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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......

Why the Dalai Lama Matters

'The Tibetan movement will never turn violent during the Dalai Lama's life-time.' IMAGE: His Holiness The Dalai Lama with retired Havaldar Naren Chandra Das, one of the five Assam Rifles soldiers......

Why must so many elephants die on the railway tracks?

'The prime minister can think of bullet trains and speed, but cannot think of special measures to save these magnificent creatures.' IMAGE: A female elephant after it was hit by a train near the......

Harish Kapadia: India's Greatest Mountaineer

Harish Kapadia is the only Indian to win mountaineering's most prestigious award, reports Sadiya Upade.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Early in November Harish Kapadia was conferred the......

Going ethical: The new strategy brands use to lure millennials

Consumers are increasingly opening up their wallets for the intangible promise of ethical manufacturing practices, healthier lifestyles and concern for the environment. Romita Majumdar......

Why environmentalists are worried about rubber plantations in Northeast

These plantations are not only eating into the land occupied by the region’s native forests, they could also disturb the ground water reserve and soil quality, says Ankur Paliwal. Rubber......

Eye on Jio, Airtel gobbles up Telenor for free

Bharti to spend Rs 1,600 cr for spectrum payout over 10 yrs; Telenor to service its own debt. In what will lead to yet another multinational exit in the telecom space, Bharti Airtel on Thursday......

Oil India wants to develop a major belt in Rajasthan: Utpal Bora

'The rejig would see overhaul of the entire company, including personnel management and deployment, structure, subsidiaries and financial allocation.' State-run Oil India Ltd (OIL) is set to usher......

India Shining! Precious forest land wiped away for 23,716 industrial projects

The government may claim planted trees compensate for forests lost, but that does not mean complex flora and fauna destroyed have been restored, points out Himadri Ghosh. Over the last 30 years,......

'The problem is that people in our country get used to bad news'

Kadvi Hawa has some very bad news for us all. A timid, old man walks barefoot on a parched piece of land. Dressed in a white dhoti, he has no use for a shirt that gets drenched in his sweat. The......

FIFA-AIFF football development program in seven Indian states

Dr Shaji Prabhakaran (left), Regional Development Officer for FIFA in South and Central Asia, and WIFA Chief Executive Officer Henry Menezes interact with media persons during AIFF Strategic Plan......
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RBI

The Reserve Bank of India has made linking of national biometric ID Aadhaar to bank accounts mandatory as part of its updated 'Know Your Customer... ...

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Photos that capture India's natural beauty

We bring you the best of India's photographs from readers. You can share your #India-Photos too! Rajib Mukherjee shows us why Kerala is God's own... ...

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Young Guns

The BJP and Congress have blooded a select group of aggressive and articulate young leaders to drive their party agenda ahead of the big face-off... ...

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CM to investors

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal releasing a booklet at the inaugural programme of NSE Investor Fair - 2018, in Guwahati on Saturday. UB Photos... ...

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How are you dealing with the plastic ban? Tell us

Dear readers, do you welcome the ban? Have you got rid of plastic completely? Tell us your stories, suggestions and share photographs of how you... ...

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