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SC notice to Actor Salman Khan in blackbuck hunting case

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SC notice to Actor Salman Khan in blackbuck hunting case

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS): The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice to Bollywood film star Salman Khan on a plea by the Rajasthan government challenging the stay on his conviction in a blackbuck hunting case. A police complaint was lodged Oct 2, 1998 against Salman Khan and the others for hunting Krishnamrig (blackbuck) deer on the […]

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Mounds of Hilsa drought due to El Nino phenomenon?

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Mounds of Hilsa drought due to El Nino phenomenon?

Kolkata, July 6,Sahana Ghosh(IANS): Anomalous warm ocean currents in the Pacific – attributed to the El Nino phenomenon – could be one of the reasons why the famed hilsa fish – or ilish as it is known among Bengalis – might remain in short supply for the connoisseurs of the prized marine food. Mounds of […]

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15+ Signs that the Global Economic Crisis is Accelerating as we Enter the Last Half of 2014

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15+ Signs that the Global Economic Crisis is Accelerating as we Enter the Last Half of 2014

London, Michael Snyder: A lot of people that I talk to these days want to know “when things are going to start happening”. Well, there are certainly some perilous times on the horizon, but all you have to do is open up your eyes and look to see the global economic crisis unfolding. As you […]

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Maharashtra gets 6th tiger sanctuary at Bor

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Maharashtra gets 6th tiger sanctuary at Bor

Mumbai/New Delhi, July 1 (IANS): Spelling cheer for tiger lovers, the union environment and forests ministry Tuesday notified the Bor Sanctuary, New Bor Sanctuary and the New Bor Extended Wildlife Sanctuary in Maharashtra as a critical tiger reserve, the sixth tiger sanctuary in the state. Maharashtra gets 6th tiger sanctuary at Bor The announcement was […]

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Editorial: Mindfulness emerges as hottest meditative tool

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Editorial: Mindfulness emerges as hottest meditative tool

New Delhi, 24 June-2014, Shudip Talukdar(IANS): Mindfulness is fast emerging as the hottest meditative tool, which is known to contribute to our wellbeing and productivity. Mindfulness is all about being focussed on the present moment, which has the power to liberate one from the shackles of past failures or pointless day dreaming about the future. […]

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UN enlists legal help to crack down on environmental crime

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UN enlists legal help to crack down on environmental crime

Washington, 22 June-2014(Reuters): The United Nations will seek ways to toughen environmental laws this week to crack down on everything from illegal trade in wildlife to mercury poisoning and hazardous waste. UN enlists legal help to crack down on environmental crime The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA), a new forum of all nations including environment ministers, […]

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Union Cabinet nod for supervisory panel on Mullaperiyar Dam

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Union Cabinet nod for supervisory panel on Mullaperiyar Dam

New Delhi, June 18(IANS): The union cabinet Wednesday approved the constitution of a supervisory committee on the Mullaperiyar Dam to look into the safety aspect of the proposed increase in height of the over 100-year-old structure. Union Cabinet nod for supervisory panel on Mullaperiyar Dam The three-member Supervisory Committee will look into the issues about […]

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India leads the way in combating climate change: Time

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India leads the way in combating climate change: Time

Washington, June 18 : India is leading the way in efforts to combat the challenges of global warming while sceptical Americans still question climate change, according to a new global survey by Time magazine.”The survey was conducted among 3,505 online respondents equally divided between the US, Brazil, Germany, Turkey, India and Korea.” India leads the […]

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Our model of development is carbon intensive: Journalist Bahar Dutt

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Our model of development is carbon intensive: Journalist Bahar Dutt

New Delhi, June 13(IANS): There might not be any end to the debate on how to develop without harming the environment, but an environmental journalist and author feels the problem lies in our development model that alienates locals perspective and is carbon intensive. Our model of development is carbon intensive: Journalist Bahar Dutt There is […]

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