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Nagoya Protocol to help conserve biodiversity: Javadekar

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 17:42

The Nagoya Protocol, which will create incentives to conserve biodiversity, has received the required 50th instrument of ratification on July 14, India today said.

UV lamp of the future is here

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:06

In what could change the way the world looks at lights, Japanese researchers have created a first low-power flexible vacuum ultraviolet lamp.

Major fire at ironworks in central Japan

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 15:12

A fire engulfed a steel plant in central Japan on Friday, days after a deadly blast hit another plant in the region.

Arsene Wenger`s influence still echoes in Japan

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 10:44

Nearly 20 years after his brief stay in Japan Arsene Wenger`s influence still echoes, following its rise from a backwater of world football to one of its emerging powers.

Roosters` biological clock makes them crow at dawn break

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 12:53

Roosters crow at the break of dawn, not in response to the morning light, but because they are genetically programmed to do so, a new study has found.

Man in biggest Japanese crime syndicate sentenced to 6 years in prison

Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 15:58

The No 2 man in Japan`s biggest crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, was sentenced to six years in prison for having extorted 40 million yen (USD 420,000) from a construction business operator.

UN meet discusses signing of Nagoya Supplementary Protocol

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 09:20

The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity held deliberations on key issues including ratifying the `Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress` and Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety among others.

Slow progress in implementing Nagoya Protocol

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 19:48

The progress in implementing the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress is slow, said a top official of the secretariat of Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

Central Japan airport to mark 100 millionth visitor

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 15:52

Central Japan International Airport serving Nagoya held a ceremony on Tuesday at its passenger terminal building to mark the 100 millionth visitor.

Second meeting for Nagoya Protocol in Delhi from July 2

Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 20:12

The second meeting of the Inter-governmental Committee for Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ICNP-2) is being held here from July 2.

Mexico steps up effort to protect biodiversity

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 07, 2012, 13:54

Mexico joins the 46 other countries that have signed the protocol, which must be ratified by the Senate.

UN seals historic treaty to protect ecosystem

Last Updated: Saturday, October 30, 2010, 12:10

193 countries agreed to protect 17% of land and 10% of oceans so that biodiversity there thrived.