Author: Taniya Thappa

Taniya Thappa is a Journalism student currently working with Asiana Times. She is passionate and ambitious about her goals. She always keeps exploring new fields and interests.

Image source: MakeMyTrip A Public Interest Litigation has been filed by Vinayak Yasvant Sanap, who is a journalist and a social media activist, through advocate Mayur Faria in the Bombay High Court, against the use of the Kandivali area playground for commercial purposes. Highlights A PIL has been filed against the use of the Kandivali playground. PIL is against the use of the playground for commercial purposes. A Navratri event is scheduled to be held from September 26 to October 5. The PIL is against the commercial use of the Late Pramod Mahajan Sports Complex in the Kandivali west area…

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A wild elephant was electrocuted due to human-animal conflict. The trap was laid by unidentified people in the Palakkad district of Kerala. The age of the elephant is believed to be between 15 and 20 years. The place where the incident took place is an estate owned by a private individual who has lived in the district for more than three decades. The dead body of the female elephant was found near the paddy field adjacent to the 350-meter-long wire laid by unidentified people on Wednesday morning.  Highlights A wild animal died due to electrocution. The trap was laid by…

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A border clash erupted along the borders of both countries in which around 100 people were killed. According to Armenia, Azerbaijan shelled its several regions including Jermuk and Goris. Whereas Azerbaijan says that the attack was to counter the large-scale provocations by the Armenian troops. 49 soldiers were killed on the Armenian side and 50 on Azerbaijan’s side. India observing all this, has asked the aggressor side to immediately cease hostilities. HIGHLIGHTS Armenia and Azerbaijan are again in a new round of clashes. Armenia lost 49 soldiers and Azerbaijan lost 50 soldiers. Fear of full-scale war hanging on us.  Where…

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Varanasi records the highest reduction of 53% in the levels of PM10 says the government. In 2017, the concentration of PM10 in the city was 244 micrograms per cubic meter which got reduced to 114 micrograms per cubic meter in 2021-2022. Highlights Varanasi tops the list of cities with the reduction in PM10, says the government. 95 out of 131 countries showed improvement in levels in the air. NCAP aims to reduce particulate matter all across India. Ninety-five out of 131 polluted cities under the National Programme on Clean Air, showed improvement in air quality. The PM10 concentration is found…

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Image Source : College Duniya The High Court directed St Stephen to withdraw its prospectus for admission 2022-2023. The court also added that the right under Article 30 is not absolute.  Highlights HC orders St Stephen college to withdraw its prospectus. St Stephen wanted to give 15% weightage to interview scores. DU guidelines consider CUET scores as the only criteria for admission. About St Stephen College St Stephen is one of the prestigious colleges of Delhi University on the North Campus. It was founded in the year 1881 by the Cambridge Mission to Delhi and was associated with Calcutta University…

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