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Int’l Biological Diversity Day observed in Manipur 25.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Int’l Biological Diversity Day observed in Manipur
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Commerce body team calls on CM 25.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Commerce body team calls on CM
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Unidentified body found on Mettupalayam road 25.5.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
An unidentified body was found on the ghat section on Mettupalayam-Udhagamandalam road on Wednesday with wounds on the forehead. The police said that the deceased is aged between 35 and 40. The body...
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Delhi government announces policy to remove Kikar tree 25.5.2017 DNA: Top News
The Delhi government has been working on a policy to remove the Kikar plantation from the Capital, said deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday on the sidelines of an event. Kikar is a colonial tree which destroys native trees and local biodiversity but also sucks up groundwater fast. "We are working on a policy for a year now to free Delhi of Kikar trees. This is an important scheme, which is intended not only to increase the green cover but also save the depleting groundwater table for a better eco-system," Sisodia said. The deputy CM had announced the launch of the policy while he was inaugurating 'City Forest', a green space in Geeta Colony's Taj Enclave area in east Delhi. "While we see green cover in Delhi, most of the forests have 80-90 per cent Kikar plantation, which has not only been destroying the growth of native trees but also fast consuming groundwater," said Sisodia. "While Kikar has its own benefits, its plantation in vast numbers can destroy the natural biodiversity," he ...
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Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska’s Iditarod race 25.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The world’s most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors like Wells Fargo outside the state. Wells Fargo spokesman David Kennedy says the banking institution’s investment in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has declined since […]
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Meerut weapons' haul case: Probe shows retired Colonel's son Prashant Bishnoi didn't have valid arms license 25.5.2017 India Today| Must Read
After a huge cache of arms and animal skin were seized from the house of a retired Colonel in Meerut recently, it has been learnt that his son Prashant Bishnoi - accused of poaching and smuggling weapons - did not even have a valid arms license.
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Cabinet decides to abolish Foreign Investment Promotion Board (Roundup) 24.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a major decision aimed at further easing doing business in India, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday abolished the 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), obviating the need for prior clearance for Foreign Direct Investment in more than 90 per cent cases. Industry lauded the move as a "bold" step that would add to the healthy inflow of foreign investment.
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M-Kerala App launch next month 24.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Resolution seeks minimum support price of ₹200 a kg for rubber
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Traditional mango varieties get a lifeline 24.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Farmer groups to be formed as part of conservation initiative
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Abandon project: KSSP 24.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Seeks investigation into contract with Adani group
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Cabinet decides to abolish Foreign Investment Promotion Board 24.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a major decision aimed at further easing doing business in India, the Union cabinet on Wednesday abolished the 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), obviating the need for prior clearance for foreign direct investment in more than 90 per cent cases.
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Forest watcher who helped arrest of 'mini Veerappan' awarded 24.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Six Indian fishermen detained by Sri Lankan coast guard 24.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
Six fishermen who set sail from Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu on a country boat were apprehended by the Sri Lankan coast guard on Tuesday night on charges of poaching in the territorial waters of the island nation.
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'Farmers will have to turn entrepreneurs to solve their problems' 24.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Farmers should increasingly become entrepreneurs to find homegrown solutions to their problems rather than relying on the government, Helianti Hilman, a progressive natural farming expert from Indonesia, has urged.
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Two Utahns convicted in multistate elk-poaching case 24.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Reno, Nev. • An 18-month investigation into big game poaching in northeast Nevada has netted three convictions on charges ranging from the illegal killing of three trophy elk to interfering with state investigators. “This has to be one of the most bizarre case we’ve seen in years,” Nevada Department of Wildlife Chief Game Warden Tyler Turnipseed said Tuesday. “We had landowners trying to stop the investigation, and we had numerous crimes on both sides of the border.” The most serious charges inv...
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Notorious Rhino poacher held 24.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Notorious Rhino poacher held
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Cabinet likely to take up FIPB abolition today 24.5.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
After the FIPB is abolished, the government might ease FDI norms further in a few more sectors
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Science Express eyes multiple world records 24.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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‘Biodiversity parks in all districts soon’ 24.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Amazon CEO Bezos tells shareholders: ‘We can’t rest on our laurels’ 24.5.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Despite Amazon’s triumphs, its rivals are as fierce and its environment as challenging as ever, CEO Jeff Bezos told shareholders at Tuesday’s annual meeting. “There’s no rest. We can’t rest on our laurels.”
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