An Endangered Tribe

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-11-22 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Society Topic: Population and associated issues incl. Tribes The Sentinelese, a negrito tribe who live on the North Sentinel Island of the Andamans, have not faced incursions and remain hostile to outsiders. The inhabitants are connected to the Jarawa on the basis of physical, as…

Investment Models: PPP, SEZ, EPZ and others

Source : : www.livemint.com Date : 2018-11-20 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Investment Models: PPP, SEZ, EPZ and others The private sector contributed an estimated 20 trillion, or a third of India’s 60 trillion infrastructure investment, between fiscals 2008 and 2017. However, it has declined sharply in recent years in terms of share of investment,…

Inclusive growth, Inclusion and Poverty

Source : : www.livemint.com Date : 2018-11-20 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Inclusive growth, Inclusion and Poverty Suppose two people hold different opinions about a policy issue. Is it possible to say that one is right and the other wrong, or do they just have different preferences? After all, what is the difference between an…

Global Fight On Malaria Stalled: Who

Source : : www.livemint.com Date : 2018-11-20 OPINION Relevant for: Health, Education & Human Resources Topic: Health & Sanitation and related issues The World Health Organisation on Monday said global efforts to fight malaria have hit a plateau as it reported there were more cases of the killer disease in 2017 than the previous year.…

Electoral Reforms in India

Source : www.livemint.com Date : 2018-11-20 OPINION Relevant for: Environment & Disaster Management Topic: Electoral Reforms in India This year marks the 25th anniversary of the historic 73rd and 74th amendments to the constitution of India. These amendments gave constitutional status to village, city and district level local self-governments. Yet, the fulfilment of the dream…

Make Elephant Corridors Eco-Sensitive Zones, Says Ngt

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-11-20 OPINION Relevant for: Environment & Disaster Management Topic: Environmental Degradation – Wildlife related issues Elephant Corridors in Northern Bengal and Central India are getting quite constricted.   | Photo Credit: Wildlife Trust of India The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to…

Project Maps Butterfly Migration In South India

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-11-19 OPINION Relevant for: Environment & Disaster Management Topic: Environmental Degradation – Wildlife related issues The Ferns Naturalists’ Society (FNS), Wayanad, Travancore Natural History Society (TNHS), and the Malabar Natural History Society (MNHS) have joined hands to launch a citizen science project to map the migratory path of butterflies in…