Olive Ridley turtles return to Gahirmatha for nesting

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Kendrapara: Pairs of Olive Ridley sea turtles have begun emerging on the swirling sea waters off Gahirmatha in Odisha, marking the commencement of the annual natural heritage of mass nesting, forest officials said on Thursday. Forest personnel on patrolling drives have sighted pairs of mating turtles. For undisturbed breeding of the aquatic animals, prohibition on sea fishing continues to remain in force in the marine sanctuary, they said. Gahirmatha beach in...

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Supreme Court dismisses Vedanta’s interim plea to inspect, operate Sterlite plant

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to entertain an interim plea by mining major Vedanta Ltd seeking permission to inspect and operate the Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin for four weeks to assess the pollution level. The plant was closed in May 2018. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the mining major, submitted before a bench headed by Justice R.F. Nariman that Vedanta is producing 36 per cent to...

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SC directs Centre to install CCTV cameras in all interrogation rooms, lock-ups of investigative agencies

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court directed Wednesday the Centre to install CCTV cameras and recording equipment at the offices of investigating agencies. The apex court said that CCTV cameras must be installed at the offices of the CBI, the ED and National Investigation Agency (NIA). These three investigative agencies also conduct interrogations and have the power of arrest. A bench headed by Justice RF Nariman said that states and Union Territories...

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18 killed in separate Uttar Pradesh road accidents

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Lucknow: At least 18 people were killed in separate accidents in Uttar Pradesh, police said Wednesday. The toll may rise as some of those injured in the accidents are in critical condition. Eight people were killed in Kaushambi, three in Shravasti, two each in Unnao and Jalaun and three in Chitrakoot, police informed. In Kaushambi, eight people were killed when a sand-laden truck overturned on a stationary SUV in Kada Dham...

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Mumbai: In a major embarrassment, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has suspended two officials from their Mumbai Zonal Unit for alleged suspicious role which enabled two accused get relief in the ongoing Bollywood-drugs mafia investigations, official sources said here Thursday. The role of the two investigating officials -- whose identities are not disclosed -- came under a...

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UP Police makes first arrest under new anti-conversion law

Bareilly (UP): The Uttar Pradesh Police has made its first arrest under the new anti-conversion law, days after a man complained that someone is harassing his daughter in a bid to change her religion, officials said Thursday. Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel November 28 had given assent to the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion...

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Potential life on Mars likely lived below the surface; read details

Washington: If life ever existed on ancient Mars, it would have lived up to several miles below the surface of the Red Planet, likely due to subsurface melting of thick ice sheets fuelled by geothermal heat, according to a study. The research, published in the journal Science Advances, examined various Mars datasets to see if heating via...

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Olive Ridley turtles return to Gahirmatha for nesting

Kendrapara: Pairs of Olive Ridley sea turtles have begun emerging on the swirling sea waters off Gahirmatha in Odisha, marking the commencement of the annual natural heritage of mass nesting, forest officials said on Thursday. Forest personnel on patrolling drives have sighted pairs of mating turtles. For undisturbed breeding of the aquatic animals, prohibition on sea fishing...

China's Chang'e-5 completes sampling on moon

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Beijing: China's Chang'e-5 probe has completed sampling on the moon, and the samples have been sealed inside the spacecraft, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced Thursday. Launched on November 24, the spacecraft landed on the north of the Mons Rumker in Oceanus Procellarum, also known as the Ocean of Storms, on the near side of the...

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New Delhi: Air India employees are preparing to bid for the national carrier in partnership with a private equity fund and each employee will be asked to contribute Rs 1 lakh towards the bid. "The PIM (Preliminary Information Memorandum) thankfully, made it possible for the employees of Air India to take charge and ownership of the airline,...

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