World Tourism Day current affairs 2013

World Tourism Day current affairs 2013

Agriculture: Bt cotton cultivation in India has increased from 29,000 hectares in 2002 to 11.2 million hectares in 2012

Horn honking effect: "The condition of a few patients had worsened due to shrill sounds whereas most of them showed symptoms of hypertension" Dr Mudit Saxena, COO, HCG Cancer Care Hospital, Bangalore

Guidelines for celebration of Durga Puja in an eco-friendly manner from The Pollution Control Board Assam (PCBA): “For painting idols, non-toxic water soluble biodegradable paints are to be used. Use of chemical dyes containing heavy metals like lead, cadmium, etc., or carcinogenic organics which cause immense pollution to water sources must not be done. Use of thermocole for decoration of image or puja pandal or as drinking glasses should be avoided, as this material leads to exothermic self-decomposition contributing extra heat to global warming.”

Meghalaya to promote tourism: 100 fish sancturaies planned in the next two years across the state

CLT20 2013 points table

Champions League 2013 - CLT20 points table

Group A

Rajasthan Royals 16 points +0.960 run rate

Otago  10 points +0.869 run rate

Mumbai Indians   10 points +1.068 run rate

Lions  2 points -0.726 run rate

Perth Scorchers  2 points -2.851 run rate

Group B

Chennai Super Kings 12 points +0.271 run rate

Trinidad & Tobago 12 points +0.816 run rate

Sunrisers Hyderabad 6 points -0.622 run rate

Titans 8 points +0.228 run rate

Brisbane Heat  2 points -1.028 run rate