Growing Ties of Nepal – China

Growing Ties of Nepal – China Context: • Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Saturday held talks with Nepal’s top leadership here and discussed bilateral relations and mutual cooperation, as the two countries inked nine agreements, including one on the technical assistance scheme for the […]

Ob – Irtysh River System

Ob – Irtysh River System   Context: • The above mentioned river system is in news as Kazakhstan proposes to use the Ob-Irtysh river system to gain access to the Arctic. Background: • Kazakhstan aims to use the vast Ob-Irtysh river system to gain access […]

Olive Ridley Turtles

Olive Ridley Turtles Context: • There has been a decline of the population of the Olive Ridley Turtles on India’s east coast especially in the Godavari mangrove region. Background: • This region also includes Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary which also nests the olive ridley turtles. • […]