Puri, Jan 21 (ANI): Over 150 Olive Ridley sea turtles and a few dolphins washed ashore dead in Odisha. Vultures gathered around turtles and dolphins carcasses on a beach near Pantha Niwas in Puri. Haunted by the sight, renowned sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik made sand sculptures of the turtles, along with a message reading ‘Give us Space to Live’. Pattnaik said the government should look into the matter and find out why turtles, dolphins and whales are dying so frequently in large numbers. The turtles died due to number of reasons, including entangling in the net of trawlers and garbage that pollutes the sea water.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari announced last month that FASTag will become mandatory for all vehicles effective December 1, 2019. Vehicles running without the FASTag will be charged twice normal rate at the toll gates
Nupur Patny, a fourth-year student at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology is developing an augmented-reality-based heat map on a smartphone platform to identify and ascertain sexual harassment-prone areas in Bengaluru.
The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) report last week ranked Delhi as the worst city for water quality, prompting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is also the DJB chairman, to challenge the Centre for a re-test.
S Jaishankar says that seven decades of foreign policy give us a lot of experience to introspect and think of India's march ahead on the world stage. He talks about defence preparedness, sound economy.
S Jaishankar explains the phases in which the Indian foreign policy changed ever since attaining independence in 1947. He talks about how the foreign policy evolved and adapted itself to the changing geopolitical paradigms throughout the Cold War.
External Affairs Minister and veteran diplomat S Jaishankar explains how global phenomena are ushering in changes in the contemporary geopolitics and how it requires a constant rebalancing of foreign policy.
Jampui Hills, located 210 km away from Agartala, right across the Tripura-Mizoram boundary, is famous for its sweet oranges. The tantalizing sweetness of the small-sized oranges fittingly earned a name of Jampui Kamola (orange) over the decades.
Foreign Minister S Jaishankar talks about the 'perennial' challenge from Pakistan. He says that in the last five years, a different normal has developed and the global conversation on the threat of cross-border terrorism has become serious.
Five months into his new role, Jaishankar will deliver the 4th Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture Thursday in New Delhi. The Ramnath Goenka Memorial Lecture was instituted in 2016 by The Express Group to mark 25 years of the passing of its founder.