The India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2019

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar released the India State of Forest Report (ISFR). The total forest and tree cover of the country is 80.73 million hectares which is 24.56 per cent of the geographical area of the country; As…

SHAHEED UDHAM SINGH: BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Shaheed Udham Singh, a revolutionary nationalist, was born on 26 December 1899, at Sunam, in the then princely state of Patiala. Born as Sher Singh, the brave Indian revolutionary is remembered for assassinating Sir Michael O’Dwyer, in order to avenge the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre….

DECEMBER 22 MARKED WINTER SOLSTICE IN NORTHERN HEMISPHERE

December 22 is a very important day for our planet and its relationship with the sun. December 22 is one of two solstices, days when the rays of the sun directly strike one of the two tropical latitude lines. December 22 marks…

Citizenship Amendment Bill becomes Act, President Kovind gives his nod

The Citizenship Amendment Bill, which now, after being passed by both the houses has become an Act after President Kovind gives his nod. It entitles Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis, and Christians facing religious persecution in the three nations-Muslim-majority neighbours…