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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......

India has never pursued an offensive bio weapons programme

In 2003, the United States Congressional Research Service asserted that there is a danger that India may develop a bio weapons programme. It claimed that 'India is believed to have an active......

Ahead of PM's visit, protests in Hyderabad on Telangana

Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Hyderabad on Tueday, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi and Telangana Joint Action Committee leaders launched a stir over the Telangana statehood......

New genetic tool reveals skewed rhino population

For the first time advanced genetic tools are being used to take the census of Greater One-horned rhinoceros in the Gorumara National Park of West Bengal.As part of a project undertaken by......

Indo-US joint statement hails partnership

Joint Statement of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and President Barack ObamaNovember 08, 2010Reaffirming their nations' shared values and increasing convergence of interests, Prime Minister......

Nestle's cumin extract patent bid raises hackles

The age-old Indian home remedy of dadima ka nuskha (grandma’s advice) using kala jeera or kalaunji to treat many ailments might not be as freely available if a Nestle move comes off. The......

World Bank's prescription to eradicate poverty

Observing that environmental degradation holds back growth, a top official of the World Bank on Wednesday said that conservation of biological diversity is essential for poverty......

'Clean fuel for 54 cities by end of 12th Plan'

As many as 54 cities in the country will have clean fuel, both petrol and diesel, by the end of the 12th Five Year Plan, Union Environment Ministry secretary T Chatterjee said in Hyderabad on......

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......

Full text of the BRICS declaration in Sanya

Leaders of BRICS -- China, Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa -- issued a joint declaration at the conclusion of the BRICS Summit in Sanya (China) on Thursday.The joint declaration lists the......

  People speak for convention on biological diversity

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Q. Are zoos negligent about the health of animals?
:  A. 1.1 The growing awareness for nature & wildlife conservation has made zoos a popular institution. Estimates indicate that 10% of the world's...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/are-zoos-negligent-about-the-health-of-animals//answers/14224870

sanjay khanna
Q. What is the subject matterof the novel " midnight children"by Sulman Rashdie ?
Sanjay Khanna:  A. is a loose allegory for events in India and Pakistan both before and, primarily, after the independence and partition of India, which took place at...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-subject-matterof-the-novel-quot-midnight-childre/14220608/answers/13605615

sitapati rao
Q. Difference between molecular microbiology and biotechnology
Sitapati Rao:  A. Molecular Biology: Molecular biology is the study of biology at a molecular level. The field overlaps with other areas of biology and chemistry,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/difference-between-molecular-microbiology-and-biotechnology/13605598/answers/11866523

Satish
Q. WHAT IS BIO DIVERSITY
Satish:  A. The most straightforward definition is "variation of life at all levels of biological organization". A second definition holds that...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-bio-diversity/11866444/answers/10465750

  Web results for Convention On Biological Diversity
Argos Therapeutics Presents Data Showing the Impact of HIV Antigen Sequence Divergence on Durable Viral Control Following Treatment With Autologous Immune Therapy

GlobeNewswire 2014-07-21 Phase 2a Data for AGS-004, Argos' Investigational Fully Personalized Immunotherapy for HIV, Presented at the... ...

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Packrats Were Able to Eat Poison After Fecal Transplants

Eating toxic creosote bushes proved fatal after antibiotics killed the gut microbes in woodrats. Those that never ate the plants were able to do so... ...

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Eventuful Conference Season For Darwin Convention Centre

Darwin Convention Centre is geared up for an event-packed Conference Season with over 9,000 delegates expected to converge on Darwin from July to... ...

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John Carvalho Challenges Conventional Wisdom Regarding World Problems And Human Psychology In Provocative, New Book The Crisis Of Our Time

PRWeb 2014-07-20 John Carvalho challenges conventional wisdom regarding world problems such as global health, economic recessions, planetary... ...

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Javadekar

The Nagoya Protocol, which will create incentives to conserve biodiversity, has received the required 50th instrument of ratification on July 14,... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/Nagoya-Protocol-to-Help-Conserve-Biodiversity-Javadekar/850306

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