LCA TEJAS gets operational clearance

LCA TEJAS gets operational clearance

Indian military aviation regulator Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification (CEMILAC) has awarded the final operational clearance (FOC) for the country’s first light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas MK I. Authorities handed over the FOC certificate and the...
Poshan Abhiyan and Mulnutrition in India

Poshan Abhiyan and Mulnutrition in India

UNICEF Representative in India Yasmin Ali Haque says Poshan Abhiyan is a massive step towards eradicating malnutrition and also serves as an added income for families. It is a central government scheme that focuses on reducing stunting, under-nutrition, and anemia in...
Eviction Order of Forest Dwellers

Eviction Order of Forest Dwellers

The Supreme Court has suspended the implementation of its controversial order directing states to evict around 2 million forest-dwellers from forests after the tribal affairs ministry pointed out that process of settling their claims and rights left a lot to be...
Indian Sundarban – A Wetland of International Importance

Indian Sundarban – A Wetland of International Importance

Indian Sundarban was accorded the status of ‘Wetland of International Importance’ under the Ramsar Convention. The Sundarbans comprises hundreds of islands and a network of rivers, tributaries and creeks in the delta of the Ganga and the Brahmaputra at the mouth of...
Polar Vortex

Polar Vortex

A polar vortex is an upper level low-pressure area lying near the Earth’s pole. There are two polar vortices in the Earth’s atmosphere, which overlie the North, and South Poles. Each polar vortex is a persistent, large-scale, low- pressure zone that...