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Glacial Lake Outburst Floods
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Glacial Lake Outburst Floods

Glacial Lake Outburst floods (GLOF) occur when water contained in glacial lakes, which are dammed by glaciers or moraines (moraines are accumulations of glacial deposits, consisting of soil and rocks, that are left behind by [Read More]

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A scientist slain

Teheran has accused Israel and the United States of orchestrating the killing of Mohsen Fakrizadeh who had been named two years ago by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the scientist heading Iran’s efforts to build [Read More]

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Assassination and its aftermath

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the Iranian scientist who led Iran’s nuclear weapons programme until it was disbanded, was assassinated last week. Suspicion immediately fell on Israel, which has been widely held responsible for assassinating several Iranian nuclear [Read More]

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The NPA Conundrum

In India, nearly Rs. 10 lakh crore worth of loans are NPAs. This is a massive sum and translates to more than 10 per cent of all loans given. When restructured and unrecognized NPAs are [Read More]

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The Paris Agreement is no panacea

Today, the Paris Agreement is deemed as the panacea for all environmental ills when the truth is that it is a repudiation of the principles of “common but differentiated responsibilities” and “the polluter must pay”. [Read More]

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Seasoned faces who could aid the return of America

Given the restorationist agenda for “rescuing” U.S. foreign policy after Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ conduct, most of Mr. Biden’s nominations are veterans of the Barack Obama administration. However, the decision to nominate his former colleagues [Read More]

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Legislative overreach

Most new enactments are not very effective because they are at odds with the basic principle of law making; namely, laws should be lenient but enforcement should be strict… (Read More)

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