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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 29 Nov 2019
The Global Environment Facility (GEF)’s Small Grants Programme(SGP) provides financial and technical support to communities and Civil Society Organizations to meet the overall objective of global environmental benefits secured through community-based initiatives and actions.
Brazilian city Rio de Janeirowill be World Capital of Architecture for 2020, becoming the first metropolis to receive the designation from heritage body UNESCO.
The World Capital of Architecture is a new initiative that UNESCOestablished with the International Union of Architects (UIA) – a non-governmental agency that represents the world’s architects.
Bolen and Lovely were brought from Kokrajhar in April 2018 to be part of the pilot experiment of the state’s Golden Langur Conservation Breeding Programme. The initiative had been mandated by the Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi.
The Golden Langur (Trachypithecus geei) was discovered in 1953 by naturalist E.P. Gee. These langurs are arboreal leaf-eating creatures and are only found in the forests in Assam (primarily in the areas of the Manas Biosphere Reserve) and Bhutan.
The Patent Cooperation Treaty is an international patent law treaty, concluded in 1970. It provides a unified procedure for filing patent applications to protect inventions in each of its contracting states.
A patent application filed under the PCT is called an international application, or PCT application.
Helina is the indigenously designed and built missile system.
Helina is the air-launched variant of the Nag, a fire-and-forget ATGM with an estimated range of 4 kilometers.
Helina’s range is estimated at between 7 to 8 kilometres.