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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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Airtel 5G Plus now live in Patna

Airtel 5G Plus now live in Patna

28 Nov 2022 | 1:04 PM

Kolkata, Nov 28 (UNI) Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s leading telecommunications services provider on Monday announced the launch of its cutting edge 5G services in Patna.

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Expert team found cracks in pillar, beams of Nata mandap of Sri Jagannath temple

Expert team found cracks in pillar, beams of Nata mandap of Sri Jagannath temple

28 Nov 2022 | 11:50 AM

Puri, Nov 28 (UNI) Cracks in the pillar and capital beams bearing the load of the huge roof of Nata mandap of sri Jagannath temple were noticed during inspection by an expert team which needs to be repaired, ASI Bhubaneswar circle Superintendent Arun Mullick said.

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66 rape victims killed, 105 commit suicide in Tripura in 57 months of BJP: CPM

28 Nov 2022 | 11:23 AM

Agartala, Nov 28 (UNI) Challenging the ongoing good governance campaign of the ruling BJP in Tripura, the women front of opposition CPM – All India Democratic Women’s Association on
Monday accused the state government of failing to protect the women and punish the criminals involved in crime on women.

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Bihar govt  failed to discharge its responsibilities: Sushil

Bihar govt failed to discharge its responsibilities: Sushil

27 Nov 2022 | 11:18 PM

Patna, Nov 27 (UNI) BJP Rajyasabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi said on Sunday that the central government was executing projects worth rupees lakhs of crores for infrastructural development in Bihar without any discrimination but the state government has failed to discharge its responsibilities.

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Nitish launches Ganga water supply scheme for Rajgir

Nitish launches Ganga water supply scheme for Rajgir

27 Nov 2022 | 11:15 PM

Rajgir, Nov 27 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday launched the Gangs water supply scheme for the people of Rajgir to provide much-needed relief to the region facing an acute water crisis for long.

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