National Education Policy: Not Be Implemented In Tamil Nadu

National Education Policy: Not Be Implemented In Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has said the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 will not be implemented in Tamil Nadu. An expert committee would be formed soon to prepare a new education policy of the state. Tamil Nadu’s arguments: NEP being recommended by the Centre was […]

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA)

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA): The Editors Guild of India (EGI) has expressed shock over the Tripura police’s action of booking 102 people, including journalists, under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. This was for reporting and writing on the recent communal violence in the State. About the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act: Passed in 1967, the law […]

Mass Extinction Reason: Nature Geoscience

Mass Extinction: Before the Cretaceous mass extinction known for wiping out non-avian dinosaurs, the Earth had witnessed four other great mass extinctions. A paper published last week in the journal, Nature Geoscience, has come up with a new reason behind the first mass extinction, also known as the Late Ordovician mass extinction. The article notes […]

Logos Of Darjeeling Toy Train As Intellectual Property

Logos Of Darjeeling Toy Train As Intellectual Property: India has finally registered the logos (two) of the iconic ‘Toy Train’ internationally as its intellectual property. The claim for registration was sent to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) with the procedure laid down in WIPO’s Vienna Classification (VCL). There is a six-month window to register […]