Day August 2, 2020

Dhole

• The paper titled ‘A strategic road map for conserving the endangered dhole Cuon alpinus in India’, was published recently in Mammal Review by Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society-India, the University of Florida, the Wildlife Conservation Trust, and the…

Contempt of court

• The Supreme Court of India has initiated contempt proceedings, on its own motion, against advocate-activist Prashant Bhushan. About: • Contempt of court is a concept that seeks to protect judicial institutions from motivated attacks and unwarranted criticism, and as…

Hong Kong security law

• China has unveiled a sweeping new national security law for Hong Kong giving China more controls on city state. The law is aimed at the pro-democracy movement that had captured global attention since last year. Background: • A former…

Young Population report

• The Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India released data on Young Population as part of the Sample Registration System (SRS) 2018 report. Key findings: • For the first time, more than half of India’s population, irrespective of gender…