#1. Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) Founded on 15 September 1883, is one of the largest non-governmental organisations in India engaged in conservation and biodiversity research Headquarters: Hornbill House, Mumbai The BNHS logo is the great hornbill, inspired by a great hornbill named William, who lived on the premises of the Society from 1894 until… Continue reading 6 Animal Welfare Organisations of Importance in India
State of Indian Agriculture & renewed focus on increasing a farmer’s income If we go back in time (aug 2015) and read this PIB release – National Agricultural Market – A Harbinger of Change, we would realise that government realised (yet again) the importance of agriculture in Indian economy. While the Government has rolled out large… Continue reading National Agricultural Market: How is this a necessity for India?
East Asia Summit is a unique Leaders-led forum of 18 countries of the Asia-Pacific regionformed to further the objectives of regional peace, security and prosperity. Why is EAS important? 10 East Asia Summits have been held so far. India has been a part of this process since its inception in 2005. Think of it this way –… Continue reading East Asia Summit (EAS)
Article Link Few recent accidents, in various parts of the country in the last few days, have once again brought into focus the need to enhance road safety. Why be concerned about this? In India, over 1,40,000 people die and more than 5,00,000 suffer serious injuries every year in road crashes. Between 2012-14, there were… Continue reading Driving Home The Bill