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Heaven is a place on earth. Indian earth 24.5.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
From Dudhwa to Veppathur and Havelock Island, the Indian tourism market is booming like never before.
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Rajasthan High Court to hear PIL on tiger shifting today 24.5.2018 DNA: Money
The much touted shifting of tiger T-91 to Mukundra Tiger Hills Reserve (MHTG ) by the state government has been challenged in Rajasthan High Court. The petition filed by wildlife activist Ajay Dubey is scheduled to come up for hearing on Thursday. The petition alleges violation of wildlife norms by Rajasthan government and seeks that tiger be relocated to its original habitat.   The petition has challenged the shifting of tiger on several grounds. It says Rajasthan government had in 2017 sent a proposal to NTCA to reintroduce tigers into MHTR. Through a letter dated 9 October 2017, NTCA had given in-principle approval to the proposal.  Speaking to DNA principal chief conservator of forests Rajasthan G V Reddy said, “No rules and norms have been violated. The chief wildlife warden is competent authority to take the decision to shift the tiger as per section 11 of wildlife protection act 1972. The tiger had strayed from its territory and was a threat to human life and his own life.”    Article ...
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Watch: Tiger Shroff shares a throwback video as he clocks 4 years with his debut film 'Heropanti' 24.5.2018 DNA: Money
Tiger Shroff, who has been roaring at the box office with his blockbuster hits, completed 4 years in Bollywood. As Heropanti celebrates its four year anniversary, the young action star Tiger Shroff who made his debut with the Sajid Nadiadwala film clocks four years in the industry. Tiger Shroff's Heropanti, was the highest opener for any debutant and the actor continues to break records at the box office with his action entertainers. In just four years, Tiger Shroff has achieved tremendous success carving a place for himself in the hearts of the audience. The actor has been the talk of the town ever since his debut owing to the power packed performance by Tiger Shroff. Youngest of the younger lot in Bollywood, Tiger Shroff broke major records at the box office with his recent outing Baaghi 2. With the action entertainer Baaghi 2, Tiger Shroff raced past his contemporaries to emerge as one of the most bankable actors to deliver an unprecedented feat of Rs 165 crores at the box office. Packing a punch with ...
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Tadoba forever: Rare black panther spotted at tiger reserve; wildlife enthusiasts go into frenzy 23.5.2018 DNA: Top News
For a Belgian family, a visit to Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve was a memorable one, as ended up spotting a black panther, also known as the Ghost of the Forest because of its elusive nature. The image has sent frenzy amongst wildlife enthusiast. The Aernouts were out on their evening safari in Kolsa zone near Shivanjhari waterhole of the reserve and were eager to catch a glimpse of the Shivanjhari tigress who moves around with her three cubs. However, they spotted a leopard quenching its thirst and managed to photograph it.  “It was around 6.15 pm and our naturalist Swarna Chakraborty was with the family in the gypsy and drove near the waterhole on their way out of the park to see if the tigress was around but instead they spotted a panther. Chakraborty, who is a senior naturalist and has experience of 30 years, looked through his binoculars and confirmed that it was indeed a melanistic leopard,” informed Ranjit Mandal, General Manager of the Svasara Jungle Lodge. Field Director of TATR, Mukul Trivedi ...
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Delhi zoo falters on animal deaths in inventory report 23.5.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The National Zoological Park has come under the scanner for reportedly fudging the number of animal deaths in its annual inventory report for 2017. According to the Central Zoo Authority (CZA), the Delhi zoo recorded 325 deaths in 2016-17 from an opening stock of 1,259 animals. The closing stock of the zoo during this period stood at 1,202 animals. The reports, however, claimed that the city zoo misreported on the number of animal deaths during 2016-17 and also faltered on maintaining proper postmortem reports. A zoo official said Director Renu Singh will soon release a statement in response to the allegations. "We have come across the media reports and the director will soon issue a statement in this regard," he said. CZA member secretary D N Singh told the media that an explanation has been sought from the Delhi zoo in the matter. Pannerselvam, Delhi zoo's former veterinary officer, said it was mandatory to submit postmortem reports and record the mortality and birth rates of inmates to the zoo ...
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Here's all you need to know about Katrina Kaif's ab-licious performance at the closing ceremony of IPL 2018 23.5.2018 DNA: Money
There is no doubt that Katrina Kaif is one of the most sought after names today in terms of live shows and stage performances. I am sure you all would remember how her abs went on to make headlines at the IPL grand opening in 2016. She is now all set to return to the IPL stage after 2 years, with an act that promises to leave viewers enthralled. While details are under wraps for the moment, sources reveal that Katrina will have a 10 minute performance that closes the show. She is also rumored to be performing to her blockbuster songs, including the recent 'Swag Se Swagat' from Tiger Zinda Hai. Katrina has been rehearsing for the show around the clock in the midst of her other film and brand commitments. There were also whispers of the star being one of the highest paid performers at the IPL finale that will take place on the 27th May. Says a source, “It was only last year that Katrina brought the house down at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi as she performed at the opening ceremony of the Indian ...
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Photos! Top 10 landmarks in India 23.5.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
How many of these have you visited?
