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Punjab: Protect Wetlands to conserve migratory birds

Kapurthla, May 14 (UNI) Pushpa Gujral Science City celebrated World Migratory Bird Day by organising a webinar on “Birds connect our world”. Around 100 students and teachers from all over Punjab participated through virtual mode.
Dr Bitapi C Sinha, Advisor/Scientist –G, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun was the key speaker at the occasion. She said that World Migratory Bird Day is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds, followed by their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve migratory birds.
She informed that Indian subcontinent plays host to a number of migratory birds in summers as well as winters. It is estimated that over hundred species of migratory birds fly to India, either in search of feeding grounds or to escape the severe winter of their native habitat. The beauty of the birds, combined with the splendor of the natural environment provides the perfect setting for a nature lover, she added.
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Rampur (UP), May 20 (UNI) Senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and MLA from Rampur Sadar seat Mohammad Azam Khan said on Friday that the atrocities and oppressor don't last for long and the history is witness that when the atrocities end, the oppressor ends too.

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20 May 2022 | 9:13 PM

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20 May 2022 | 9:09 PM

Srinagar, May 20 (UNI) Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh on Friday directed police officers for speedy completion of the wine shop attack case that left an employee dead and three others wounded.

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Tremors in Shimla

20 May 2022 | 9:00 PM

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2 IAS, 2 HCS officers transferred in Haryana

20 May 2022 | 8:55 PM

Chandigarh, May 20 (UNI) Haryana Government has issued transfer and posting orders of two IAS and as many HCS officers with immediate effect.

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