Which famous musician is selected for the Harivarasanam award of Kerala Government?

The legendary Musician and composer Ilayaraja is chosen for the prestigious Harivarasanam Award of the Kerala Government, for the year 2019. Every year, the Harivarasanam Award will be presented every year ahead of the famous Makaravilakku festival in Sabarimala by the Kerala Government and Travancore Devaswom Board. The awards are given to musicians who had ..

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Which country recently launched one of the most powerful rockets named ‘Long March 5’?

China recently launched one of the world’s most powerful rockets and China’s largest rocket named ‘Long March-5 Y3 rocket’. It was launched from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in the island of Hainan. This two-stage rocket can carry a payload of up to 25 tonnes into the low Earth orbit. This powerful rocket has been ..

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The famous cultural festival called “Mandu Festival” is held in which Indian state?

The 5-day cultural festival called the ‘Mandu Festival’ or the Mandu Utsav was inaugurated in the city of Mandu in Madhya Pradesh. Mandu is an ancient fort city and a famous tourist destination in the Mandav area of the Dhar district. The festival will be organised from December 28, 2019 to January 1, 2020. The ..

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Hemant Soren was recently sworn in as the Chief Minister of which Indian state?

Hemant Soren, leader and working President of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) was recently sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand in the swearing ceremony held at the capital city, Ranchi. He took oath as the Chief Minister before the Governor of Jharkhand, Draupadi Murmu. In the recent Jharkhand assembly elections, the alliance of ..

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As per the recent ‘India State of Forest Report’, the forest cover of India is what percent of its geographical area?

The Union Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate change, Prakash Javedkar recently released the ‘India State of Forest Report’. As per the report, the country’s tree and forest cover has increased by 5188 square kilometres in 2019 from 2017. The forest cover of the country is 21.67% of India’s geographical area and is 0.12% more ..

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