Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: poaching

In message against poaching, Assam to burn 2,479 recovered rhino horns on World Rhino Day

The destruction of the horns, recovered from poachers and dead animals over four decades, will take place publicly Wednesday at Bokahat Stadium ground in Golaghat district.

‘Ashamed to see BJP involved in sale, purchase of MLAs’ — party veteran Shanta Kumar in book

Former Himachal CM, in his autobiography released Tuesday, also wrote PM Modi should bring in laws to curb use of black money in polls & bar criminals from entering politics.

How a tiger is poached in India in 2019: Breaking down the supply chain

Thirty-five tigers have already been poached in India in 2019. The last thing that forest officials in tiger reserves across India want to hear is that a Bahelia gang is in town.

African nations demand lifting ban on hunting elephants, ivory trade

Heads of states such as Botswana and Zimbabwe, which are home to most of the world’s elephants, are unhappy with "others" debating and taking decisions on the issue.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.