We have missed the 2020 bus, says Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that there was a need for credible politics to ensure there can be credible policies that deliver the GDP growth rates that will make India a devel Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/we-have-missed-the-2020-bus-says-jaitley/article8922275.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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These Awesome Facts About Space Will Leave You In Awe.

Space: The undiscovered country. The final frontier. The last vestige of explorers. And, yes, the setting of Star Trek. Space is the greatest mystery and, even though it literally surrounds us, it’s the one we ignore the most. When was the last time you sat around and pondered how you’re sitting on a planet in the middle of the biggest “ocean” in existence? We did some pondering for you. These…

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These Insects Aren’t Wearing Costumes. They’re Cleverly Disguised Through Evolution.

Evolution has a funny way of changing things. It can cause some strange adaptations in the biology of different organisms. In the insect world, certain creatures have adapted to their surroundings for necessity and survival. No, the insects below aren’t wearing Halloween costumes. This is science!  1.) This praying mantis is cleverly disguised as part of this flower. imgur 2.) A butterfly cleverly disguised as an owl. imgur 3.) No, this…

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Monkey menace on the rise

There has been a marked increase in the population of monkeys across the district in the last couple of years and Forest Department officials have been finding it difficult to check the problem.Pagala Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/monkey-menace-on-the-rise/article9014671.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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Forest fire started by lit toilet paper spreads in Spain

Spanish authorities say that a forest fire started by a German man burning his soiled toilet paper continues to spread on La Palma in the Canary Islands. Spain’s acting Minister of Agriculture and En Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/forest-fire-started-by-lit-toilet-paper-spreads-in-spain/article8953376.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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A corner for nature

The project to make a large forest patch in Bengaluru India’s first ‘Butterfly Conservation Reserve’ (“A little neglect helps butterflies thrive in Bengaluru oasis”, Sept.1) is one that should be re Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/a-corner-for-nature/article9066608.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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