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14 Bird Species are Critically Endangered: Ministry of Environments and Forests

It is a tragic reality that there are as many as 14 species of Indian birds that are critically endangered; these include the Indian Vulture, the Bengal Florican (or the Bengal Bustard) and the Red-Headed Vulture. The information was released via a press release by the Indian Ministry of Environments and Forests. Dec 14, 2011
Sharad Pawar

NCP Wasn't Invited to Lokpal Debate: Sharad Pawar

Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said that he did not participate in the Lokpal debate as his Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was not invited to the debate over the Lokpal Bill organized by anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare in Delhi Sunday. Dec 12, 2011
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Anna Hazare to Fast for Strong Lokpal Bill

Veteran social activist Anna Hazare reached New Delhi Saturday afternoon and will commence his daylong hunger strike to demand for a strong Lokpal Bill Sunday. Dec 10, 2011
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Longest Total Lunar Eclipse Tonight

The longest total lunar eclipse that will last for 52 minutes will take place Saturday night, giving Indians a chance to witness the celestial phenomenon. Dec 10, 2011
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Kolkata Fire: 40 Feared Dead

At least 40 people have died in a major fire at a private hospital at Dhakuria in Kolkata that broke out around 4 a.m. Friday. Dec 9, 2011
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Empower the Entrepreneurs to Beat Slow Economic Growth: Sramana Mitra

The world may fear another economic slowdown with growth rates everywhere falling. However, Sramana Mitra, an Indian-born writer, strategy consultant and entrepreneur, is optimistic about fighting the crisis. She talks of her mission to create millions of entrepreneurs through her project "1M/1M" and the growth strategy that will best suit India. Here are excerpts from the interview: Dec 8, 2011
Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar Hits Back at Anna Hazare

The Union Minister for Agriculture, Sharad Pawar, seems to have finally lost his temper, after anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare's comments on an incident which saw the Minister slapped by a young man, in public. Dec 7, 2011