Climate change - responding to a global challenge
MORE frequent torrential downpours causing flash
floods and landslides threatening lives and property could be
attributed to climate change due to Global Warming. A sea level
rise, droughts and a multitude of other changes would drastically
change the world’s climatic landscape in the future.
UP Elections - Mayawati proves wrong all Exit Poll surveys
Defying all Exit Poll surveys and political
analysts, Mayawati’s BSP romped home victorious with a majority on
her own in UP, the biggest State in India, by winning 206 out of 400
seats. BSP was founded by Kanshi Ram, a dalit leader, to empower low
castes and Mayawati was handpicked by him to lead the party.
Tigers take terror ops to space
While the attention of most remains drawn to the
LTTE’s development of an air capability, a piecing together of its
recent activities indicate that its new focus is on developing a
much more ambitious capability in space, using it to best effect in
its communications offensive against Sri Lanka, and to further its
aim of being a dominant force in the South Asia region.