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RTI activist alleges threat to life from illegal mining lobby 23.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
RTI activist alleges threat to life from illegal mining lobby
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Ecological imbalance caused by wildlife crimes discussed 22.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Ecological imbalance caused by wildlife crimes discussed
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World Honey Bee Day observed 21.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
World Honey Bee Day observed
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PFA relocates wild animals 21.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
PFA relocates wild animals
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Villagers relocate ‘parched’ fish to Brahma Sagar Lake 21.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
You must have seen people saving panthers, tigers, snakes, pythons, monkeys, dogs etc. by relocating them from one place to another. Well, in a unique initiative some people from Menar village, also known as Bird Village, of Udaipur district have presented a wonderful example of kindness by relocating fish.  Due to the lack of water in the area, the fish population was in the brink of death. However, the villagers while showing their affection towards the aquatic creatures filled some water in the dry pits of the pond with the help of around ten to fifteen water tankers. However, 10-15 tankers were not enough for the pond of such a huge capacity. So, the residents of the village decided to report the matter to the forest department urging them to saving the fish. On getting the information, the team of the forest department reached the spot immediately and put the fish in large drums full of water after pulling them out of the pond with the help of traps. Later, the fish were left safely in Brahma Sagar ...
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Banks credit in personal loans too high compared to degrowth in infra sectors: ASSOCHAM 20.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 20 (ANI): Banks are deploying credit over-enthusiastically in retail finance like personal loans, credit card overdrafts, vehicle loans, while witnessing negative growth in key
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LTTE defeated militarily, its ideology and agents are very much alive: Sri Lankan Prez Sirisena 20.5.2018 DNA: India
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has sought support from the people to "defeat" LTTE's ideology, warning that the now defunct Tamil separatist group's "agents" are still working to create an independent state nine years after the end of the brutal three-decade long civil war. Speaking at a ceremony in Colombo yesterday to mark the ninth anniversary of the war, Sirisena said although the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) had been defeated militarily, its ideology and agents are very much alive. "We have defeated the LTTE physically and militarily but their ideology has not died. Their agents in the diaspora in the LTTE's international network are very much alive," he said. "They are still working to create their Eelam (separate Tamil state) dream," he said. He said the LTTE was still challenging the Sri Lanka government, referring to a demonstration held against him by the group's sympathisers in London. While the government and the military commemorated the fallen soldiers at the heroes' ...
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36 hrs strike: No untoward incident so far 20.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
36 hrs strike: No untoward incident so far
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MP man thrusts axe handle into tiger's mouth, survives attack 19.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
A man was attacked by a tiger in the buffer zone of Madhya Pradesh's Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, forest officials said, adding that he survived after thrusting the wooden handle of his axe into the animal's mouth. The incident occurred today morning in the forest near Barbaspur under Dhamokhar range in the tiger reserve's buffer zone, said Forest Ranger Vijay Shankar Shrivastava. "Rakesh Baiga (40) had gone to the area to pick tendu leaves along with other villagers. The tiger attacked him but he managed to save himself by thrusting the axe handle into its mouth," the official said. He said that the tiger fled into the forest after hearing the screams of the victim and others accompanying him. He added that Baiga sustained serious injuries to his body and also suffered a fracture in the jaw. "He has been shifted to Jabalpur for specialised treatment," the official said Article ...
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Suprabha Medhi passes away 19.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Suprabha Medhi passes away
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FDCA collects food samples from star hotels in Gujarat 19.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
To check for adulteration of food items across the state, a team of health department officials collected nine samples of food from nine establishments on Friday from the city. The samples were collected from the kitchens of residential hotels and restaurants. In total, the Food and Drug Control Authority (FDCA) collected 57 samples from restaurants and hotels from eight Urban Local Bodies across the state on Friday. From Ahmedabad, samples of watermelon juice, paneer tikka masala, mix vegetable, cream of spinach soup, surprise sauce, brown gravy, chilly powder and an ingredient identified as Triple Elephant brand’s preserved dry, salted black bean were taken from Crown Plaza, Hotel Comfort Inn Sunset, The Ummed, Starottel Hotel, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Hyatt Regency, Novotel Hotel and Resort, City Corner Restaurant and The Cubic (in Ashok Plaza). The samples have been submitted to Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s (AMC) own laboratory in Navrangpura to check for adulteration and other aspects, such ...
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Controversy after Pietersen picked to deliver Pataudi Lecture 19.5.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary is livid with GM (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim for ignoring the names of Indian stalwarts of yesteryears.
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BCCI secretary Amitabh Chaudhary furious with GM Saba Karim for picking Kevin Pietersen to deliver Pataudi Lecture 18.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary on Friday fired a fresh salvo after Kevin Pietersen was picked to deliver the Annual MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture during its Awards function in Bengaluru on June 12. While Chaudhary had earlier expressed his strong reservations at the panel that was shortlisted (Kumar Sangakkara, Nasser Hussain, Sourav Ganguly and Kevin Pietersen), he is livid with GM (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim for ignoring the names of Indian stalwarts of yesteryears. Chaudhary had suggested the names of Erapalli Prasanna, Abbas Ali Baig, Nari Contractor -- all of whom have played alongside Tiger. The acting secretary in an email (in possession of PTI) took a sarcastic dig at former India stumper Karim after the latter in an email said that "he was happy to announce that Kevin Pietersen has agreed and confirmed to deliver the MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture." "GM (Cricket Operations) expression of happiness on it had left me wondering on whether the Memorial Lecture was indeed MAK Pataudi ...
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