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#Pandora’s box of exotic pets

Depending on the species, exotic pet owners face many risks.

We all have seen the beautiful birds, the stunning reptiles, the bizarre insects and so on, being kept at people’s homes as pets and most of us, readily invest in such exotic pets without completely understanding the level of commitment required for it because, human desire has no bounds. In the course of evolution, humans have captured and kept hundreds of wild animals and the practice continues, even now.

Live Cricket Score, India vs Bangladesh Test Day 5: India need 7 wickets for win against Bangladesh

India and Bangladesh have taken the battle in the only Test to the fifth and final day on which Bangladesh need 356 runs to win. India on the hand need seven more wickets to win the Test in Hyderabad. India picked up three wickets in the final session of play on day four to reduce Bangladesh to 103 for 3 after setting a target of 459 runs for the visitors. India declared their second innings at 159 for the loss of four wickets. Earlier, India bowled out Bangladesh for 388 runs and took a 299-run lead in the first innings. Cheteshwar Pujara scored 54* off 58 balls, his 13th Test fifty to help India score 158 runs in that second session.

UP elections 2017: #AkhileshYadav blasts PM Narendra Modi at Badaun rally; 5 key takeaways

UP elections 2017: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is fighting both the anti-incumbency factor as well as a muscle-flexing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under an increasingly aggressive President Amit Shah who has dusted out a number of issues in the lead up to polling that includes the Ram temple at Ayodhya as well as hitting out at at the Samajwadi Party for playing communal (appeasement) politics through its pandering to ‘vote banks’. The star BJP campaigner, PM Narendra Modi has used the development card to the full and held up his economic achievements record to indicate that only he can raise the state’s economy to a higher plane in a dispassionate manner that will cater to the interest of all sections of society, especially the poor and the farmers, rather than focusing on a few.