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Review of draft medicinal plant policy on Wednesday

The Union Ministry of AYUSH will hold a review meeting to examine the draft of National Policy of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of India, said an official on Tuesday.During the review meeting, various issues including forest and conservation, infrastructure, ... Prokerala, 3 weeks ago

Guardians of the forests

Doctors at the Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubballi had almost given up on Bharmappa (name changed), a 48-year-old forest watcher at the Kali Tiger Reserve, who was attacked by a female sloth bear. His lower jaw was ripped apart and his face had ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
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NGT slams Amarnath shrine board over lack of amenities

Days after setting a cap of 50,000 devotees a day at Vaishno Devi for their safety and security, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) pulled up the Amarnath shrine board on Wednesday for lack of proper infrastructure and facilities for pilgrims. It also ...
 DNA1 month ago

Govt. expresses concern over alarming levels of pollution in Delhi-NCR

[India], November 7 (ANI): The Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Mahesh Sharma, on Tuesday expressed concern over the alarming levels of pollution in the national capital region and said the government was taking ...
 Sify1 month ago

Threats to our forests

Does it ever surprise you that large forest patches still exist in India alongside our growing populations and ever-increasing expansions? India is host to one of the richest forest habitats in the world. But like all natural ecosystems today, our forests are ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Sushma Swaraj's Twitter durbar

'Why do visas require the intervention of India's Union ministers?''Does any civilised nation assure visas like this over Twitter?' asks Aakar Patel.   When the Mughals conquered India, one practice they continued was that of darshan. Once a day, whenever he was not traveling, the Mughal emperor would stand in a balcony and show himself to his subjects who would come to 'see' him. This was darshan just as it would be for an idol, and his presence would reassure the citizens that the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Right to privacy is deeply linked to national security

Admittedly, EVMs too have a UID number and any convergence of data can make the secret ballot system a party of history, warns Dr Gopal Krishna in the 5th part of his series against Aadhaar.    Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. In his 266-page order as part of the 9-Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, Justice Dr D Y Chandrachud records how this case came before the Bench. “A Bench of three judges of this court, while considering the constitutional ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

PM Modi's full address at ICSI: Doklam, Economic Policies, Critics

[India], October 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday addressed the inauguration of Golden Jubilee Year of the Institute of Company Secretaries (ICSI) in New Delhi and in his detailed speech, emphasised on the policies and schemes by the Central ...
 Sify2 months ago
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New surrender policy for Kashmiri militants in making

The Jammu and Kashmir government is preparing a new surrender policy for local Kashmiri militants. This was informed by Inspector General of Police (Kashmir) Munir Khan on Thursday during a press conference about the ongoing anti-terrorist Operation Kund ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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For the birds & the beasts: MK Ranjitsinh's memoir is a must-read for wildlife lovers

If you know MK Ranjitsinh, you know that no one knows India's forests and wildlife like he does. Talk to him about any of India's wildlife sanctuaries and national parks and he will narrate their entire history and share intricate details about the various ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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