Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary star tortoises

Project of the Kerala Forest Department at the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) to rehabilitate Indian star tortoises (Geochelone elegans) seized from smugglers has turned into a major success. This makes the CWS the only rehabilitation centre for star tortoises in the country. Indian Star Tortoise Indian star tortoise (Geochelone elegans) is a threatened species of… Read More Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary star tortoises

India : world’s fifth largest military spender

India’s military expenditure grew around 8.5 per cent in 2016, making it the world’s fifth largest spender at $55.9 billion, figures released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) revealed. Key Facts The US remains the world’s largest military spender registering a growth of 1.7 per cent between 2015 and 2016 to $611 billion.… Read More India : world’s fifth largest military spender