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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......

Here are the best photos from the World Press Photo Awards

The winners of the 60th annual World Press Photo Contest have been announced. The winning shot was taken by Turkish Associated Press photographer called Burhan Ozbilici, with an image he has simply......

How Indian soft power can overwhelm Pakistan

'Openness is a great weapon in the armoury of more open societies. That's why the fight with Pakistan isn't just about India be six times bigger, but equally bitter and insecure Pakistan,' argues......

Will India do a Kenya and burn its ivory pile?

Close on the heels of Kenya, which recently set on fire over a hundred ton of its ivory stockpile, experts in India are mulling a similar provision to destroy the “white gold” to......

Tiger numbers roar back for first time in 100 years

According to the new data, India accounts for the most with 2,226.  IMAGE: A graphic to show the break-up of the tiger population around the world. Credit:© WWFFor a clearer image, click......

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......

'India's macros are one of the best in the world'

'I think the ingredients for sustained rapid (economic) growth are all in there. Our current account deficit, our external debt, the way the subsidies are being targeted, the government has......

'India's macros are one of the best in the world'

'I think the ingredients for sustained rapid (economic) growth are all in there. Our current account deficit, our external debt, the way the subsidies are being targeted, the government has......

Greece imposes capital controls as crisis deepens

The impending default on the IMF loans leaves Greece sliding towards an exit from the euro, with unforeseeable consequences for Europe's common currency project.   Image: Anti-austerity......

How wise men in FinMin can ideally allocate budget to ministries

Why should the finance ministry issue circulars on refreshment budgets for ministries? It would perhaps be more gainfully employed if it were to just allocate each of the central ministries a......
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World's rarest boa snake spotted for 1st time in 64 years

One of the world's rarest boa - that dwells in the forests of Brazil - has been sighted for the first time in 64 years, indicating that the species... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/world-s-rarest-boa-snake-spotted-for-1st-time-in-64-years-117022200718_1.html
Plastic from tyres, clothes major source of ocean pollution

Tiny plastic particles washed off products such as synthetic clothes and car tyres contribute up to 30 per cent of the 'plastic soup' polluting the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/plastic-from-tyres-clothes-major-source-of-ocean-pollution-117022200622_1.html
Odisha hopeful of world heritage tag for Bhitarkanika National Park

The Odisha government is hopeful of getting the Bhitarkanika National Park, the country's second largest mangrove forest after the Sundarbans in... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a720575.html
Race to document rare plants

Most of the wood in mainland Southeast Asia has been logged to support the region's rapid economic growth. Efforts are on to document the rare... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/597381/race-document-rare-plants.html
Here are the best photos from the World Press Photo Awards

The winners of the 60th annual World Press Photo Contest have been announced. The winning shot was taken by Turkish Associated Press photographer... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/pix-here-are-the-best-photos-from-the-world-press-photo-awards/20170215.htm

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