The HINDU Notes – 04th March

📰 THE HINDU - CURRENT NOTE 04 March 🌐 For Olive Ridleys, it’s paradise lost Tens of thousands of eggs laid by Olive Ridley sea turtles this year in Gahirmatha Sanctuary in Odisha, one of the world’s largest nesting grounds, are getting destroyed due to shrinking coastal space. The ongoing mass nesting of the endangered animals has enthused conservationists, but habitat … Continue reading The HINDU Notes – 04th March

The HINDU Notes – 03rd March

📰 THE HINDU - CURRENT NOTE 03 March 🌐 No camps within 100m of Ganga: NGT The National Green Tribunal prohibited all camping activity from Shivpuri to Rishikesh on beaches along the Ganga which fall within 100 meters of the river. The roughly 50 km stretch between Shivpuri to Rishikesh is a hub of ecotourism and river rafting. … Continue reading The HINDU Notes – 03rd March

The HINDU Notes – 01st March

📰 THE HINDU - CURRENT NOTE 01 March 💡 MoEF seeks five-year ban on BBC crew The Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change has urged the Ministry of External Affairs to revoke the visas of BBC’s South Asia correspondent Justin Rowlatt and his crew and prevent “their further entry into India, for a period of  not … Continue reading The HINDU Notes – 01st March

The HINDU Notes – 28th February

📰 THE HINDU - CURRENT NOTE 28 February 💡 Mapping dolphin proteins may benefit human health Mapping all the proteins found in the dolphin genome could pave the way for finding a new way to treat some common diseases that affect humans, say researchers. Dolphins and humans are very similar creatures. As mammals, we share a number of … Continue reading The HINDU Notes – 28th February

The HINDU Notes – 27th February

📰 THE HINDU - CURRENT NOTE 27 February 💡 Jaishankar to visit U.S. this week Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar travels to Washington D.C. to meet senior U.S. officials this week. Jaishankar is expected to discuss the way forward in bilateral ties, including a possible visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the U.S. in the next few months. The … Continue reading The HINDU Notes – 27th February

The HINDU Notes – 26th February

📰 THE HINDU - CURRENT NOTE 26 February 💡 Black rhinos on the brink of extinction As the value of rhinoceros horn touches $65,000 per kg, poaching has begun to drive the African black rhinoceros to “the verge of extinction” - not just by reducing its population size, but by erasing 70% of the species genetic diversity - says a … Continue reading The HINDU Notes – 26th February

The HINDU Notes – 25th February

📰 THE HINDU - CURRENT NOTE 25 February 💡 Rare luminous nebula poses cosmic puzzle Astronomers have spotted an enormous, glowing blob of gas in the distant universe, with no obvious source of power for the light it is emitting. Enormous Lyman-alpha nebula” (ELAN), it is the brightest and among the largest of these rare objects, only a handful of … Continue reading The HINDU Notes – 25th February