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2013-11-25 04:20:08

Jana Gana Mana is India's national anthem written in Sanskritized Bengali by the poet Rabindranath Tagore (Nobel Prize Winner)Hyderabad, Nov 25, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Nihar Singh, a writer from Hyderabad has demonstrated that Rabindranath Tagore wrote Jana Gana Mana, India's national anthem, for Lord Krishna. While the song is popular because of its use, these questions about its origin remain: What were Tagore's intentions when he composed this song? Whom did he...

2012-07-22 23:00:46

Wildlife Crime Scorecard Grades 23 Asian and African Countries but US still has Major Role to Play Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 22, 2012 Widespread lack of enforcement by African and Asian countries is threatening the survival of wild rhinos, tigers and elephants, a new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) report has found. Wildlife Crime Scorecard: Assessing Compliance with and Enforcement of CITES Commitments for Tigers, Rhinos and Elephants examines how 23 Asian and African countries considered...

2012-06-14 23:01:39

Endangered tiger blog ℠a Tiger Journal.com´ has posted the second part of its four part interview series with Keshav Varma, the World Bank´s Program Director for the Global Tiger Initiative, on saving tigers in the wild. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Endangered tiger blog 'a Tiger Journal.com' has posted the second part of its four part interview series with Keshav Varma, the World Bank´s Director for the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), on saving tigers in the wild....

2012-06-05 23:02:05

Endangered Tiger blog 'a Tiger Journal.com' will begin a four part interview series with Keshav Varma, the World Bank´s Program Director for the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), starting on World Environment Day, June 05, 2012. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Endangered Tiger blog ℠a Tiger Journal.com´ will begin a four part interview series with Keshav Varma, the World Bank´s Program Director for the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), starting on World Environment Day,...

2012-05-29 23:02:00

According to the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), tiger experts from all 13 tiger range countries, and from around the world, met in Delhi to determine the success of efforts to double the population of tigers in the wild. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 According to the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), tiger experts from all 13 tiger range countries, and from around the world, met in Delhi in mid-May to determine the success of efforts to double the population of tigers in the wild. Nearly a...

Future Of Sumatran Tigers Threatened By Human Disturbances
2012-03-01 04:52:51

Three of the world's subspecies of tigers are now extinct. A new study found that the Sumatran tiger subspecies is nearing extinction as a result of human activities, particularly the conversion of natural forests into forestry and agricultural plantations, leading to habitat loss. The study, conducted by Virginia Tech and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), is the first of its kind to systematically investigate the use of different land cover types – not just forests but also plantation...

2011-12-30 08:00:00

“Bills such as S3061, sponsored by Senator Raymond Lesniak, are unnecessary,” says Feline Conservation Federation executive director Lynn Culver. "USDA licensed zoological institutions are already required to identify their animal holdings, and already maintain birth, death, acquisition, and disposition records, and make them available for state and federal inspection and tracking.” Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) the...


Latest National symbols of India Reference Libraries

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2007-12-14 05:21:54

The Bengal is a hybrid breed of cat bred to have the markings of a wildcat but the temperament of a housecat. The Bengal is reminiscent of and named after the Asian Leopard Cat (Prionailurus bengalensis); the Bengal Tiger species is completely unrelated. It is a medium sized cat weighing around 8-10 lb for females and 15 lb for males. They are a hybrid breed developed through a program of crossbreeding domestic cats with Asian Leopard Cats over several generations. The first three...

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2007-01-19 19:10:49

The liger, is a hybrid cross between a male panthera leo (lion), and a female panthera tigris (Tiger) and is denoted scientifically as panthera leo x panthera tigris. A liger resembles a giant lion with diffused stripes. They are the largest cats in the world, although the Siberian Tiger is the largest pure breed. Like tigers, ligers enjoy swimming. The offspring of a male tiger and a female lion is called a tigon. Under exceptional circumstances it has been known for a tiger to be forced...

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2007-01-19 15:00:55

The amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) is a rare subspecies of tiger (P. tigris). Also known as the Siberian, Korean, Manchurian, or North China Tiger, it is the largest natural animal in the feline family Felidae. The amur tiger is critically endangered. In the early 1900s, it lived throughout the Korean Peninsula, northeastern Mongolia, southeastern Russia, and northeastern China. Today, it has virtually disappeared from South Korea and is largely confined to a very small part of...

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2007-01-19 14:51:36

The Sumatran Tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) is found only on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The wild population is estimated at between 400 and 500 animals, occurring predominantly in the island's national parks. Recent genetic testing has revealed the presence of unique genetic markers. They indicate that it may develop into a separate species, if it is not made extinct. This has led to suggestions that the Sumatran Tiger should have greater priority for conservation than any other...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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