Animal and plant species are vanishing at an accelerating pace around the world — sometimes even before we know that they exist — but conservationists are pushing back against the juggernaut of mass extinction. From captive breeding to satellite tracking; restoring habitats to removing predators; shaming multinationals to nursing baby pandas and orangutans — in
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The ban on ‘Nokku Kooli’ is being greeted with scepticism in Kerala “Your Majesty, please give me a sarkari job, any job,” the shrewd young man pleaded with the king. “I will work without pay. I only need a job title and a flag.” The kind king gave him the title Thira Nokki , or “Watcher of the Waves”,
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New India Assurance is targeting an 18% growth in premium income this financial year, according to Chairman and Managing Director G. Srinivasan. The company registered premium income of Rs. 26,500 crore last financial year, as against the target of Rs. 26,000 crore. The growth last year was 19%. During the last two years, crop insurance
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