The elusive jaguar, the biggest predator cat in the Americas, needs global protection as the demand for its body parts, especially teeth that can bite through a turtle shell, is spiking in China for medicine and making necklaces, biologists warned on Tuesday.
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Ram Nath Kovind's first speech as President was in keeping with his low-key personality.
The NSE Nifty 50 hitting the key milestone of 10,000 points has happened, although briefly.
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Unless the runaway growth of automobiles run on fossil fuels eases off, particularly in China and India, carbon dioxide emissions from cars and motorbikes will continue well into the latter half of the 21st century. It is in this context that the announcement by Volvo to phase out cars powered by petrol and diesel assumes importance. It could be the beginning of the end of the internal combustion engine that is responsible for as much as 12 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
An ambitious plan to reduce the dependence of India's coal-fired power plants on freshwater has stalled in its starting blocks. The policy for some plants to use treated sewage water, introduced last year, is impractical and economically non-viable, according to a recent report.
In their quest to become digital, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) need to adopt strong tech-enabled business models and processes to make them more efficient and achieve global competitiveness, says a top SAP India executive.
Nifty has touched 10,000, taking only 4.3 months to move from 9,000 points to 10,000. Since inception, the index of the National Stock Exchange has given an annualised return of 11.2 per cent.
Women migrating for work and education between 2001 and 2011 grew at a rate that outpaced men who moved for similar reasons, shows an IndiaSpend analysis of Census data.
Yet to make a breakthrough in the case of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, Delhi Police has asked a high-level medical board to give clarifications on different findings and opinions given by forensic labs and the autopsy reports of AIIMS and the FBI to ascertain the cause of her mysterious death.
He's known as the Father of Trees. He's a Franciscan missionary and believes in practising what he preaches.
India has to make suitable policy changes by December this year to remove measures it had undertaken to protect its fledgling solar manufacturing sector from foreign competition, according to a recent notice issued by the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). DSB adjudicates on trade disputes between national governments.
Morthala (Rajasthan): When the women of this village sit down to eat, it is usually after the rest of the family had finished its meal -- the men first, the children next and themselves last.