Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Nature & Environment

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Four new Frog species spring up in the Western Ghats!

Springing a Pleasant surprise! Four New Tiny Frog species in the  Western Ghats The Western Ghats continue to spring pleasant surprises on us.  A team comprising of members from the Kerala Forest Department  and the...
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Lantana – ‘A Plant as a Pariah’ – Foreign Flora & Fauna fetter our...

Foreign Genetic Material - Insemination into India's flora and fauna Protests against the ban on Jallikattu rocked Tamil Nadu and surprised the nation. It also brought into focus, issues that the media and various stakeholders...

Jallikattu & the ordinance – 5th and Final Part -Denouement or Development Awaited?

Jallikattu, Animal Rights and Ordinance. The Denouement, or Development Awaited?  This is the fifth and concluding part of the Jallikattu and Animal Rights Series, wherein we will sum up our observations on the Jallikattu protests,...

Jallikattu & Animal Rights – Part 4 – healthy native A2 Milk Vs ‘hybridized’...

  A2 Milk Vs A1 Milk. Indian Breeds Vs Imports Thanks to the debates raging over Jallikattu, many of us have become more aware about milk (A2 Milk :-)  ), its production and the various cattle...
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Jallikattu Ban: Sequence of Events and Poll Promises. BJP and Congress. Election Manifesto...

     Jallikattu and Poll Promises. BJP and Congress. - (compiled from various sources) The ongoing protests by the students at various places in Tamil Nadu including the Chennai Marina brings to fore some views. Some valid,...
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Is it Jallikattu Vs Animal Rights or Jallikattu & Animal Rights? – Part 1

Jallikattu Vs Animal Rights The most popular debate raging in the media and across various fora has been very engaging as well as confusing. The debate over the practice of Jallikattu on one hand versus the...
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Water, Water, Everywhere…..On the Brink of a Crisis!

  Water Water Everywhere... (This write-up is about the water crisis looming large in the Southern Indian State of Tamil Nadu. Water is a vast subject with multiple ramifications and hence there is much that is/could be...
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Historic and Stoic. Chennai weathers Cyclone Vardha.

  Historic and Stoic. Chennai weathers the Cyclone Vardha. Cyclone Vardha has come and gone. It has left in its wake a 'City emerging from the woods' as a leading daily captioned it. Officials estimate the...
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Eden gets Pink in health when Eves prosper Amid Adams!

It is a wonderful coincidence that this post on Pink coincides with the onset of Durga Asthami. Pink is not in the red Pink, the movie co-produced by Shoojit Sircar and directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury seems to...