India’s top richest pay only 3% of GST: Report

India’s top richest pay only 3% of GST: Report

India’s richest 1 per cent now own more than 40 per cent of the country’s total wealth, while the bottom half of the population as a whole share just 3 per cent of the wealth, according to the latest Oxfam India report. Wealth inequality The report titled “Survival of the Richest: The India story” further … Read more

Why so many incidents of flight accidents happening in Nepal?

Why so many incidents of flight accidents happening in Nepal?

The wreckage of the Tara Air plane that went missing in Nepal on Sunday has been found. Four Indians were also on board this plane. The twin-engine plane had taken off from Pokhara to Jomsom on Sunday but disappeared shortly after due to a loss of communication with the air traffic control system. The wreckage … Read more

Rapid urbanization: Kashmir losing majority of its agricultural land

Organic Farming And Its Scope

Kashmir is losing its main agricultural land and wetlands due to rapid urbanization and faulty land use, according to the 2016 policy paper on land use in Jammu and Kashmir, the Kashmir valley loses an average of 1375 hectares of arable land due to the rapid construction of commercial infrastructure, brickyards, residential neighbourhoods and commercial … Read more

The ‘Emperor of Winter’ Chilla-e-kalan begins in Kashmir

In Jammu and Kashmir, the 40-day ‘Chilla-e-kalan’, considered the ‘Emperor of Winter’, has started from December 21, but the severity of winter has already increased before the arrival of Chilla-e-kalan this year. Meteorological officials calling the cold wave unusual, and elderly Kashmiris say no such cold has been felt in recent decades. In Kashmir, meteorological … Read more

About 59% of Indian landmass is prone to earthquakes

7.6 magnitude earthquake damages buildings in Indonesia

About 59 per cent of India’s landmass is prone to earthquakes and 12 of the country’s 38 seismically vulnerable cities are located in the northern region states including Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir. As per the seismic zoning map of the country, the total area is classified into four seismic zones … Read more

Bombay HC allows cutting of 22k trees for bullet train project

Bombay HC allows cutting of 22k trees for bullet train project

On December 9, 2022, the Bombay High Court granted permission to fell nearly 22,000 mangrove trees in Mumbai, Thane and Palghar for the upcoming bullet train from Mumbai to Ahmedabad, “in the public interest” subject to several conditions. A bench from the division of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice Abhay Ahuja was listening to … Read more

Karthigai Deepam dedicated to the worship of Lord Murugan

Karthigai deepam 2022

Karthigai Deepam 2022: In Tamil Nadu, the famous Karthigai Deepam festival is being celebrated today. Most houses in Tamil Nadu will be lit up with diya’s this evening. This festival celebrates the triumph of light over darkness. This Festival is dedicated to the worship of Lord Murugan also known as Kartikeya, the son of Lord … Read more

What is Hunter Biden’s Laptop Controversy?

TwitterFiles: Hunter Biden’s Nude photos controversy

Billionaire Elon Musk, the owner of Twitter, sparked a new controversy this Friday by revealing the role played by this social network to “suppress” a note about Hunter Biden, son of current US President Joe Biden, weeks before the 2020 presidential election. What is the controversy all about? In October of that year, The New York … Read more

Types of Christmas trees, how much it cost in different countries?

Types of natural Christmas trees: how to choose it

There are several tree species used as Christmas trees, such as fir, pine, spruce, cypress, and cedar. For each of the main categories of Christmas trees, there are also different types among these. Additionally, there are many different varieties of artificial Christmas trees available. The region plays a big part in the type of tree you can … Read more