Essel World launched an interactive bird park in ______
Essel World launched an interactive bird park in Gorai, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
The first-of-its-kind rainforest-themed park spread across 1.4 acres is home to over 500 exotic birds from more than 60 species.
The main motive is to set up a bird park that meets international standards and let the city dwellers peep into the birds’ world.
The park is carefully designed to ensure appropriate living conditions for the birds.
It is meant not only for entertainment but also to spread awareness of different types of birds.
The park is equipped with small ponds for aquatic birds, dense cover of trees for birds to incubate their eggs and a water stream that offers drinking water to birds. It also houses a special bird’s kitchen and healthcare centre.
Viswanathan Anand secured ___ place in the Shamkir Chess 2019 tournament, Shamkir, Azerbaijan
Viswanathan Anand secured 5th place in the Shamkir Chess 2019 tournament, Shamkir, Azerbaijan.
He drew with Veselin Topalov in the ninth round to finish fourth with 4.5 points, the same as Alexander Grischuk and Teimour Radjabov. However, Anand was placed fifth in the rankings behind Magnus Carlsen, Ding Liren, Sergey Karjakin, and Grischuk.
The results (ninth round):
- Anand (4.5) drew with Veselin Topalov (4)
- David Navara (4) drew with Teimour Radjabov (4.5)
- Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (3.5) drew with Sergey Karjakin (5)
Two schemes, Utkarsh Bangla and Sabooj Sathi, of the________ government for skill development and distribution of bicycles to students have won the prestigious World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) awards of the United Nations
C) West Bengal
Two schemes, Utkarsh Bangla and Sabooj Sathi, of the West Bengal government for skill development and distribution of bicycles to students have won the prestigious World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) awards of the United Nations.
he announcement was made by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Utkarsh Bangla Scheme:
- The scheme is to give vocational training to school dropouts by providing training ranging from 400 to 1200 hours free of charge.
- Under this scheme, beneficiaries will be trained in driving, tailoring, repairing television and other electronic equipment‘s, beautician courses, etc.
Sabooj Sathi scheme:
- The objective of the scheme is to empower the students, especially the girls and reduce drop-outs in higher education.
- Under the scheme, 34.94 lakh bicycles are already procured and distributed to target group students of class 9 to 12.
On World Parkinson’s Day,11th April, _____ Hospitals launched an advanced centre for movement disorders in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
On World Parkinson’s Day,11th April, Apollo Hospitals launched an advanced centre for movement disorders in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
It will offer medical and surgical treatment for patients affected by various movement disorders including Parkinson’s Disease.
The centre would offer Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgeries and other services to treat a wide spectrum of diseases such as Parkinson’s Disease, cerebral palsy, dystonia, essential tremor, and intractable spasticity dyskinesia.
Tremors, mainly on one side of the body, is the first manifestation of Parkinson’s disease.
The initial management requires multidisciplinary care including physiotherapy, neurological support, psychiatric counselling, and nutrition.
Surgery could be considered when the symptoms cannot be adequately controlled by medical management.
The centre would offer DBS in which electrodes are implanted in the brain.