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Deteriorating Mangroves of Sundarbans : Assessing the Socio-Economic & amp Environmental Impact

The mangrove-dominated Ganges Delta – the Sundarbans – is the largest mangrove ecosystem in the world extending across India (40%) and Bangladesh (60%). It provides a unique ecosystem and a rich wildlife habitat. Sundarbans mangroves are home to the famous Royal Bengal Tigers; Indo-Pacific region’s largest terrestrial predator. Sundarbans is an excellent example of the […]

Assessing the Human Impact on Olive Ridley Sea Turtles

Assessing the Human Impact on Olive Ridley Sea Turtles The olive ridley sea turtle, also known commonly as the Pacific ridley sea turtle, are the most abundant of all sea turtles found in the world yet some argue they are also the most exploited. Despite their abundant population, the ridley turtles are internationally listed as […]

What is the Central Vista Project ?

Central Vista Project What is the Central Vista Project ? Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for Central Vista Project’s new Parliament building on 10th December 2020. This Central Vista Project is an intrinsic part of the vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat and will be a landmark opportunity to build peoples’ Parliament for the […]

Gene Editing Tool CRISPR CAS9 : Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2020

Gene Editing Tool CRISPR CAS9 : Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2020

CRISPR: The prestigious Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2020 has been awarded to Jennifer A. Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier for the gene editing techniques they have developed called CRISPR/Cas9, which was first discovered and formulated for easy use in 2012. What is CRISPR/Cas9 CRISPR/Cas9 is a groundbreaking external tool, which has the potential to change the […]

अटल टनल Atul Tunnel

आखिर अटल टनल Atul Tunnel  के पूरे होने का इंतजार खत्म अटल टनल Atul Tunnel एक महत्वाकांक्षी परियोजना हमारे स्वर्गीय प्रधानमंत्री श्री अटल बिहारी बाजपेई जी का ड्रीम प्रोजेक्ट के रूप में प्रारंभ किया गया था|  इसका नाम उस समय रोहतांग टनल रखा गया था परंतु श्री बाजपेई जी के 95 जयंती दिवस के अवसर […]

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GTAM – Green Term Ahead Market : Launched

GTAM: Green Term Ahead Market Q.Explain Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM)?   Union Power Minister RK Singh recently launched the ‘Green Term Ahead Market’ (GTAM) in the power sector. GTAM is an alternative model intended to provide renewable energy producers the facility to sell electricity in the open market without a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA). […]

Biggest ever decline in GDP

GDP : Biggest ever decline in GDP in 24 years

Biggest ever decline in GDP in 24 years 1. As per the latest data released, what the actual scenario on GDP front ? The Indian economy has recorded the biggest decline in 24 years in the first quarter of FY 2020-21. According to the government data released on 31 Aug , the country’s economy declined […]

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Nepali expansionist ambitions & why they are wrong

Nepali expansionist ambitions and why they are wrong. India and Nepal are natural partners India and Nepal are natural partners closely knit together by culture and geography. Both countries derive their understanding of the Indo-Nepal boundaries from the Treaty of Sugauli. Recently, both countries are facing a dispute which has arisen from different interpretations of […]