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Env & Geography :  POPs - the Dirty Twelve
on 2010/2/1 10:47:08

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), i.e. Dirty Twelve are Dioxins, Furans, DDT, Poly-Chlorinated By- Phynel (PCB), Aldrin, Chlorodane, Deldrin, Endrin, Hepata-chloro, Hexa-Chloro Benzene (BHC/Lindance) Mirex and Toxaphene.

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Env & Geography : Estimated Population of Wild Elephants
on 2010/1/1 6:30:00

REGION

STATE

Elephant Population

2002

2007-08

North-East

Arunachal

1607

1690

Assam

5246

5281

Meghalaya

1868

1811

Nagaland

145

152

Mizoram

33

12

Manipur

12

Nil

Tripura

40

59

West Bengal (North)

292

300-350

Total for North-East

9243

9305-9355

East

West Bengal (South)

36

25

Jharkhand

772

624

Orissa

1841

1862

Chattisgarh

-

122

Total for East

2649

2633

North

Uttarakhand

1582

1346

U.P.

85

380

Total for North

1667

1726

South

Tamilnadu

3052

3867

Karnataka

5838

4035

Kerala

3850

6068

Andhra Pradesh

74

28

Maharashtra

-

7

Total for South

12814

14005

Islands

Andaman & Nicobar

40

NA

Grand Total

26413

27669-27719


Source: [PIB] Ministry of Environment and Forests

Env & Geography : Astro Forecast for USA?
on 2009/12/25 9:00:00

USA - Will she Remain on the Top or Topple?

AHMEDABAD, India, December 22/PRNewswire/ -- The economic history of U.S., like its history has its roots in European settlements of the 16th century. These successful colonial economies grew into small independent farming economies which after 1776 became the United States of America. A central feature of the U.S. economy is the freedom of the private sector. The period of 1930 saw the great depression from which U.S. emerged strong and that between 1960 and 1990 saw the fiscal policy being replaced by monetary policy as a regulator of the overall pace of economic activity. During the last 230 years of its existence, USA has grown into a huge integrated industrialised economy that represents about a quarter of the world economy.

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Env & Geography : PM Reviews Tiger Conservation Status
on 2008/2/22 11:10:47

PM REVIEWS TIGER CONSERVATION STATUS IN THE COUNTRY

GOVERNMENT FULLY COMMITTED TO TIGER CONSERVATION: PM

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Env & Geography : Renewable Energy Park at Bhubneshwar
on 2006/12/11 10:52:40

Monday, December 11, 2006
RENEWABLE ENERGY PARK AT BHUBANESHWAR INAUGURATED

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