Must Read News Articles – February 26

The Hindu

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Two endangered plant species spotted: In a major breakthrough in eco-conservation, forest officials in Munnar have spotted two critically endangered impatiens plant species on the peripheries of the Eravikulam National Park.

Extraordinary leave is not matter of right: Delhi HC: ‘Employee cannot be allowed to work at her convenience’.

Pests eat away 35% of total crop yield: About 30-35% of the annual crop yield in India gets wasted because of pests.

Black rhinos on the brink of extinction: The species has lost 70% of its genetic diversity, finds study.


Why India needs the rubella vaccine:  India has set an ambitious target of eliminating measles and controlling congenital rubella syndrome (CRS), caused by the rubella virus, by 2020.

There is more to come in the CRISPR story: Though the verdict is out on the patent case, there are many reasons why the fight to own this gene editing technology will continue.

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