Monday, September 28, 2020

Nature & Environment

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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...

Cyclone Nisarga: 2 sets of meanings. One Grant, Another Release

Cyclone Nisarga caused at least one sleepless night for Mumbai. The Media created awe and fear as none else can. The way it projected Cyclone Nisarga, caused sufficient concern. We cannot blame the media too
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Animals’ SOS. Urgent. In a Zoo. Better outside.

photo courtesy: coloribus.com Animals’ SOS. Urgent. In a Zoo. Better outside.The 140 year old zoo in Buenos Aires, Argentina has decided to let its inmates return to more natural settings. Readers may recollect Sandra, the...
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Rise! Get a Leg up. Cane do it!

photo courtesy: riselegs.com Cool Chilli’s pulse races! Chased by a myriad emotions…. NewsTikka’s spirit is kindled by Rise Legs,  enabling leg amputees lead equal lives. Endorsing ‘Make In India’, exemplifying self-sufficiency,sourcing locally, involving local artisans….. adding colour/ texture, tailor made to suit the customer…..it...
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Part 3 : The Neduvasal Project : Hydocarbon is important, But Physical and Ecological...

Fracking Pros and Cons in Part 2 This is the third and concluding part of this series on the Neduvasal Protests No Onus on ONGC? The ONGC (state owned Oil and Natural Gas Commission) had sometime back...
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Eye at Devasthal (God’s place) to view the heavens

Dear Reader, A proud moment for India and its Science community. Asia’s largest optical telescope was made operational on March 30th by the PMs of Belgium and India. Named after Aryabhatta, ancient India’s mathematician-astronomer, this...
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Cauvery, How Very sad! your water fuels fires!

Cauvery, How Very sad; your water fuels fires! The issue is not about water. The issue is never about any particular asset to be shared. It is never about the what. It is often, who we wish...

Mankind runs Amok, not the Circus Jumbo

    Mankind runs Amok, not the Circus Jumbo 'Punekars' or Pune-ites had a 'circus' scare for some time on Wednesday, 7th September. Rambo Circus' elephant Nithya created a scare amongst passers-by when she decided  to take a stroll by herself. Playful...
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Seafood Label on the Table no good?

Seafood Label on the Table no good? A worldwide survey on seafood has confirmed what patrons may have long suspected. Something is fishy about the table since the fish offered on the plate is sometimes not  the...