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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......

President Pranab's address to Parliament: The transcript

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday addressed the first joint sitting of Parliament as mandatorily required under the Constitution after the general elections. The address is the political,......

How the media whitewashes Narendra Modi

Make no mistake: Modi is incurably authoritarian and will brook no dissent, says Praful Bidwai. When Indira Gandhi imposed the Emergency in 1975, the vast majority of Indian academics,......

Full Text: What Prez Obama said at the State of the Union Address

Read the full transcript of President Obama’s State of the Union address on Wednesday at the US Capitol in Washington. As prepared for delivery - Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of......

Human life is obviously cheaper in India than in the US

How on earth did Dr Manmohan Singh and his ministers conclude that the casualties of a disaster in a nuclear plant would be fewer than the deaths and injuries caused by the Bhopal gas tragedy? And......

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......

Life begins at 40: Nation's insurer must now sport a new look

As a government-owned behemoth, Life Insurance Corporation managed to stay ahead of the competition when the sector was thrown open - but only with some painful changes. Life Insurance Corporation......

Controversial deal to redevelop Jaipur lake before apex court

The dispute over the way in which the Rajasthan government is seeking to re-develop Jaipur's historic Mansagar lake and its environs, may come up before the Supreme Court today, report Paranjoy......

LNG - Pipe dreams vs reality

India and Japan issued a joint statement in September 2013 seeking to form a multilateral group of liquefied natural gas buyers to eliminate the premium that Asian importers pay to buy the fuel.......

Why govt should scrap Adani's Mundra plan

By refusing permission for the proposed ship-breaking facility, India can send a categorical message to the foreign ship owning countries that they should keep their own waste and recycle it, feels......

  People speak for international union for conservation of natur

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Q. which flower gives worst smell? is it the largest flower of the world?
Ambuj Kumar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-flower-gives-worst-smell-is-it-the-largest-flower-of-t/21673311/answers/

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Q. full form of IUCN Related to animal?
Ambuj Kumar:  A. International Union for Conservation of Nature. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/full-form-of-iucn-related-to-animal/21673311/answers/11730095

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Q. Expand IUCN, the world's main authority on the conservation status of species.
Khan:  A. International Union for Conservation of Nature more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/expand-iucn-the-worlds-main-authority-on-the-conservation-st/11730064/answers/13144561

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Q. What is the nests size of the red wood ant?
Shinning Star:  A. Red Wood Ants are usually considered by colony. One colony can consist of as many as half a million individuals, but is still generally considered...... more

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France seizes 170 rare baby tortoises at airport

French customs officials said today they had found 170 critically endangered baby tortoises wrapped in sticky tape and hidden in the secret... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/france-seizes-170-rare-baby-tortoises-at-airport-114122901001_1.html
Rare forest owlet in danger from tribals

The recent sighting of the forest owlet, a critically endangered bird according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) red... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-rare-forest-owlet-in-danger-from-tribals/15873160
Study

New Delhi: Diverse freshwater ecosystems of the Western Ghats and a large variety of species they contain face the "highest level of threat" due to... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/sci-tech/pollution-threatens-western-ghats-freshwater-ecosystems-study_1521459.html
Indian Skimmer sighted at Point Calimere

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Special Arrangement Nearly 27 birds were sighted during a random counting at Point Calimere in... ...

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Sports deaths in the year 2014

Leading deaths of the year in various sports categories are as follows: Cricket Gary Gilmour Colourful character nicknamed 'Gus' enjoyed a... ...

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