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Sumatra's receding forests pushing tigers to the brink

Deforestation to make way for palm oil plantations is driving critically endangered Sumatran tigers towards extinction, researchers warned today.The imposing carnivore has already disappeared from the neighbouring Indonesian islands of Java and Bali, and if ... Business Standard, 1 week ago
Sumatran tiger population recovering: study Business Standard, 1 month ago
Sumatran tigers on path to recovery: Study Prokerala, 1 month ago

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Indonesian police shoot dead 2 men in police station attack

Indonesian police say they have fatally shot two men suspected of burning down a remote police station on Sumatra island.National police spokesman Rikwanto says the suspects were killed early today in the West Sumatra district of Dharmasraya. The fire had ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Giant python loses fight to a man, gets eaten by villagers

Security guard Robert Nababan encountered the snake on a palm oil plantation road in Sumatra's Batang Gansal district, reports the BBC. Nababan tried to catch the python, which according to local media reports was 7.8 metres long. It attacked him. Nababan and ...
 Zee News2 months ago Indonesian villagers eat 'defeated' giant python  Prokerala2 months ago

1971 War: What happened before Pakistan's public surrender to India

Lt Gen Niazi signing the Instrument of Surrender as Lt Gen Aurora looks on. Standing immediately behind from L to R: Vice Admiral Krishnan, Air Marshal Dewan, Lt Gen Sagat Singh, Maj Gen JFR Jacob (with Flt Lt Krishnamurthy peering over his shoulder). Veteran ...
 Sify2 days ago
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Air Fire Rescue Task Force set up to ensure safety in Tokyo

Tokyo's skyline is dotted with many skyscrapers. And, authorities always remain on their toes during any accident or disaster. "The Tokyo Fire Department Aviation Unit" is a firefighting team specialized in aviation. A new unit named "Air Fire Rescue Task ...
 catchnews.com4 days ago
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After wreaking havoc in Kerala, TN, Ockhi puts Maha, Guj on alert

Even as rescue operations continue in full strength in southern states post the cyclonic storm 'Ockhi', India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a very severe cyclonic warning to Gujarat and Maharashtra. After wreaking havoc in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and ...
 DNA1 week ago

Rains expected in Odisha from next week

A low-pressure area which has formed over the south Andaman sea is likely to trigger rainfall in several parts of Odisha from December 7, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.The well marked low-pressure area is currently over the north ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago Low pressure in S Andaman sea very likely to become depression  Business Standard2 weeks ago

Thousands flee as Bali raises volcano alert to highest level

A rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali could erupt at any moment, authorities warned on Monday as they raised alert levels to maximum, accelerated a mass evacuation and closed the main airport, leaving tourists stranded. Massive columns of thick grey ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Indonesians rush to save beached sperm whales

Indonesian officials and fishermen on Monday were trying to save a pod of 12 huge sperm whales that washed up on a beach at the northern tip of Sumatra island, a conservationist said. Locals look on as a pod of sperm whales are stranded in shallow water in ...
 Reuters1 month ago

Global priority areas to protect mammals mapped

Scientists have mapped priority areas around the world, including parts of India, to protect thousands of mammal species, with a focus on species with few close relatives.A study led by researchers at Australian National University (ANU) used maps of about ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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