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West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.19

River terrapin: 50 to 300 in 10 years

The number of river terrapins was hardly 50 more than a decade ago and conservationists were worried the freshwater turtle would soon join the list of extinct animals. The International Union for Cons...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

World  /  Published 07.12.19

India doubts on emissions certificates

India on Friday questioned the credibility of a UN-monitored mechanism that pledged developing countries certificates for greenhouse gas emissions cuts that could be sold for cash, complaining that In...
By Jayanta Basu in Madrid

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.18

Seahorses seized at Nathu-la, 2 detained

The customs department seized dried seahorses worth around Rs 56 lakh and detained two traders at Nathu-la on the India-China border in Sikkim on Tuesday. Customs officials said the consignment had be...
By Our Correspondent in Gangtok


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