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IN PHOTOS: 10 most endangered species

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature on Tuesday released a list of 100 species closest to extinction. More than 8,000 scientists......

Harvest of history from a paddy field

The Kerala government is inviting international marine, archaeological and conservation experts to examine a sailing vessel, believed to be around 920 years old, excavated from a paddy field owned......

Study debunks notion that Asian Americans prefer boys over girls

In analysing census data from 2007-2011, researchers found that the at-birth sex ratios of Asian Americans are the same as white Americans. Arthur J Pais reports As South Dakota became the eighth......

Those who lost polls still engaging in vote-bank politics: PM

In a veiled attack on Congress and Samajwadi Party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused them of continuing to practice vote-bank politics to divide society and asserted that disturbance of peace......

Modi meets Brazilian President; both call for UNSC reforms

India and Brazil on Wednesday called for urgent progress in reforms of the UN Security Council, as they agreed to scale up bilateral ties and deepen cooperation in international fora. The decision......

Copenhagen: 10 'flagship' species at risk named

A report released at the Copenhagen climate change conference by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed ten species likely to suffer huge losses due to global......

Energy conservation: Only lectures won't do

There was a jamboree in town recently, a gathering of the powerful and famous, to discuss the international agreement on climate change that the world must carve out in Copenhagen this December.But......

Key lessons for the new 'Planning Commission'

It would be unrealistic to expect the new institution to be able to credibly advise on all big issues in national development right away, says Shankar Acharya. Ever since the prime minister......

India, Japan sign MoU to turn Varanasi into a 'smart city'

This will serve as framework for Smart heritage city programme between the two countriesPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Japan began on a significant note on Saturday, with an......

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in French fraud case

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been put under formal investigation by French magistrates for alleged negligence in a political fraud affair dating from 2008 when she was finance minister. Lagarde......

PIX: Robert Downey Jr, Robert Duvall at Toronto Film Fest

Hollywood stars descend on the TIFF red carpet.After Priyanka Chopra and Al Pacino, several Hollywood A-listers arrived at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival. Here's looking at the......

Review: Nothing should keep you from watching 2 States

Krish's relationship with his family, particularly his mother, is better explored than his relationship with Ananya, which results in 2 States being more of a deep and meaningful family drama than......

Youngistaan review: I wouldn't vote for It

Youngistaan neither says something new nor does it reinforce time-tested wisdom in a way that you actually want to pay attention to it, feels Paloma Sharma. The civilisation is ancient, the......

Does Mallika Sherawat make the perfect Bachelorette?

Bachelorette India: Mere Khayalon Ki Mallika, as bad as it is, doesn’t stand to score even on the counts of being unintentionally funny because it reeks of desperation, feels Nishi Tiwari.......

What you should know about the Malegaon film industry

The recent fifth Nasik International Film Festival (NIFF) showcased 188 films -- short films, documentaries, animation films and feature films. A statue of the pioneer of Indian cinema,......

Meet Pakistan's braveheart female squash ace

Maria Toorpakai Wazir. Photograph Courtesy: Facebook South Waziristan, in north-west Pakistan, is regarded as the home of the Taliban. Forget playing any sport, but girls here rarely go to school.......

World Cup Qualifiers: 'England's approach has not changed'

While the gloom has lifted around England's prospects of reaching the World Cup after their 4-1 hammering of Montenegro on Friday, manager Roy Hodgson says his approach has not altered in the face......

IPL spot-fixing: Legalised betting can even the odds

If the spot-fixing scandal in cricket and the revelations around it prove anything, it is that the time has come to legalise betting in India, feels Ayaz Memon. As the latest spot-fixing scandal......

Injured Saha may give way to Vijay: Fleming

Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on Saturday said wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha is carrying injuries and his fitness will be assessed before the Pepsi Indian Premier League game......

Ronaldo powers Real to victory, Barca also win

Cristiano Ronaldo proved too powerful for Athletic Bilbao as he scored with a fizzing free kick and a towering header in Real Madrid's bruising 3-0 victory at San Mames in La Liga on Sunday. The......

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Q. which flower gives worst smell? is it the largest flower of the world?
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Q. What is a Biosphere Reserve ?
Ambuj Kumar:  A. Biosphere reserves are areas of terrestrial and coastal ecosystems promoting solutions to reconcile the conservation of biodiversity with its...... more

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New Delhi gets six eToilets

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Six electronic public toilets were Saturday inaugurated for the public in the Delhi Cantonment Board (DCB) area. The... ...

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Indian officials invite Chinese buyers for Red Sanders auction

China may buy large stocks of Red Sanders from Andhra Pradesh after a team of officials from the state aggressively campaigned among Chinese buyers... ...

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Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) records outstanding results achieving the highest ever net profit till date of Rs. 4060.88 crores

Mumbai: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) has recorded outstanding results in all the facets of business for the year 2013-2014. Both in... ...

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Interactive Session On "ESCO Financing ...

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) in association with IEEMA & ICAI has conducted an Interactive session on "ESCO financing for High Energy... ...

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ONGC to begin output from KG-5 block in 2019

State-owned ONGC 's significant oil discovery in Bay of Bengal will begin production in 2019, with a peak output of 4.5 million tonnes a year, 20%... ...

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