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, 1 month ago
Jorethang, Sikkim: A large room in an abandoned government building has been home to Babita (not her real name), 32, her husband and three children for about three years. It is strewn with tattered furniture and personal belongings, clothes drying on the ...Sify, 4 days ago
It was a photograph that captured many hearts: an infant orangutan, enveloped in the arms of her rescuer, offering what looked like a thumbs-up gesture. “ Thumbs up.. I’m going to be OK ,” wrote the Daily Mail in a headline last week that ...Huffington Post, 3 weeks ago
Self-styled yoga guru Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's Isha Yoga Foundation has been the subject of much controversy for flouting environmental regulations. The foundation, which has constructed several buildings in an ecologically sensitive area near Coimbatore is ...Sify, 4 weeks 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, 1 month 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, 2 months ago
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