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What is the Perseids meteor shower set to peak in mid-August?

Perseids Meteor Approx Read Time: 4 minutes In News: According to NASA, over 30 meteor showers occur annually and are observable from the Earth. The meteor shower that usually occurs between July and August is Perseids meteor shower. It takes place every year between 17 July and 24 August and will reach its peak around 12 to 13 August …

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Project proposals must include drone survey report: State wildlife board

State Board for Wildlife Approx Read Time: 8 minutes In News: The Maharashtra government has made drone survey and environment impact assessment reports mandatory for projects seeking the approval of the State Board for Wildlife (SBWL). Major Decisions by the State Board for Wildlife (SBWL) of Maharashtra: The 15th state wildlife board meeting was held …

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Food Vision 2050 Prize for Naandi Foundation

Arakunomics Model Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: Rockefeller Foundation has selected Naandi Foundation (Hyderabad-based non-profit) as one of the ‘Top 10 Visionaries’ in the world for the Food System Vision 2050 Prize. The prize was announced in New York on August 6. About: Arakunomics Model Naandi’s vision is titled as “Arakunomics model”. Origins in Araku …

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SC expands rights for daughters in Hindu Undivided Family property

Rights for Daughters Approx Read Time: 7 minutes In News: The Supreme Court has expanded on a Hindu woman’s right to be a joint legal heir and inherit ancestral property on terms equal to male heirs. The Supreme Court Judgement 2020: The Supreme Court through its judgement ensured “right of equality” of a daughter in a Hindu Undivided …

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Editorial Analysis: India and the emerging world

Polarization of World Powers Approx Read Time: 8 minutes US vs China: For the past two decades, China had been winning without fighting, while the US was fighting without winning. It could not go on that way forever and something had to change, and it did, in the 2016 American presidential election with the election …

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