National Urban Policy

Context: National Urban Policy is the need of the hour as India is in the midst of a major urbanisation boom. With increased opportunities, urbanisation also poses various challenges to our country. Statistical data – As per Census 2011, 377 million Indians comprising 31.1% of the total population lived in Read More …

M.P. agrees to shift six tigers to Odisha

Context: The Madhya Pradesh government has given an “in principle” nod to translocate three pairs of tigers to Odisha’s Satkosia Tiger Reserve (STR). The six tigers are likely to be translocated by March-end, as the All India Tiger Estimation (AITE) 2018 is currently under way in the State. The genetic Read More …

Must Read News Articles-February-13-2018

The jallikattu challenge Rethinking trafficking ‘Strong laws, mechanisms needed for gender justice’ Russia seeks Rs. 125 cr. to carry out repairs on INS Chakra Expanding horizons BNP in a bind: On Khaleda Zia’s conviction More nukes? India, Oman agree to isolate sponsors of terror  ‘Gayoom, judges were plotting coup’ How Read More …

India Among Top Ten Nations in the World in Terms of Forest Area

Context: Releasing the India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2017, Dr. Harsh Vardhan pointed out that India ranks among the top ten countries of the world in terms of forest area, despite the fact that none of the other 9 countries has a population density of more than 150 persons Read More …