Daily Archives: June 13, 2019

Plea in SC seeks protection of forests, wildlife from fires in Uttarakhand


A PIL was filed in the Supreme Court Thursday seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand, saying forest blazes have increased over the years causing huge loss to the environment. The petition sought directions to the Centre, the Uttarakhand government and the principal chief conservator of forests in the state to make pre-fire arrangements ...

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India ad spend likely to be Rs 697 billion in 2019: Report


Advertising spend in India is likely to rise by 11.4 per cent to Rs 697 billion in 2019, driven by key events such as the ongoing cricket world cup and the recent general elections, according to a report by the Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN). The 2019 estimate is up from January’s projection of 10.6 per cent growth in ad spend, ...

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All 13 air warriors on board dead in AN-32 crash: IAF


All 13 air-warriors on board an AN-32 transport aircraft that crashed in a heavily forested mountainous area in Arunachal Pradesh 10 days back were killed, the Indian Air Force said Thursday. Official sources said the “black box” of the aircraft has been recovered from the crash site and it will help the investigators reconstruct the events leading to the crash. ...

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