Indian Diaspora: The roots of global success

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: International Relations –Indian Diaspora   Source: Business Standard Context: In times when it is difficult for an immigrant to succeed, we notice the remarkable presence of Indians in the leadership of global organizations: IBM, Google, Microsoft, and now the World Bank.   Reasons behind this: Education: Indians place a strong emphasis …

Odisha reports 542 forest fires in last 7 days, highest in India: FSI

GS Paper 1 Syllabus: Geophysical phenomenon   Source: HT Context:  Forest fires continued to remain unabated in Odisha after the state recorded 542 such cases in the last seven days making it the highest among all states in the country.   Forest fires in India: Causes of a Forest fire: Natural: Such as lightning, high …