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347 Species of Flora, 242 Fauna Discovered in India in 2013-14: Javadekar

India is upbeat on its discovery of 347 species of new flora and 424 species of fauna besides two new exclusive reptile species in 2013-14 based on studies conducted by scientists and taxonomists in several institutions and universities. Informing the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, environment minister Prakash Javadekar said the studies of scientists of Botanical Survey of India (BSI) and ...

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Mangalyaan No. 2 in Time’s 25 Best Inventions of 2014 After Hendo Hoverboard

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) that has won Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for 2014 is making history worldwide with its entry into the Time magazine’s top 25 inventions of the year and that making it to the second slot after the Hendo Hoverboard. The citation from Time’s magazine says: “Nobody gets Mars right on the first try. The U.S. didn’t, ...

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