New frog species discovered in Western Ghats, named after former DU vice-chancellor

Source: Indian Express What is the News? A team of Delhi University researchers has discovered a new frog species in the Western Ghats and has named it “Minervarya Pentali”. About Minervarya Pentali: Minervarya Pentali is a new frog species from the genus Minervarya. It is also among the smallest known Minervarya frogs. The species was… Continue reading New frog species discovered in Western Ghats, named after former DU vice-chancellor

Accepting radical otherness

Source: The Hindu Relevance: Religious tolerance is essential to preserve and protect Indian diversity. Synopsis: The U.S.-based Pew Research Center’s survey has thrown up an interesting finding on religious tolerance in India. Introduction: Pew Research Center has recently released the results of the survey titled ‘Religion in India: Tolerance and Segregation’. The survey takes a closer… Continue reading Accepting radical otherness