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India had announced that it will send Indian Air Force's largest plane, C-17 Globemaster, with medical supplies to Wuhan, and bring back its nationals as well as citizens from all neighbouring countries who were still stuck there on the return flight. India evacuated 647 Indians in two special Air India flights to Wuhan earlier this month.
Today, the Beas in Punjab is the only Indian habitat of the functionally blind mammal, which uses echolocation to navigate underwater and hunt for food. “Till 2017, there was no legal protection for this area from the Wildlife (Protection) Act. Declaring it a conservation reserve was important,” says Kuldeep Kumar, Punjab’s principal chief conservator of forests.
Ornithologists in the Rajasthan desert are trying to save the great Indian bustard with successful captive breeding of 9 birds. Most of the bustards now live in the Thar area, with about 20 of them distributed across Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
hey could be ecologists who have spent their life studying conservation, concerned citizens who feel it is time to roll up their sleeves or a committed forest officer. Often, it is a combination of all three because conservation is a complex task, involving many stakeholders.
Over the course of a decade and with the help of thousands of volunteers, more than 70 companies and the Gurgaon Municipal Corporation, the ravaged patch of land has been rewilded into what ecologists cite as a fine example of urban conservation that gives preeminence to native species.
Situation had become so dire that by 2007, nearly all of the 182-hectare lake in Banki in Cuttack district was covered by the weeds except for a seven-hectare patch. The CDA created hundreds of staggered trenches, check dams and percolation tanks and plugged gullies bringing silt from the hills to conserve moisture and recharge groundwater to save it.
Not long after the results in Delhi, Prashant Kishor has emerged in Patna, launching a campaign that many believe might lead to his own entry into electoral politics. Once a backroom aide who obsessed over his privacy, Kishor is getting used to being recognised in public.
US President Donald Trump will not hold back from raising delicate issues such as respect for religious minorities, India-Pakistan ties, and contentious trade matters when it comes to the business end of things in New Delhi on Tuesday. Senior US officials said the overarching purpose of the visit though is to illustrate the strength of US-India ties.
As per United States officials tasked with combating Russian disinformation, thousands of Russian-linked social media accounts have launched a coordinated effort to spread alarm about coronavirus, disrupting global efforts to fight the epidemic. Disinformation campaign is said to promote unfounded conspiracy theories that the US is behind the COVID-19 outbreak.
A day after chief minister Uddhav Thackeray once again made clear his support for CAA and NPR in New Delhi following his meeting with PM Narendra Modi, his new allies Congress and NCP mounted pressure on him to get him and the Shiv Sena to reconsider their stand in view of the three-party coalition government in the state.
The government has called an emergency meeting on Sunday, including key officials from the telecom and finance ministries and Niti Aayog, as efforts to come up with a bailout for the beleaguered telecom sector gather pace.
With its request for operating an evacuation flight from Wuhan pending with Beijing for more than a week now, a livid Indian government on Saturday accused China of deliberately delaying approval even while allowing other countries to evacuate their citizens.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday highlighted India’s civilisational belief in the rule of law and said this core value cleared the way for the “wholehearted acceptance” of recent critical judicial verdicts.
Supreme Court Judge Arun Mishra on Saturday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership which he said led to India emerging as a “responsible and friendly member of the international community” and also praised Modi as a versatile genius who thinks globally and acts locally.
Addressing a book launch former PM Manmohan Singh said that nationalism and the slogan of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' are being misused to construct a "militant and purely emotional" idea of India that excludes millions of residents and citizens. The book 'Who is Bharat Mata' by Purushottam Agrawal and Radha Krishna contains excerpts from Jawaharlal Nehru's books.
Breaking news live: PM Modi launches Khelo India Games Times of India
Hindi connects large part of India together: Adityanath Times of India
Journalism is under attack in India. So is the truth. The Washington Post
Bill Goldberg deliver a forceful message to The Fiend Bray Wyatt ahead of their meeting at the WWE Super Showdown in Saudi Arabia and it was also announced that the Bella Twins would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.
New Delhi, Feb 22: Kerala governor Arif Mohammad Khan in an indirect criticism of Shaheen Bagh protestors, said people sitting on roads and disrupting normal life to force their opinion on others is a form of terrorism. "Aggression doesn't come
The January 25 notice by the district administration mentioned 86 hectares and 259 landowners in the Yadav-dominated gram sabha, giving them 15 days to register objections. Officials said they had received close to 200 complaints, and the process to address them had started.
As per GSI study, it has estimated a probable category resource of 52,806.25 tonnes of ore with 3.03 grams per tonne gold (average grade) for a strike length of 170m in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh.
The visit should not be reduced to a photo opportunity or a PR exercise that would devalue the importance of Indo-US partnership, the Congress had said.
Praising Zee News for working in the best interest of the nation and promoting India's culture, the Home Minister said, ''A news channel working towards the upliftment of our culture is laudable.''
