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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......

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......

Ex-UK PM aide Coulson jailed for 18 months for phone hacking

Andy Coulson, a former aide of British Prime Minister David Cameron, was on Friday sentenced to 18 months in jail for his involvement in the highly controversial phone-hacking scandal that rocked......

A 'corporate hand' behind the 'foreign hand'?

It is regrettable that the IB has tried to devalue the expertise available both within the concerned ministry and in the scientific community by its allegations. Governments and NGOs in many......

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......

The rising vulnerability of emerging markets

Emerging markets could be affected by a combination of lower liquidity and higher dollar interest rates caused by a hike in the US Fed funds rate, says Abheek Barua. Europe's ability to shock......

What legacy does Raghav Bahl leave behind?

Of the 131 entities Raghav Bahl follows on Twitter, 20 are politicians and political parties. The rest are a mix of journalists, policymakers, newspapers and Network18 news channels. He follows......

Budget: Experts seek higher farm investment, market reforms

Agriculture experts on Thursday asked the government to boost investment in the sector, upgrade farm technologies and issue bonds to fund incomplete irrigation projects, besides focusing on market......

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,......

Will the real RGV please stand up?

From the sublime to the ridiculous, Ram Gopal Varma’s films have been at the extreme ends of the Bollywood spectrum. Ranjeeta Ganesan decodes the original poster boy of “new......

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......

Delay in trial of cycling dope mastermind

The high-profile and much-delayed trial of a Spanish doctor accused of masterminding a doping ring in cycling got off to an anti-climactic start on Monday when his testimony was postponed until......

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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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The daily life of Putin, a dictator in his labyrinth

The president wakes late and eats shortly after noon. He begins with the simplest of breakfasts. There is always cottage cheese. His cooked portion... ...

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Urgent action is required to improve the health of the world's limited soil resources and stop land degradation, so as to ensure that future... ...

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Experts against haste in green nod for projects

The experts point to a decision by environment minister Prakash Javadekar to allow the Indian coast guard to install a static radar on Narcondam in... ...

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Giant anteaters kill two hunters in Brazil

Giant anteaters in Brazil have killed two hunters in separate incidents, raising concerns about the animals' loss of habitat and the growing risk... ...

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Just a question of time before rhinos decimated

MOBARAQUE HUSSAIN MIRZA, July 25 The tall claims of the State Government about protecting the world famous one-horned rhinos of Kaziranga... ...

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