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Railways to have better catering: Trivedi


March 14th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) In a bid to provide better catering services in a hygienic environment, the railways will start pilot projects involving international catering companies in premium trains, ... Read more...

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Army help sought for snow leopard conservation


March 14th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The environment ministry has called upon the Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to help in the conservation of the snow leopard, an ... Read more...

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International conference for conservation of Kashmir stag held in Srinagar


October 11th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 11(ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday inaugurated an international conference for the conservation of Hangul, the critically endangered Kashmir stag, in Srinagar.The conference is hosted ... Read more...

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Strike over Dhaka awarding oil exploration contracts to foreign firms


September 15th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government is facing protests over its decision to award contracts to foreign firms for oil and gas exploration in the Bay of Bengal. ... Read more...

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Experts eye African cheetahs for reintroduction, to submit plan


September 11th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Cheetah experts who gathered in Gajner in Rajasthan to discuss plans to reintroduce the animal in India have endorsed a proposal to bring cheetahs from Africa, six ... Read more...

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Cyclone devastates Yangon after killing over 350 in Myanmar (Lead)


May 5th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, May 5 (DPA) Much of Yangon was still suffering water shortages and lack of electricity Monday, two days after a cyclone hit Myanmar's coastal regions leaving at least 351 dead and ... Read more...

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More than 350 reported dead as cyclone hits Myanmar


May 5th, 2008 - 7:29 am ICT by admin
DPA Yangon, May 4 (DPA) At least 351 people were killed after the tropical cylone "Nargis" with winds more than 200 km per hour slammed into Myanmar Saturday, media reports said late Sunday. ... Read more...

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India to join global effort to save Sea Cows


April 11th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India Friday decided to join the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) to conserve Dugongs commonly known as Sea Cows, the only herbivorous mammal marine species. The cabinet ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves MoU on conservation and management of Dugongs


April 11th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to India joining the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the conservation and management of Dugongs and their habitats throughout ... Read more...

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