Pathan said that attempts were being made to portray him as "anti-national" but he clarified that his remarks were not intended to create any kind of discord among people or communities.
Amit Shah, in his opening statement, said that he appreciated the effort of Zee News for understanding the importance of Indian culture and promoting it by organising events like Arth.
According to Govind Dev Giriji Maharaj, the decision on when the construction would start would be taken only after time period suggested by the temple construction committee constituted under the chairmanship of Nripendra Misra.
Protestors claimed they removed the barricade and "opened" the stretch at around 5 pm near the protest site despite the continuing blockade by the police on the other side.
Amit Shah said the best way to understand the Indian culture is through its several dialects and languages that are spoken across the country.
Manish Malhotra took to his Instagram page and shared a cute photo posing with Priyanka Chopra Jonas clicked at Blenders Pride Fashion Tour grand finale.
Two civilians had spotted the bullets in an abandoned package and informed police. Police had earlier said a ballistics team would inspect and determine the make of the bullets and the gun in which they could be used.
Bhupesh Baghel said the aim of Donald Trump's maiden visit to India is only to garner votes of Non-Residential Indians (NRIs) in the US.
Expressing their concerns, both veteran politicians said Trump's visit will do nothing to revive India's faltering economy.
Mayawati accused the BJP of using the divide and rule policy to distract people’s attention from its failures.
The activists, many of whom are from reputed institutes like the IIM-Ahmedabad and CEPT University, wrote that the "alliance" between PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump is not only dangerous for India but the world as a whole.
Social Justice and Empowerment Thawarchand Gehlot said even after seeing the videos of surgical strikes many times, some people, as part of a conspiracy, are busy indulging in misleading propaganda.
The incident took place at around 4pm on Friday when a group of three people, including a 10-year-old, was returning to their village in their car.
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.
The woman was at a protest against a citizenship law that critics say discriminates against Muslims.
India beat hosts and favourites Australia by 17 runs in the opening match of the Women's T20 World Cup in Sydney.
Officials say the container came off its hinges after one of the wheels of the truck had a puncture.
Eagles, vultures, warblers and migrating shorebirds have seen the greatest decline, a new study says.
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In December, the Ministry of Home Affairs' Foreigners Division issued an office memorandum directing the relevant government agencies and airlines that Overseas Citizen Of India (OCI) card holders not between 20 and 50 years of age and who have renewed their passport can travel to India as long as they also have in their possession their old cancelled passport.
While the council passed a resolution urging India’s Parliament to repeal the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and to stop the National Register of Citizens (NRC) with the 5-0 vote, intervention by the Indian community leaders watered-down resolution and result the voted being passed by 5-0 instead of 9-0, ET has learnt.
The CAA should have been named as Neighbour Persecuted Religious Minority Refugee Act, Khanderao Kand said during a panel discussion on the amended citizenship law and abrogation of article 370 in a Virginia suburb of Washington DC on Tuesday.
Asian Americans, including Indian-Americans normally support Democratic party candidates, but she hopes to turn the tide in the November Congressional elections by defeating six-term incumbent Congressman Gerry Connolly.
The 'India in the UK: The Diaspora Effect' report, released here on Tuesday, analysed data related to 654 Indian diaspora-owned companies in the UK with a turnover of at least 100,000 pounds and found that they collectively invest around 2 billion pounds through capital expenditure.
Shah's online profile says he went to school in north London and went on to graduate with an honours degree in economics from the University of Bath in 2010. He joined HSBC's fixed-income trading division the same year before joining Citi in 2017, where is believed to be in a job that could pay up to 1 million pounds a year including bonuses.
Parameswaran, the president of Indian motion picture production and distribution company Eros International’s North America operations, is the only Indian to be selected in the commission comprising which comprises 13 members.
Twelve people were killed and four others were injured in a collision between a truck and a tempo near Mahuvad village in Vadodara district of Gujarat
Fire and Emergency Services personnel, early Saturday morning, rescued a man who was sitting on a window ledge on the third floor of a four-storeyed r
Over 700 students from schools across the State competed in the 5th edition of AGON, an abacus, and Vedic mathematics competitions in the city on Satu
Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India is the American president’s spiritual home: an inferno of systemic cruelty.
Residents and protesters criticized the construction of a wall being built in front of slums in Ahmedabad, India, where President Trump is scheduled to visit next week.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have enticed Mr. Trump to fly 8,000 miles with the promise of a two-day spectacle. But serious issues remain.
Pakistan faced pressure to act against Hafiz Saeed, who was found guilty of terrorism-related charges. He founded the group that committed the 2008 Mumbai attack, killing more than 160 people.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party have ensured that no political parties speak about equal citizenship and political rights of the country’s Muslims.
The party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India campaigned hard on issues of identity, with one minister urging crowds at election rallies to “shoot the traitors,” referring to protesters.
