Elephants are found in Asia and Africa. Asia has three sub species of elephants. Scientific name of Indian elephant is Elephas Maximus Indicus. Indian female elephants do not have tusks.
I do not know about African Elephant but why elephants were not found everywhere? Why in India? Actually it has to do with food. Favorite food for elephants is leaves of sacred fig or peepal tree. This is how its leaves look like:
Even Odd Logic of Arvind Kejriwal.
Arvind Kejriwal is now Chief Minister of Delhi but he likes to behave like an emperor. His announcement that from January Even Odd numbering vehicles shall be alternatively ply on Delhi Roads is a reflection of this dictatorial mindset. Merely because Chief Justice of India agreed to comply does not make the order legal. The fact is that this Even Odd logic is not only illogical but is legally and morally incorrect if not draconian.
Freedom of locomotion is a fundamental right. Continue reading
A philosophical view of problem of climate change.
Environment damage is no more a question of debate. It is a fact. Hot and humid September in New Delhi and people under attack by Dengue is another example. Weather is not the only symptom. Depleting water table, polluted ground water, near extinction of vultures etc. are many pointers.
Why this mad rush to buy more?
Human race has out lived its welcome on earth. Consumerism which was attributed to west is now equally prevalent in metro cities of India, China and elsewhere. Consumerism and consumption are taken as actions of living. Sadly consumption is no more for living but consumerism is living. Buy buy and buy more.
Are we not guests?
Death would be a subject which may seem unrelated to environment and consumerism but it is not. Continue reading
The pleasant breeze. Bloom everywhere and just becoming unbearable Sun. It is springs time in New Delhi, India.
Mama nature, in her usual seasonal lactation in Monsoon, blessed us with plenty of rain last week. Official Monsoon has yet to arrive or has it already? Weather dept. was warning early date of monsoon this year but, in usual habit, no one trust them as they are more consistent in being far from accurate. Religious tourism went on as usual without any heed to warning. Local administration was also caught in surprise by the sudden ferocity of so-called pre-monsoon rain. Continue reading