Day October 27, 2021

Amur falcons

• With the arrival of the migratory Amur falcons to Tamenglong district of Manipur for the annual stopover, State Environment Minister has appealed to the people not to hunt the seasonal visitors. About: • The Amur falcon (Falco amurensis) is…

Insulin

• In a study that examined the effect of insulin on liver cells taken from mice, researchers have uncovered how insulin amounts shape the flow of information through the signalling network. About: • The study also provides insights into the…

[Editorial Analysis] Safety first

Mains Paper 3: Environment Prelims level: Mullaperiyar Dam Mains level: Disaster Management Context: • The Supreme Court’s direction on Monday to the supervisory committee for the Mullaperiyar dam on the issue of the maximum water level has revived the controversy…