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Know why some male frogs prefer having sex on land

Know why some male frogs prefer having sex on land

The new study, published in the journal American Naturalist, showed that some frogs hide eggs on land to reduce competition from other males who also want to fertilise those eggs.

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Farmers refuse to clear land for PM Modi's function in Bihar

Around three dozen farmers in Bihar's Vaishali district have refused to reap their standing wheat crops to make space available for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's function on March 12, officials said on Thursday.

Himachal govt cancels 28-acre allotment to Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth

The Himachal Pradesh government has cancelled 28-acre of land allotted to Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth Trust on lease at Sadhupul in Solan district.

National Herald case: Maharashtra govt to probe 'commercial' use of land

The Maharashtra government has ordered an inquiry into alleged "commercial use" of land allotted to Associated Journals Ltd (AJL)

Right to property is part of human rights: SC

Right to property is part of human rights: SC

The Supreme Court said that the right to property having been elevated to the status of human rights.

Soon policy to allot land to political parties in Delhi: Minister

The AAP government will soon be coming up with a policy to allot land for office of all political parties in the national capital, Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai on Friday said.

Army agrees to vacate some land near Jammu airport

Army Tuesday agreed to vacate some land near the airport and the University in Jammu while several joint committees have been formed to address other issues regarding transfer of land held by Army to the civil administration at various places in the state.

Two Congress state govts acquired land: BJP

BJP on Tuesday sought to corner Congress, which has claimed credit for the Centre's retreat on land bill, over the issue as it came out with details of land acquired by its two state governments and said the opposition party may "mislead" its workers but not country.

Smriti Gandhi visits Amethi, slams Gandhi family over sale of farmers' land

Smriti Irani addressed people in Amethi and questioned the alleged sale of land meant for a bicycle factory to a trust run by Gandhi family.

VMC to acquire 500 acre to develop Vododara as smart city

As part of the 'Smart City' programme, Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) will acquire 500 acres of land to develop the city.

Sparing some land for urbanisation not harmful: WB official

 Most of India's urbanisation needs can be met if 4-5 per cent of its agricultural land is spared but the "passion" about losing land to industrialisation is making it difficult to pass the controversial Land Acquisition Bill in India, a senior World Bank official has said.

UP: Woman held for running tractor over on two others

A woman in Uttar Pradesh has been arrested for running over two other women with a tractor after an argument.

Govt clears transfer of land for defence research centre

The government on Wednesday approved transfer of a portion of land and building of erstwhile National Instruments by Jadavpur University (West Bengal) to the DRDO for setting up a defence research centre.

Barring Odisha and Punjab, no state acquired land under UPA law

Except for Odisha and Punjab, no state has acquired land under the land acquisition Act of 2013, according to data furnished by 20 states to the Joint Committee of Parliament examining contentious amendments to the law.

There never really was any global warming 'hiatus': Study

There never really was any global warming 'hiatus': Study

Upon a closer look, a new study has ruled out the global warming "hiatus," suggesting that there never really was any pause.

Cabinet approves re-promulgation of land Ordinance

The Ordinance was promulgated for the first time in December last year.

If Rahul Gandhi is concerned about farmers, must ask Vadra to return land: BJP

Uttar Pradesh BJP chief Laxmikant Bajpai has hit back at Rahul Gandhi over his "suit-boot ki sarkar" remark against Narendra Modi government, saying if the Congress vice-president is "real sympathiser of farmers", then he should ask his 'suited-booted' brother-in-law to return the land to them.

Former militant killed for giving land for cell phone tower

Separatist guerrillas on Tuesday shot dead a former militant, who rented land for a mobile phone tower in a village in Jammu and Kashmir`s Baramulla district, police said.