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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 10 June 2020
Valmiki National Park, Tiger Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary is located at the India-Nepal border in the West Champaran district of Bihar on the bank of river Gandak.
The main attraction of the park is Bengal tiger. The one – horned rhinoceros and Indian bison often migrate from Chitwan to Valmikinagar.
It was declared a Wildlife Sanctuary in 1978.
Valmiki National Park was established in the year 1990.
It is the only National park and Tiger Reserve of Bihar.
The Uttarakhand Governor has recently given her assent for declaration of Bhararisen (Gairsain) in Chamoli district as its summer capital.
Gairsain is situated at the eastern edge of the vast Dudhatoli mountain range, located almost at the centre of the state, at a distance of approximately 250 kilometres from Dehradun.
In the ICC World Test Championship, India continues to be placed at the top of the latest Test rankings with 360 points.
However, in the ICC Men’s Test Rankings Indian skipper Virat Kohli lost the top spot.
Australia’s Steve Smith was back on top of the list for the eighth time after first occupying the top position in June 2015.
India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane gained a spot to 8th rank. Mayank Agarwal returned to a career-best 10th position after amassing 92 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara dropped two places to 9th rank
Answer : a
The Krishna Raja Sagar Dam – Tunga-Bhadra River
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam – Krishna River
Indira Sagar Dam – Narmada River
Answer : c
Environmental organizations from across central and Eastern Europe have criticized a major project intending to link three rivers and provide seamless navigation between three of Europe’s peripheral seas.
The Danube-Oder-Elbe Canal intends to connect the Danube, Oder and Elbe rivers and thus provide another navigable link from the Black Sea to the North and Baltic Seas.