In Kaziranga, a national park in north-eastern India, rangers shoot people to protect rhinos . The park’s aggressive policing is, of course, controversial, but the results are clear: despite rising demand for illegal rhino horn, and plummeting numbers ... catchnews.com, 2 days ago
Where are house sparrows these days? They have just become extinct!" is a common rhetoric we hear in the cities. Yet, it is impossible to scientifically assert that they are dwindling in numbers, since there has not been any systematic observation or data ...Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
The Jallikattu issue has revived pan-Tamil political sentiments especially among youths, says N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE: Despite the SC ban, Jallikattu was organised at several places in Tamil Nadu this year. This year's Pongal season has seen the Supreme Court ban on the annual Jallikattu taking a 'pan-Tamil nationalist hue' after protests erupted across the state's southern villages for restoring Tamil Nadu's culture and tradition. With some ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Centre has asked the Odisha government to look into the deaths of more than 300 Adivasi children, attributed to Japanese Encephalitis, in Malkangiri district over the past two months. Japanese Encephalitis is a lethal mosquito-borne disease that causes ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
On a recent trip to Agra, I discovered that the city has so much more to offer than the iconic Taj Mahal. Once such is Wildlife SOS's 'Agra Bear Rescue Facility'. Wildlife SOS was established in 1995 by Kartick Satyanarayan and Geeta Seshamani. It was started ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
India is a land of 290 rivers. And 205 of them are in a critical condition. That's right, 70% of India's rivers - the lifeblood of human civilisation - are in a critical condition, as per a river assessment survey conducted by various representatives from ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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