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IIT-G strikes 11 locations up in world rating
The Indian Institute of Know-how, Guwahati (II T-G) has climbed 11 locations within the QS World College Rankings. The institute acquired 384th rank in total rating and thirty seventh rank in citations-per-faculty. The QS World College Rankings, launched on June 8, signifies that II T-G has moved up at the very least 217 locations from 601-650 vary in 2014 to 384 now. At 37 globally with a rating of 96.3%, the citations-per-faculty is the strongest indicator for the II T-G. Prof TG Sitharam, Director of II T-G, was elated. “The next rating makes me very happy with our wonderful school and college students and their efforts to contribute in direction of fine quality analysis,” he stated.

Extra captive-bred pygmy hogs in Manas
The Manas Nationwide Park has obtained ten extra captive-bred pygmy hogs due to Pygmy Hog Conservation Programme (PHC P). That is the third time that these smallest and rarest wild pigs of the world, threatened by extinction, had been reintroduced in Manas after the profitable launch of 14 in 2020 and 12 in 2021. The PHC P plans to launch 60 pygmy hogs within the nationwide park by 2025. The long-lasting species returned to their residence the place their final authentic inhabitants nonetheless survives however has dramatically declined. The overall variety of the animal reintroduced into the wild by the PHC P has reached 152 (70 males and 82 females).

Govt to popularise Ahom basic
The nation doesn’t know a lot in regards to the seventeenth century Ahom basic Lachit Borphukan. Beneath his management, the Ahoms had defeated the Mughals within the 1671 Battle of Saraighat. Now, the state authorities has requested all states to incorporate a chapter on Borphukan of their curriculum. “The Assam authorities is dedicated to undo errors of the previous and current our true historical past to the nation. We’ve got written to all state governments to incorporate a chapter on Bir Lachit Barphukan,” Sarma tweeted. In February, the state had introduced a Lachit Samadhi to mark the four-hundredth beginning anniversary of Borphukan.

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