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India Map : September (II) 2022

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  • 1. Find the location of the Ballari mine, which was recently in the news.

    Karnataka. The state of Karnataka is rich in minerals and ores; particularly iron ore. There are 266 mines in the state, of which 134 are located in forest areas. Ballari district in Karnataka alone has 148 mines spread over an area of 10,598 hectares of land. The Indian Bureau of Mines estimated iron ore reserves to be about 1,148 million tons. The Ballari mines took off in 1999 when independent parties were encouraged to take up iron ore mining as per the 1993 National Mineral Policy.

  • 2. Where will India’s First Dark Sky Reserve of India be exactly located?

    Hanle, Ladakh. In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the Department of Science & Technology (DST) has announced the setting up of India’s first Dark Sky Reserve in Hanle, Ladakh. A Dark Sky Reserve is a designation given to a place that has policies in place to ensure that a tract of land or region has minimal artificial light interference.

  • 3. Find the location of the place where the G20 summit of 2023 is going to be held.

    New Delhi. Recently, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced that India is hosting the G-20 (Group of 20) leaders’ summit in New Delhi next year 2023. The 17th G20 Heads of State and Government Summit will happen in November 2022 in Indonesia, after which India will assume the presidency of G20 from December 2022.

  • 4. In which state is the Dibang Hydroelectric Project located?

    Arunachal Pradesh. Dibang Hydroelectric Project is a flood control cum hydroelectric power project planned to be developed on the Dibang River, a tributary of Brahmaputra River, in Arunachal Pradesh. The Dam site is located about 1.5 km upstream of the confluence of Ashu Pani and Dibang rivers and about 43 km from Roing, District Headquarter.

  • 5. Locate the only perennial river of the state of Tamil Nadu.

    Thamirabarani river. The Thamirabarani is the only perennial (continuous flow of water) river in Tamil Nadu. This is the shortest river in the state, the Thamirabarani starts in Pothigai hills of the Western Ghats in the Ambasamudram taluk, flows through Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts and empties at Korkai into the Gulf of Mannar (Bay of Bengal). It thus originates and ends in the same state.

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