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Centre steps in to protect Assam's rare rhinos

Union Minister of Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed anguish over the unabated poaching of the rare one-horned rhinoceros in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and the......

Poachers have hunted down 193 rhinos since 2001 in Assam

Assam Environment and Forest Minister Rakibul Hussain said that as many as 193 one-horned rhinos have been killed in protected forest areas in Assam between 2001 and August 3, 2014. A total of 126......

Gogoi seeks special force to protect Kaziranga rhinos

With rhino poachers creating havoc in the Kaziranga National Park, the Assam government has sent a proposal to the Union government for raising a Rhino Protection Force with more than......

India honours its most talented and bravest kids

With a medal, a commemoration letter and a pat of encouragement on their shoulders, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday handed the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement to 20 talented......

Coming soon: Rhino Protection Force in Assam

The Centre will create a Special Rhino Protection Force in Assam to protect the animal from poaching and form a task force to enquire into encroachment of forest land in the state, Union......

Confused about the Budget proposals? Please read this

Extends fiscal deficit reduction roadmap by one year to 2017-18 Raises services tax, to implement GST by April 2016 and cut corporation tax from 2016-17 to 25% by 2020 The Government has presented......

NITI Aayog: States react with caution, want fine print

Andhra Pradesh mulls its own body; Telangana hopes to get funds without shackles; Congress-ruled states such as Kerala, Karnataka and Assam express concern State governments, even those run by the......

In 50 days, Modi govt gave green nod to 5 projects

The Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance government has given environment clearance to five projects since it took charge on May 26.  A total of 394 projects are still awaiting......

Gujarat's labour law not industry-friendly: Survey

The government of Gujarat has been projecting its industrial growth as a model for other states but it does not appear so industry-friendly in the number of labour laws one needs to comply with,......

Will shale gas become a game-changer for India?

The UK shale gas 'pad allowance' would cut tax on production income by about half to 30 per cent, notes Kunal Bose. Experts across the world feel India, largely dependent on imports of oil and gas,......

Back from Cannes, Sonam celebrates with grandmom

Sonam Kapoor and sister Rhea Kapoor celebrated their grandmother's birthday on Sunday, and the latter tweeted a picture with the three of them (left). 'Happy birthday nani!! Love you!' the sisters......

The prime of Manisha Koirala

So Manisha Koirala's getting married (on June 19). As we congratulate the gorgeous Nepali actress, it's interesting to look back on her career and see how few of her films have actually been good.......

Triple treat for Kannada moviegoers

Premism, Thipparalli Tarlegalu and Satya are the three Kannada movies releasing on the same day this week. Premism is for those looking for a "youthful entertainer with an unexpected climax"......

Power Your Champions -- contribute just Rs 100

Olympic Gold Quest's recently-launched programme, 'Power Your Champions', attempts to involve the country's sports fans in its quest for a gold medal at the Olympics. OGQ Chief Operations Officer......
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Tourism focus at Chandardinga fest

Chandardinga hillock in Dhubri district Dhubri, March 25: A three-day festival to showcase the tourism potential of hillocks with mythological... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150326/jsp/northeast/story_10819.jsp
Director from state makes novel carbon neutral film

Guwahati: Filmmaker from the state, Biswajit Bora, will set a benchmark in filmmaking by making the country's first carbon neutral Hindi film,... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Director-from-state-makes-novel-carbon-neutral-film/articleshow/46693072.cms
Move to bifurcate Cotton varsity, college opposed

AJIT PATOWARY GUWAHATI, March 25 The Cotton College community as a whole has stood up against the reported move of the State government to... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=mar2615/city051
Coal blocks nod to hinge on forest law

The de-allocated coal blocks that were auctioned recently will get environment clearance only if they are not in violation of the forest laws.... ...

http://www.asianage.com/business/coal-blocks-nod-hinge-forest-law-095
Trapped in Gloom

A child wading through the flood-struck Assam in a basket boat, melancholy etched over his wide-eyed innocence. Jayaraj says this press photograph... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/malayalam/Trapped-in-Gloom/2015/03/26/article2730234.ece

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