Charaideo Moidams of Assam

Context Recently, the central government has decided to put forth the name of Assam’s Charaideo moidams burial sites for addition to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage…

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Senna spectabilis invasive plant species

Context The Nodal Centre for Biological Invasions (NCBI) at the Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) has come out with a management plan to eradicate Senna spectabilis, the exotic invasive plant that…

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Giant leatherback Sea turtle

Context The Galathea Bay Wildlife Sanctuary notified in 1997 for monitoring marine turtles is home to tropical evergreen rainforests, coralline coast shelters, unique flora and fauna including the giant leatherback…

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Flora and fauna of Great Nicobar Island

Context Great Nicobar Island (GNI), situated at the end of the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, is in peril. If the proposed plans for an international container transshipment terminal, power plant, township…

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Governor’s address and constitutional mandatory

Context The Governor of Tamil Nadu, in the customary Governor’s address to Members of the Tamil Nadu Assembly, skipped an important and politically significant paragraph, which has stirred up a…

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