Category Archives: Plot in India

Chelonians for dinner: hunting threatens at-risk turtles and tortoises in India

WARNING: This article contains a graphic photo. —————— The extinction risk faced by mammals is often in the limelight. But it may be surprising to learn that next only to primates, chelonians—or turtles and tortoises—are the world’s most imperiled vertebrate … Continue reading

Marginal rise in Kejriwal’s assets

LUCKNOW: The assets of Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal and his IRS officer wife Sunita have increased marginally since November 2013 when he contested the Delhi assembly elections. However, the number of criminal cases against Kejriwal have increased from … Continue reading

Bangladesh hardly benefited from duty-free Indian market, trade experts say

Bangladesh has failed to take advantage of the duty-free access to Indian market due to reasons, including lack of leadership, coordination, infrastructure bottlenecks and cumbersome export procedure, trade analysts said yesterday. To enhance exports to the market, Bangladesh needs to … Continue reading

DLF Holds Real Estate Investment Show in Milpitas

If you’re thinking of an investment property in India, commercial, retail or residential, then the Delhi Land and Finance company, a reputed real estate builder and developer in business for over 60 years, has a variety of offers with its … Continue reading

A History of the First World War in 100 moments: The mutiny that sent a ripple …

Hundreds of thousands of Indians flocked to volunteer for service. “We shall never get another chance to exalt the name of race, country… and to prove our loyalty to the government,” one of them wrote home to his brother from … Continue reading

New policy for mining by June: Goa CM

PANAJI: Following the Supreme Court order affirming mining activity after 2007 as illegal, the state government will come out with a policy by June this year to grant new mining leases, chief minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday. He said … Continue reading

Thailand Reacts to Plots Targeting Israelis

BANGKOK — Thai authorities say they hope they have foiled the latest plot in the Southeast Asian country to attack young Israeli tourists. Thailand’s police agency says security around locations frequented by Israeli tourists has been increased, although government officials … Continue reading

Gideon Orkar’s Calculations and Nigeria’s Unity

The name of Major Gideon G. Orkar has a place in the history of Nigeria. He will be remembered along with officers like the Late Col. Buka Suka Dimka and Brig. Gen Iliya Bisalla, names synonymous with failed coup plots. … Continue reading

‘The Lunchbox’ – A Review: The Way to a Man’s Heart…

Recognizable to Western audiences as the adult Pi in “Life of Pi,” Irrfan Khan is the film’s withdrawn hero, Saajan, a lonely widower and commuter office worker with a 35-year reputation for efficiency and unfriendliness. (There ought to be room for … Continue reading

15 years and growing: Greenfield community garden celebration set for Saturday

Email Print Comments (0) GREENFIELD — Life is returning to the Pleasant Street Community Garden after this arduous winter. The first leaves of lettuce and the first buds of garlic are beginning to emerge from the soil, and the gardeners … Continue reading