
    • 2022 Asian Games will be held in Hangzhou, an ancient Chinese city.

    ROHINGYA COMMUNITY BELONGS TO:

    Rakhine region of Myanmar.

    WORLD BANK CHIEF:

    Jim Yong Kim.

    NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL CHAIRPERSON:

    Adarsh Kumar Goel