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PHOTOS: Incredible India's heritage sites

The Great Himalayan National Park conservation area, a rich biodiversity in Himachal Pradesh and home to several rare and threatened species of flora and fauna, was on Monday approved for......

Questions India needs to ask on world biodiversity day

India is the chair of Convention on Biological Diversity till 2014. India has the chance to lead the world with setting high standards on biodiversity protection within India and with operations......

In PHOTOS: Endangered species fight for survival

Some of the most unique animals today are at the risk of becoming extinct. In 2010 -- the International Year of Biodiversity -- the United Nations wanted efforts to slow the accelerating pace of......

NGO 'dignifies relief' to help rebuild Uttarakhand

One year since the flash floods, there are serious concerns over poor infrastructure, environment and survival that continue to haunt people. Upasna Pandey reports The monsoon may come as a big......

Greenpeace: Of convenient lies and inconvenient truth?

‘Greenpeace has been brutal in targeting both India and the Manmohan Singh government. The push to go after Indian coal is driven by its long-term agenda. What is surprising is that China has......

Rich-poor divide comes to fore at biodiversity meet

It was a virtual throwback to the rhetoric of the North-South divide. As the delegates at the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity here struggled to arrive at an agreement on how to find......

NBA to file case against developers of BT Brinjal

The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) is all set to file the country's firstever bio-piracy criminal case against companies involved in developing BT Brinjal by using its local variety, a top......

World Bank nods $23.5m biodiversity loan for India

The World Bank on Thursday approved a $15.36 million credit and $8.14-million grant for a project to conserve high-value forest areas while improving the livelihoods of forest dependent communities......

Jairam talks tough before global meet

Inclusion of human pathogens in biodiversity and the use of derivatives of bio-resources are the non-negotiables for India at the upcoming Convention on Biological Diversity, wherein the country......

'Bio resources:India wants legally binding treaty'

India plans to play a larger role in protection of forests and biodiversity, especially in the 10th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity to be held in Nagoya, Japan, in......

Coming up this Friday: The Train, Janapriyan

This week's new Malayalam release, The Train, directed by the National award winning director, Jayaraj, is based on the Mumbai train bombings. Mammootty plays the lead. Jayasurya, who is a part of......

'I don't think I look like Katrina Kaif'

Zarine Khan made her debut last year in Salman Khan's Veer but her striking resemblance with Salman's ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif piqued everybody's interest more than her work. The pretty......

When Nicole Kidman praised Mallika

Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.Mallika Sherawat, who surprised everyone with her presence at the 83rd......

Is Katy Perry's marriage in trouble?

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Katy Perry and Russell Brand's three-month marriage has reportedly hit a rocky patch. The singer is reportedly......

From Passenger to Arjunan Saakshi

Writer-director Ranjith Sankar surprised everyone with his maiden Malayalam venture, Passenger. The film starring Dileep, Sreenivasan and Mamta Mohandas was appreciated by the critics and......
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Q. Today is International Day for Biological Diversity. Any idea what is significance of observing such a day?
Lucky:  A.  more

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Q. who coined the word biodiversity
Ramesh Bk:  A. to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. more

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Q. What does it mean by bio diversity?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. Edward O. Wilson more

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  Web results for Biodiversity
Nature trail at Sheila Dikshit's former house now out of bounds for children

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit along with school children, admiring a 'hanging garden'... ...

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Bt moment

This refers to the article The humble brinjal's ? (Aug. 1). Bt brinjal is but a small step towards ushering in other genetically modified crops in... ...

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North America Beauty and Personal Care Market 2014 - 2018 a New Research Report Available at Sandlerresearch.org

PRWeb 2014-08-01 Beauty and Personal Care Market in North America 2014 - 2018 report profiles key players in the Beauty and Personal Care Market... ...

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Pat Harrison to Serve as Interim BRIT® Executive Director Effective, August 1, 2014

PRWeb 2014-08-01 The Board of Directors of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) today announced the appointment of Patricia Harrison... ...

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D D Misra takes over as Director (HR) of ONGC

Desh Deepak Misra has taken over as the Director (Human Resource) of India's most valuable public enterprise Oil and Natural Gas Corporation... ...

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