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India to be the next hotspot for pangolin poaching: Biologist

Kolkata, Jun 19(UNI) India could be the next hot spot for Pangolin poachers after African nations, according to Prof Samuel K Wasser, Director Centre for Conservation Biology, University of Washington.
Speaking at a Media Roundtable here at the American Centre on Tuesday, Prof Wasser said pangolin trade may have just surpassed international illegal ivory trade and is estimated at USD 4 billion annually.
India, which is home to at least two species of pangolin-- Manis crassicaudata and Chinese Pangolin M. pentadactyla--is going to be the next target of international wildlife criminal organisations as Africa could be soon depleted of pangolins, he opined.
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Sonowal says Sowa-Rigpa hospital soon in Sikkim

21 May 2022 | 10:45 PM

Gangtok, May 21 (UNI) Union Minister for AYUSH inaugurated the National Workshop on Sowa –Rigpa, the Himalayan Science of healing here in the Sikkim capital and announced a dedicated hospital on the Himalayan traditional healing science soon.

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Soldier among 3 drowned in Ganga

21 May 2022 | 10:37 PM

Bhagalpur(Bihar), May 21 (UNI) Three people, including a soldier were drowned in the Ganga river here in Bihar on Saturday.

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Odisha govt destroying Buddhist heritage, monuments: Gyanendra

21 May 2022 | 10:13 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 21 (UNI) Odisha government has made a conspiracy to destroy the rich Buddhist monuments and heritage located at Sukhuapada hill of Lalitgiri in Jajpur district, Bharatiya Mahabodhi samiti, National Vice President Arya Kumar Gyanendra said here on Saturday.

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Three more Illegal SIM card gang held by Cyber cell of Odisha CB

21 May 2022 | 10:10 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 21 (UNI) Cyber cell team of Odisha Crime Branch on Saturday arrested three more accused persons of the illegal SIM Card gang taking the total arrest so far to nine.

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Pappu Yadav demands CBI probe into BPSC question paper leak

21 May 2022 | 10:05 PM

Patna, May 21 (UNI) Accusing Bihar government for protecting IAS officer Ranjeet Kumar Singh in BPSC 67th examination, Jan Adhikari Party (JAP) demanded CBI probe into the entire case.

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