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Conserve medicinal plants to mitigate climate change, says India at COP22

India on Wednesday pitched for the conservation and cultivation of the medicinal plants for climate change mitigation of the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22). At the Indian pavillion, the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE)underlined the importance of medicinal plants in India, that has over 6,000 plants species codified ... Read More »

It’s spy vs spy: India, Pakistan expel a mission staffer each within hours

The already strained ties between India and Pakistan dipped further Thursday when New Delhi and Islamabad expelled a staffer each at their High Commissions, declaring them ‘persona non-grata’ in tit-for-tat action after Delhi Police said it had uncovered a spy ring involving an employee of the Pakistani mission. Both staffers were given identical deadlines to leave — by October 29. ... Read More »

Cauvery dispute: Supreme Court to resume hearing today

The Supreme Court will today resume its hearing on the Cauvery water dispute after it directed the Karnataka government to release 2000 cusecs per day to Tamil Nadu till further orders are given. In response, the Karnataka government has filed a petition in the court asking for larger constitutional bench to be constituted to look into the dispute. A bench ... Read More »

INS Arihant operational since Aug, inducted ‘quietly’ by PM Modi: Report

India quietly inducted its first indigenous nuclear submarine, the INS Arihant, in August this year and the vessel has been operational since then, NewsX reported on Monday. With its induction, India has completed the first step towards setting up a nuclear triad. The news channel said that Prime Minister Modi “quietly” commissioned INS Arihant into the Indian Navy in August, ... Read More »

Woman gangraped in moving car in Delhi

In a replay of the December 16 gangrape, a 35-year-old housewife was allegedly abducted from outside the Akshardham temple, raped by five men in a moving car and then dumped on a roadside on Sunday, said the police. The victim told the police that there were two women in the vehicle as well. “The people in the car were known ... Read More »

India bans Nokia’s pushmail

Alright, we agree that India is a very vulnerable target for terrorist activities, as it has been witnessed in the past. with communication becoming ever easier, the Indian Security Agencies have to tighten their belts to tackle the ever emerging threats. The Indian Government have banned the RIM’s Blackberry services in response to the failure of RIM to provide a ... Read More »