PM Modi strikes again with Remonetisation! 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the country by surprise when he banned old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 on November 8, 2016. However, PM Modi’s master stroke has finally paid off as more than 90% of the black money has been recovered according to the Reserve Bank of India. The latest RBI report … Continue reading PM Modi strikes again with Remonetisation! 

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What time zones are the poles in?

What time zones are the poles in? http://theindianeconomist.com/poles-time/

What are you reading now? [:Identity politics]

I am reading the role of caste in Politics in India since Independence. It is interchangeably described as the politicization of caste or caste politics, or broadly, identity politics. Google Identity and it says: fact of being who or what a person or thing is. Our Indian (Apex) 'Supreme Court' say "Caste is also a … Continue reading What are you reading now? [:Identity politics]

Election Day @Manipur, INDIA

Yesterday on the 04th of March 2017, we all (80% turn out prelim for valley region) went to cast our votes. This will result in formation of a government recycled/new in the State by 17th of March 2017 for a term of 5 years. Presently it is being held by a party Indian National Congress … Continue reading Election Day @Manipur, INDIA

Prosopis juliflora | seemai karuvelam

From being hailed as a godsend in the face of severe firewood shortage in the 1960s, seemai karuvelam has turned into a monster species that everybody loves to hate Today, it is vilified as an invasive tree that causes enormous damage to the environment and inhibits the growth of indigenous plants in Tamil Nadu, India … Continue reading Prosopis juliflora | seemai karuvelam

Congress Rajya Sabha MP Haji Abdul Salam passes away

He was a Member of Parliament, representing Manipur State in the Rajya Sabha for the second term of 2014 until his death in 2017. He belonged to the Indian National Congress political party. Born: 1 March 1948 Died: 28 February 2017 Constituency: Manipur

Black rhinos on the brink of extinction

Scientific Reports says as the value of rhinoceros horn touches $65,000 per kg, poaching has begun to drive the African black rhinoceros to “the verge of extinction” - not just by reducing its population size, but by erasing 70% of the species’ genetic diversity. Genetic variation is the cornerstone of evolution, without which there can be … Continue reading Black rhinos on the brink of extinction

International Rare Disease Day (IRDD)

The International Rare Disease Day (IRDD) is held every year on the last day of February to raise awareness for rare diseases and improve access to treatment and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families. The 2017 IRDD is held on February 28 with theme “Research” And slogan ‘With research, possibilities are … Continue reading International Rare Disease Day (IRDD)