A special cleanliness campaign undertaken in the vicinity of a Delhi government school where US first lady Melania Trump is scheduled to pay a visit next week, an official said on Saturday.
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Saturday likened US President Donald Trump to "Mogambo" -- a villain played by late actor Amrish Puri in the Bollywood film "Mr India" -- hitting out at the...
Members of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students' coordination committee started a three-day hunger strike, seeking action against police personnel for alleged brutality which happened during...
Two Shiv Sena workers were arrested for allegedly beating a 38-year-old man, accused of harassing women in Mumbai, the police said.
The High Level Committee on Implementation of Clause 6 of Assam Accord will formally submit its report to the state government on February 25, senior minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Saturday.
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad on Saturday asked RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to contest direct elections to test the "public support for the Manuvadi agenda of the Sangh."
As many as 305 travellers from the coronavirus affected countries have been identified and 237 are kept under home isolation, said Department of Health and Family Welfare, Kerala.
Asansol (West Bengal), Feb 06 (ANI): Six people including one female were injured in a political clash between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers over construction of a BJP office in West Bengal's Asansol. BJP workers alleged that TMC workers had come to the spot and stopped the work while latter group counter-alleged that BJP hadn't obtained permission from Panchayat for the construction. The incident took place on February 05.The injured people were sent to Asansol District Hospital for treatment. Getting the news, cops of Salanpur Police station had been to the spot and are investigating into the matter.
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 06 (ANI): The 15th edition of Auto Expo 2020 once again made a grand entry at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida. But due to novel coronavirus, a number of Chinese nationals at the Auto Expo were seen wearing masks. Speaking on coronavirus impact, Director of Sales and Marketing of Great Wall Motors, HS Brar said, "A big delegation was supposed to come from China but we cancelled their trip. Interaction of Chinese colleagues with public has been reduced."
United States Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster on February 5 attended DefExpo 2020 in Lucknow. While addressing the media, he said that the pace of defence cooperation between US and India is accelerating. 'I had the pleasure of travelling back in Washington DC last December to attend the second US-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, two things with that Ministerial Dialogue stood out that the pace of defence cooperation between US and India is accelerating and second that our respective industry partners are playing a key role in the growth in our defence relationship," said Juster. "I am please that the US government and the American industries are working together to explore way to deepen industry cooperation in US-India defence trade," added Juster.
New Zealand beat India by four wickets in Hamilton to take 1-0 lead in the 3-match ODI series. Ross Taylor's 21st One Day International (ODI) hundred was the cornerstone of Kiwis successful chase of 348 against India in the first of a 3-match series. While addressing the post match press conference in Hamilton, batsman of New Zealand Cricket Team Ross Taylor said, "At one stage it was looking that the runs on scoreboard will reach up to 360-370, but for us to just keep it under 350 and we did it today. There are different situations in games." He scored 109* while chasing the 300 plus target.
New Zealand beat India by four wickets in Hamilton to take 1-0 lead in the 3-match ODI series. Ross Taylor's 21st One Day International (ODI) hundred was the cornerstone of Kiwis successful chase of 348 against India in the first of a 3-match series. He scored 109* while chasing the 300 plus target. While addressing the post match press conference in Hamilton, batsman of Indian Cricket Team Shreyas Iyer said, "Everybody goes through that bad day and I personally feel that we are on a very good fielding side. We have to try and hit the target so that we can create the momentum on field. We need to cheer up the bowlers and all the fielders also have to be there in the game." "Overthrows are part of game and we are working hard on our fielding," he added.
New Zealand beat India by four wickets in Hamilton to take 1-0 lead in the 3-match ODI series. Ross Taylor's 21st One Day International (ODI) hundred was the cornerstone of Kiwis successful chase of 348 against India in the first of a 3-match series. While addressing the post match press conference in Hamilton, batsman of Indian Cricket Team Shreyas Iyer spoke about the Under-19 Indian Cricket Team reached into finals of ICC Under-19 World Cup. He said, "We are happy the way they have been playing and especially defeating all the teams one sided it's a really good feeling. I have been a part of the U-19 team as well so I know how it feels to come to the finals." Talking about KL Rahul, Shreyas added, "There's a lot to learn from him as a batsman as he really plans his innings and takes on the bowlers."
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on February 05 attended the Defence Expo 2020 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. While addressing the gathering, he said that the government wants to make India a "defence manufacturing hub". He also emphasised that the expo aims to bring the leading technologies in the defence sector under one roof and provide a myriad of opportunities for private manufactures, government and startups. The event is scheduled to be held from 5-9 February in Lucknow.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 05 inaugurated the Defence Expo 2020 in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow. While addressing the gathering, he said that India aims to develop 25 products based on artificial intelligence in the next 5 years. "Seeing new security challenges, the security forces are developing new technologies. Our aim is to develop 25 products based on artificial intelligence in the next 5 years," said Modi. The Expo is being held from 5-9 February in Lucknow.