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New Spider Species

New Spider Species: Two new species of litter-dwelling jumping spiders from the evergreen forests of the southern Western Ghats have been found by researchers from Christ College, Irinjalakuda. The newly discovered species, Habrocestum swaminathan and Habrocestum benjamin, which have been added to the illustrious roster of the genus Habrocestum. These spider species are the unsung […]

Akash Surface-To-Air Missile

Akash Surface-To-Air Missile: Indian “Iron-Dome” Akash Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) is competing against Chinese-made Sky Dragon-50 air defense systems to secure an order from Brazil. Akash Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) is a Short-Range Surface-to-Air Missile system to protect vulnerable areas and vulnerable points from air attacks. It was indigenously designed and developed by India’s Defence Research and […]

People’s Biodiversity Register

People’s Biodiversity Register: Thazhakara has become the first grama panchayat in Alappuzha and one of the first in Kerala to update and publish a comprehensive People’s Biodiversity Register (PBR) with the involvement of local communities. People’s Biodiversity Register serves as a comprehensive record of various aspects of biodiversity, including the conservation of habitats, preservation of […]