Golden Langur: can be most easily recognized by the color of their fur, after which they are named. It has been noted that their fur changes colors according to the seasons as well as geography (region they live in). The color of the young also differs from adults in that they are almost pure white. They are highly dependent on trees, living in the upper canopy of forests. They are also known as leaf monkeys. Habitat: It is endemic to western Assam, India, and southern Bhutan. IUCN List of Threatened Species: Endangered; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES): Appendix I; Wildlife Protection Act, 1972: Schedule I.
China Pakistan Economic Corridor: The CPEC is a bilateral project between Pakistan and China. It is intended to promote connectivity across Pakistan with a network of highways, railways, and pipelines accompanied by energy, industrial, and other infrastructure development projects. It aims to link the Western part of China (Xinjiang province) to the Gwadar Port in Balochistan, Pakistan via Khunjerab Pass in the Northern Parts of Pakistan. It will pave the way for China to access the Middle East and Africa from Gwadar Port, enabling China to access the Indian Ocean.
NAVIC: Navigation in Indian Constellation (NavIC) is an Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), developed by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). IRNSS consists of eight satellites, three satellites in geostationary orbit and five satellites in geosynchronous orbit. The main objective is to provide reliable position, navigation and timing services over India and its neighbourhood.
Winter Olympics 2022: Winter Olympics is the premier competition for sports that are played on ice or snow. It is held every four years and features participants from across the world. Ice skating, ice hockey, skiing and figure skating are some of the popular sports that are played at the Winter Games. This years’ edition of the Winter Olympic Games will be held in Beijing, China from 4th February to 20th February 2022. India has been participating in the Winter Olympics since 1964.
NEET-All India Quota: The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) is the entrance examination for entry to all undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses in the country. Now, the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 stands repealed after it has been replaced by the National Medical Commission Act, 2019 that came into existence on 8th August 2019. It is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).
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