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Larry Tesler, inventor of ‘cut/copy and paste’, dead 20.2.2020 Hindu: S & T
“The inventor of cut/copy & paste, find & replace, and more was former Xerox researcher Larry Tesler,” Xerox, where he spent part of his career, tweeted. “Your workday is easier thanks to his revolutionary ideas.”
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A step forward for conservation at CMS COP 13 20.2.2020 Downtoearth
Ten different species, including three from India have been recommended to be added in Appendix I and II of the CMS CoP 13
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Jaishankar to address CPR dialogue 20.2.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will address the annual public discussion of the Centre for Policy Research (CPR) here, the institution has an
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Why it’s important to study coronaviruses in African bats 19.2.2020 Downtoearth
Understanding factors that play a role in the spillover of pathogens from bats to humans in Africa is important in view of high species diversity
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India to develop policy to deal with stranded marine species 19.2.2020 Downtoearth
Union government developing a policy to conserve the marine turtle population
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WWF Global Futures pushes ‘nature-based solutions’ agenda 17.2.2020 Downtoearth
They are not only a distraction from reducing consumption and decarbonising all sectors of the domestic economy, but also promises to intensify the trend of consumption in developed countries
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Three things historical literature can teach us about the climate crisis 11.2.2020 Downtoearth
The climate emergency may be unprecedented, but there are a few key ways in which past literature offers a valuable perspective on the present crisis
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Javadekar hints at key decisions on central Asian migratory bird flyway 10.2.2020 Downtoearth
Conservation decisions on vultures, Great Indian Bustards to be also taken at the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals 13th Conference of Parties in Gandhinagar
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New clues in the search for the oldest galaxies in the universe 8.2.2020 Downtoearth
Galaxy cluster XLSSC 122 poses a mystery scientiststs are trying to resolve
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Re-creating live-animal markets in the lab lets researchers see how pathogens like coronavirus jump species 7.2.2020 Downtoearth
Within markets like the one in Wuhan, there are abundant opportunities for the type of interactions that promote pathogen transmission among species
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Why it’s so difficult to end female genital mutilation 6.2.2020 Downtoearth
Knowledge of local culture crucial, argues author of Global Perspectives on Violence against Women and Girls
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Iowa caucuses did one thing right: Require paper ballots 5.2.2020 Downtoearth
 Any problems with a paperless election would be impossible to fix, calling into public question the integrity of the whole process, and the validity of any results
Big Ben won’t chime on Brexit day 29.1.2020 World News – The Navhind Times
IANS London The Big Ben will not chime on the day the UK is set to exit the European Union (EU), after efforts failed to persuade the House of Commons to allow the famous bell to ring on Friday night. ‘Stand Up 4 Brexit’ organisers and Conservative MP Mark Francois, admitted on Monday that they …
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India's population: 1.37 billion and not counting 28.1.2020 Downtoearth
India, like the rest of the world, is intensely debating population explosion. But while countries are struggling to keep their numbers at replacement level, India is on the right path towards stabilising population sooner than expected. So what's the discussion all about? KUNDAN PANDEY captures the debate
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How contagious is the Wuhan coronavirus and can you spread it before symptoms start? 28.1.2020 Downtoearth
How bad is it? Why does it spread so fast? A biosecurity expert answers common queries on coronavirus
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African cheetahs can be brought into India, rules Supreme Court 28.1.2020 Downtoearth
Co-existence of cheetahs and Asiatic lions in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno-Palpur and unavailability of Asiatic Cheetahs had hampered the project
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A math teacher’s plea: Let’s keep pi irrational 26.1.2020 Downtoearth
What does it mean for students if they are learning technology can answer every challenge?  
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CPR: A lifesaver or death ritual? 26.1.2020 Age On Sunday
The Indian Council of Medical Research recently drafted a position paper on Do Not Attempt Resuscitation orders for medical practitioners in India.
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Climate crisis: We are not individuals fighting a faceless system — we are the system that needs to change 23.1.2020 Downtoearth
Our interconnectedness also means that positive behaviours can cascade to influence many others
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Wife of Atlas Cycles' owner commits suicide 23.1.2020 The Asian Age | Home
It appears to be suicide prima facie, the death is being treated as suspicious: Cops.
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