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Worldwide 2013 Saw Less Hostilities but India Recorded High: PEW Report

Worldwide, social hostilities, especially over religion, declined in 2013 after reaching a six-year peak in 2012, though a quarter of the world is still reeling under high levels of religious hostilities, said Pew Research Center in its latest annual study. India had the highest level of social hostilities involving religion in 2013, it noted. The PEW study finds that the ...

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Tiger Population Numbers in India flawed, says UK Study

India used a commonly used method to count tigers and other rare wildlife put the accuracy of such surveys in doubt, said a team of scientists from the University of Oxford, Indian Statistical Institute, and Wildlife Conservation Society. Criticising shortcomings in the ‘index-calibration’ method that yields inaccurate findings, the team said the flawed census should be corrected. It may be noted ...

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