Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: crocodiles

Modi’s tears may not be real. But opposition’s mocking will only turn them into a weapon

If past election results and India’s politics ought to have taught Modi's rivals and critics anything, it should be that any personal attack against him only boomerangs.

Dear people, I am an Indian crocodile who is getting a very bad name these days: Shobhaa De

My weight and height are very impressive. I can reach up to 10 feet and walk on water when required. Please don’t ask about my chest measurements.

2020 tied with 2016 for the hottest year ever recorded & why crocodiles don’t change

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.

Fossilised footprints reveal crocodile ancestors walked on two feet

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Crocodiles seen swimming through Vadodara as heavy rains flood streets

The crocodiles entered the city after the Vishwamitri river overflowed dues to the rains. Forest officials rescued 7 of them as well as 2 turtles and a few snakes from residential areas.

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland | Bloomberg Photo

Davos meetings are full of potential but rarely full of solutions

Time and time again, Davos has fallen victim to a lack of focus and actionable unifying vision. Individual and collective interests have remained unreconciled. 

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.