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84 endangered Amur leopards found in China, Russia

In a good and bad news to tiger conservationists, scientists estimate that 84 highly endangered Amur leopards are roaming in the wild across its current range along the southernmost border of Primorskii Province in Russia and Jilin Province of China. This new estimate of the Amur leopard population was recently reported in the scientific journal, Conservation Letters by scientists from China, Russia, ...

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Rare Tapanuli Orangutan to be extinct soon, thanks to China’s mega dam

The rare Tapanuli Orangutan, discovered last year in Sumatra, Indonesia, and one of the rarest animals on the planet could become an extinct species soon unless urgent action is invoked to reign in on a mega dam in China, said a team of global scientists. Besides the usual deforestation, the researchers have pointed out that the Batang Toru project being ...

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PM Modi to Attend BRICS Summit in China

Amid border tension on Doklam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen, China from 3-5 September 2017. In his Facebook post, the Prime Minister said:”India had the privilege of hosting the previous Summit in Goa in October last year. I look forward to building upon the results and outcomes of the Goa Summit. I also look ...

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Visit of Prime Minister to China and Myanmar (September 3-7, 2017)

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At the invitation of the President of People’s Republic of China, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will visit Xiamen in China’s Fujian province during September 3-5, 2017 to attend the 9th BRICS Summit. Subsequently, Prime Minister will pay a State visit to Myanmar from September 5-7, 2017 at the invitation of H.E. U Htin Kyaw, President of the Republic of ...

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India Missile in Pipeline to Target Whole of China: Report

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India is gearing up its nuclear arsenal aimed at targeting entire China, while it is already capable of deterring Pakistan, said a research article published in July-August issue of ‘After Midnight’. Written by top American nuclear experts — Hans M Kristensen and Robert S Norris — in the article titled, “Indian nuclear forces 2017“, the report said India is modernising ...

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NASA Data Detects Huge Drop in Global Fires, Good or Bad?

NASA satellites have detected from space that the number of fires across tropical forests in South America, the Eurasian Steppe, and the savannas of Africa are increasingly declining due to settled lifestyle than previous nomadic lifestyle in the regions. The transition is leading intensified agriculture and steep drop in the use of fire leading to decline of forest fires, said ...

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China, India Behind 50% of Global Deaths Due to Air Pollution: Study

Representational Picture: The Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge),Mr. Prakash Javadekar addressing the inaugural session of a workshop of Pollution Control Boards of States, in New Delhi on May 18, 2016. (PIB Photo)

China and India together contributed for more than half of the total global deaths due to air pollution in 2015, said a study by the U.S.-based Health Effects Institute (HEI). The report showed that air pollution caused more than 4.2 million deaths in 2015, making it the fifth highest cause of death. But just two countries – India and China ...

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Trumpeting ‘America First’ Theory Far-Fetched But Feasible


US President Donald Trump in his first Presidential address has put “America First”, setting the tone for an inward-looking diplomacy that might radically change the course of world events since the Pearl Harbor attack seven decades ago. “We assembled here today are issuing a new decree to be heard in every city, in every foreign capital, and in every hall ...

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New Year’s Eve Celebrated Around the World

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Come New Year’s Eve, display of fireworks to revelers displaying the joyous mood mark the night of December 31 every year. Throughout the world the celebration begin with New Zealand and Australia reporting it first and New York or California joining the party much later in the day. New Zealand: A giant digital clock on Auckland’s landmark Sky Tower will ...

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Heart of Asia Conference Tomorrow: What’s the Focus?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and other 12 represntatives from Asian countries at the much coveted Heart of Asia Conference being held in Amritsar tomorrow to highlight terrorism, trade and cooperation takes place. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will address the conference as External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is ill. Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar and ...

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IMF Sees Subdued Growth, Warns of Stagnation, Rise in Protectionism

With global growth subpar at 3.1% in 2016, with slight increase to 3.4% next year, persistent stagnation in advanced economies could further fuel anti-trade sentiment with calls for protectionism in developed economies, said IMF in its latest outllok that may send warning bells to India and China. Global economic growth will remain subdued this year following a slowdown in the ...

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India vs China: Diplomatic Tit for Tat on Display?

India has never been so upset with China as it is now over the issue of Beijing blocking Pakistan-based Islamist leader Maulana Masood Azhar designated a terrorist by the United Nations (UN). Azhar’s Jaish-e-Mohammed militant group is blamed for the 2 January attack on the Pathankot airbase in Punjab. The diplomatic quid pro quo soon rolled out in the form ...

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