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Human-Animal Conflict

Human-Animal Conflict: The Environment Ministry must constitute an advisory body of experts to tackle growing instances of human-animal conflict, according to a report by the Standing Committee on Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change headed by Rajya Sabha member Jairam Ramesh. The report analyses the Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2021 tabled in the Lok Sabha […]


NASA-ISRO NISAR Mission: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is working with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States of America to jointly realise a satellite mission named ‘NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR)’ for scientific studies of Earth. The NISAR mission is scheduled for launch in 2023. NISAR is optimised for studying […]

Regulatory Framework For Special Purpose Acquisition Companies

Regulatory Framework For Special Purpose Acquisition Companies: The government is reportedly considering a regulatory framework for special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). An SPAC, or a blank-cheque company, is an entity specifically set up with the objective of acquiring a firm in a particular sector. An SPAC aims to raise money in an initial public offering […]