Which state government has launched Anti Depredation Squads (ADS) in forests to avoid human-wildlife conflicts?

The Assam government has launched the Anti Depredation Squads (ADS) across 15 major human-wildlife conflict districts in order to mitigate the problem and to ensure the safety of both humans and wildlife. The aim of the squads is to spread awareness about avoiding human elephant conflict. Currently, the squads will be equipped with 150 numbers ..

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Aberdeen Police Station, which has been adjudged best police station in India, is situated in which state / UT?

The Aberdeen Police station in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (A&N) has been ranked first in the list of the ten best-performing police stations, followed by Balasinor police station (Gujarat) and Ajk Burhanpur (Madhya Pradesh). The ranking is based on dealing with a property offence, a crime against women and weaker sections.

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What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Soil Day (WSD)?

The World Soil Day (WSD) is observed every year on 5th of December to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and advocating for the sustainable management of soil resources. The 2019 theme is ‘Stop soil erosion, Save our future’. Soil is one of the basic requirements for survival. It is also home to ..


Which railway station has been certified as India’s first ‘Eat Right Station’?

The Mumbai Central Terminus of the Western Railway has been certified as India’s first Eat Right Station with 4 stars rating by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). The honour came on the basis of compliance of food safety and hygiene, availability of healthy diet, food handling at preparation, trans-shipment and retail/serving ..

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