In their historic informal summit in the Chinese city of Wuhan in 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping had underscored the importance of maintaining peace and tranquillity in all areas of the India-China border region in the interest of the development of bilateral relations. … [Read more...] about Indian, Chinese armies agree to peacefully resolve standoff
“So unless we study the long-term population dynamics of wild animals, we cannot decide whether culling could solve the problem of conflict. The problem might be something completely different than population rise,” Prof. Singh said. The reason why monkey population was observed to be declining and increasingly attacking humans for food in Karnataka, for instance, was that fruit-bearing trees in Karnataka’s cities were found to be disappearing. … [Read more...] about Vermin or victim?
The environment ministry officials, however, insisted that proposals were approved as per the provisions of the Wildlife Protection Act. In his reply, Minister of Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar said that as per the law, the government must help the farmers whose crops get ruined. The decisions are taken keeping scientific facts in mind, he added. … [Read more...] about No place for animals
Maharashtra has reported the highest number of cases followed by Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana. The ministry, meanwhile, said that the number of Covid-19 patients who have recovered in the country crossed the five-lakh mark on Saturday. It also said that the recovery rate has further improved to 62.78 per cent. … [Read more...] about Covid-19 state tally: Maharashtra nears 2.5 lakh-mark, Haryana’s tally above 20,000
Further giving details of the states which will experience heavy rainfall, the IMD bulletin said, “Heavy rainfall is predicted at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, north Punjab, north Haryana and Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, north Odisha, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, Gujarat region, Konkan and Goa, Rayalseema and Coastal and South Interior Karnataka.” … [Read more...] about Monsoon close to foothills of Himalayas, heavy rainfall forecast for more than 10 states