Future of tourism Editorial 11th Nov’19 FinancialExpress

Headline : Future of tourism Editorial 11th Nov'19 FinancialExpress Details : World Tourism Day: For the first time, India was the host country for the official celebration of the World Tourism Day on September 27. It was themed ‘Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future for All’, highlights the sector's contribution in employment generation. Importance of tourism … Continue reading Future of tourism Editorial 11th Nov’19 FinancialExpress

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Irrawaddy Dolphins in Chilika lake

Chilika lake It is Asia's largest brackish water lagoon. It lies in Odisha state on the eastern coast of India, at the mouth of the Daya River flowing into the Bay of Bengal. Because of its rich bio-diversity and socio-economic importance, Chilika was designated as a Ramsar site in 1981 to afford better protection. It … Continue reading Irrawaddy Dolphins in Chilika lake

About Lokpal Act, 2013 and Lokpal

About Lokpal Act, 2013 and Lokpal The Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013 provides for creation of anti-graft ombudsman to investigate corruption charges against public functionaries including Prime Minister, Ministers and Member of Parliament. The bill was passed in the parliament in December 2013 and received assent from President on in January 2014. Composition of Lokpal … Continue reading About Lokpal Act, 2013 and Lokpal

In focus: SMART Police stations

In focus: SMART Police stations Introduction In the 2014 DG/IG Annual Conference, the Prime Minister had introduced the concept of SMART policing. SMART Police expands for Sensitive but Strict Modern with mobility Alert and Accountable Reliable and Responsive Trained and Techno-savvy SMART Police Stations In the making of SMART Police, the Ministry of Home Affairs … Continue reading In focus: SMART Police stations

Elephant Census

The Elephant census techniques fall into two classes: 1. Direct counts: In this the elephants are counted. It can either be carried out from the air or from the ground. In this the whole of the designated area is searched, and it is assumed that all elephants are located and counted accurately. 2. Indirect counts: … Continue reading Elephant Census

BASICS: About Smog

Headline : BASICS: About Smog Details : SMOG The word "smog" is an amalgam of the words "smoke" and "fog."Smog is produced by a set of complex photochemical reactions involving volatile organic compounds (VOCs), nitrogen oxides and sunlight. Ground-level ozone is the main constituent of smog.Ozone can be beneficial or harmful, depending on its location. Ozone … Continue reading BASICS: About Smog

International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean)

International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean) ITCOocean is being set up by ESSO-INCOIS in Hyderabad, India.ESSO-INCOIS or the Indian National Center for Ocean Information Service (INCOIS), under Earth System Science Organization (ESSO) is a dedicated institution for operational oceanography. The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission will support ESSO-INCOIS for capacity building activities in the field of operational … Continue reading International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean)