Saturday, 28 May, 2022

Topic: Ecology

Jagdish Chandra Kapur — the Indian Alvin Toffler who stood by the promise of technology

Both Kapur and Toffler drew peoples’ attention to societal change, starting a conversation on ways in which information and technology are weaponised.

With aim to avoid bird deaths, wildlife board to draft norms for power lines in protected areas

Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife also approved several projects in protected areas and eco-sensitive zones, including border outposts & Ayurveda Institute.

India can’t turn into another China. It must protect our ‘mother nature’ from danger

India must reorient its strategy towards an ecologically sustainable pathway. There is no space in the world for another China.

‘Eco-shaming’ is on the rise, but does it work?

With increasing environmental activism, there's a new trend to call out people who pollute the planet.

Male or female, mating is equally risky for these insects, finds IISc study

According to an IISc study, insects who call out to potential mates face as much of a risk of attracting predators as the ones who answer their call.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.