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Jan 04, 2017
Saving endangered animals is like God's test for humanity, says Prince HarryBritain's Prince Harry said he believes saving animals is like God's test for humanity, calling on those who own or manage wildlife to ensure the protection of endangered species
Jan 04, 2017
Aamir Khan launches second edition of Satyamev Jayate Water Cup; Kiran Rao sings theme songBollywood super star Aamir Khan advocated water conservation and the need for rainwater harvesting, as he launched the second edition of the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup on Tuesday, 3 January 2017, in Mumbai, in the presence of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Dec 28, 2016
Poaching at all-time high, but tiger numbers still rose in 2016Its not been a great year for wildlife. More tigers and leopards were poached in 2016 than in any year of the previous decade, pangolins were killed in the hundreds while thousands of marine animals perished — this, due to the debilitating effect of climate change. Yet, the good news is that the number of tigers still rose.
Dec 19, 2016
Anupam Mishra, noted environmentalist and Gandhian ideologue, passes away at 68Anupam Mishra had a witty and wise way to address any problem. He could use simple language and emotions to explain water related issues with remarkable optimism.
Dec 07, 2016
British parliament set to back PM May's Brexit timetable | ReutersBy Elizabeth Piper | LONDON LONDON The British parliament was set to back Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit timetable on Wednesday after she headed off a rebellion in her Conservative Party over a lack of insight into the government's strategy to leave the European Union.May has come under pressure from lawmakers, businesses and investors to set out at the very least a broad picture of how she sees Britain's future relationship with the EU. She says giving too much away could weaken Britain's hand in the country's most important negotiations since World War Two. The opposition Labour Party had tried to force her to reveal more details of her plan before triggering the formal divorce procedure, something she has said she will do before the end of March, by submitting a parliamentary motion.But May has turned the tables on Labour by proposing that the debate should also be on whether lawmakers "respect the wishes" expressed in June's EU referendum.
Dec 07, 2016
Brexit: Theresa May agrees to chalk out plan before formal exit talksTheresa May indicated that she would accept demands by lawmakers to publish her plan for Brexit before starting formal exit talks, as long as they accept her timetable for leaving the EU.
Dec 06, 2016
Germany: Chancellor Angela Merkel re-elected as Conservative party leaderThe vote came after a speech in which Merkel struck a decidedly conservative note, telling members that she wants to stem the influx of migrants.
Dec 06, 2016
Merkel's conservatives meet to prepare for 'toughest' election | ReutersBy Paul Carrel | ESSEN, Germany ESSEN, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel will rally her conservatives at a party conference on Tuesday to gird for a German election next year that she expects to be "tough like no other".Seeking a fourth term in office, Merkel must unite her Christian Democrats (CDU) and try to recapture some of her personal popularity, undermined by the crises that have rocked Europe.Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's referendum defeat on Sunday and the impending departure of French President Francois Hollande underline Merkel's status as Europe's most experienced leader, but she needs to win back disgruntled voters at home.The CDU has seen its support eroded by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), which has profited from popular concern about the influx into Germany last year of around a million migrants, many fleeing war in the Middle East."We know our world is changing. It always has been. Anyone who promises to be able to stop that isn't being honest," said CDU Secretary General Peter Tauber
Dec 05, 2016
Brexit: UK govt challenges court ruling stating it needs parliamentary approval for leaving EUTheresa May's government launches a challenge against a court ruling that it requires parliamentary approval to start the process of leaving the EU.
Dec 04, 2016
Let It Flow: A skateboarding star is helping locals in Janwaar, Madhya Pradesh, access clean waterSkateboarder Nyjah Huston made his way to Janwaar Castle — a skate park in rural Madhya Pradesh — to help improve access to clean water