The work of 3Gs at the age of 5G internet: The Google, Government and Governance in Manipur

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Mr. Paojakhup Guite | Needless to say, “Minimum government, Maximum governance” is the oft-repeated liberal governing principle of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre and its ruled states across the country. I would like to paraphrase the maxim commensurably as ‘minimum interference, maximum intervention’. By semantics, ‘interference’ and ‘intervention’ have negative and positive … Read more

Badamwari: Almond Blossom in Kashmir

Badam Vaer spring in Kashmir

Every year the cold of winter melts away and spring brings a new beginning and hope. Spring has finally arrived. As a government, it has approved the opening of public parks. The arrival of these flowers signifies the departure of winter and the arrival of spring which attracts tourists from all over the world. The … Read more

Not every unusual weather event is a result of climate change

unusual weather is not climate change

Climate Kahani | The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a heat wave alert in many parts of the country including Maharashtra and Gujarat. The alert has been issued due to a combination of factors including the presence of a Western Disturbance over the Konkan region, causing a change in wind patterns, and prolonged dry … Read more

Mahatma Gandhi’s Problematic Views on Dalits in India

Mahatma Gandhi’s Problematic Views on Dalits in India

Whoever reads Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography knows very well that he did not believe in untouchability since he was a child. His mind was not prepared to accept that there can be so much difference between human beings that touching one corrupts the other. The term Dalit in India and its practice came into existence after … Read more

The Adani crisis may hamper India’s Net Zero goal, know-how!

According to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, India aims to reduce the emissions intensity of GDP by 45% by 2030 and reach net zero by 2070 while developing sustainably. Some of the initiatives to achieve this goal are the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy, utilization of green hydrogen, and transition … Read more

Why is pollution so bad in Meghalaya’s Byrnihat?

Byrnihat meghalaya pollution reason

According to CPCB, Byrnihat has been facing severe pollution for the last few days. Last week, the air quality index went to and fro from ‘very poor’ to ‘severe’ with PM2.5 levels ranging from 365-414. Central Pollution Control Board, CPCB, warns of respiratory illness on prolonged exposure, affecting healthy people and seriously impacting those with … Read more

Which animals can predict earthquakes?

Which animals can predict earthquakes?

Animals thanks to their highly developed senses can help save lives. There is no doubt about the fact that there are animals with impressive abilities, but did you know that some animals can predict the earthquake phenomenon? Today we are going to review the animals capable of predicting this type of event, sometimes even before measuring devices. You … Read more

MP’s Tribal woman, Lahari Bai, becomes India’s brand ambassador for millets

lahari bai millets dindori

Story of MP’s Tribal woman, Lahari Bai | Millets is a highly varied group of small-seeded grasses, widely green around the world as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human food. According to APEDA, millets are cultivated in over 93 countries throughout the world and sorghum is the most frequently grown millet. India is … Read more

Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: How safe is the world for females?

“INFIBULATION”, also called FGM (Female Genital Mutilation). The practice of excising the genitals of a girl or woman and stitching together the edges of the vulva to prevent sexual intercourse. This unethical practice is still dominant in the tribal communities of South Africa, and northeastern Africa, particularly in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, … Read more

Why is Mumbai’s air getting worse with each day?

mumbai air quality

For the past few months, Mumbai has been facing air pollution worse than Delhi. Data from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) shows that since November 2022, the majority of the days witnessed ‘poor’ AQI. And, such a high number of ‘poor’ air has not been witnessed by the city for at least six years. Mumbai’s … Read more