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Plea to Centre to stop state from reducing deemed forest area

The former chairman of the Western Ghats Task Force, Anant Hegde Ashisara, sought the intervention of the Central government in protesting deemed forests in Karnataka. "Karnataka had nearly 10 lakh hectares of deemed forest in 2002, which was reduced to five ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

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Going wild over mushrooms

Come monsoons, and the thick undercover of Western Ghats forests are transformed into a magical kingdom of mushrooms - ending their mysterious life spent underground and popping out for a brief moment as if just for the purpose of enhancing the life nurturing ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Panel to study proposal to draw water from Western Ghats rivers to Bengaluru

Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) is assessing the feasibility of getting water from Western Ghats rivers to quench the city's thirst. BWSSB has set up a special committee to assess proposals to get water from Western Ghat rivers — ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

A new species of non-venomous aquatic snake- Aquatic Rhabdops dicovered in Western Ghats

A new species of non-venomous aquatic snake - Aquatic Rhabdops, which was misidentified since 1863, has finally been described and identified as a new species from the northern Western Ghats.
 DNA2 months ago

NGO demands details of land encroachment in Western Ghats

Namma Bengaluru Foundation (NBF), a non-governmental organisation, has urged the state government to give details of land encroached upon by members of the public in the Western Ghats. As per a report submitted to the government in 2007 by the Joint ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Goods train derails, hits Central Railway services

Long distance train services on the Central Railway were severely hit on Thursday evening due to a derailment in the Western Ghats section, officials said.Six wagons of a goods train derailed in between Monkey Hill-Khandala section of the Western Ghats, ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Lost Goan women trekkers rescued by Karnataka forest officials

Seven women, including six minors, who had gone missing on Monday while trekking in the picturesque Chorla area in Western Ghats along the Karnataka-Goa border, were rescued by Karnataka Forest Department officials on Tuesday after a massive combing ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Environmental activist passes away

Environmental activist and a member of the Chalakudy River Protection Samithi, Dr A Latha, passed away after a prolonged illness here today.She was 51 and leaves behind her husband, Unnikrishnan, also an environmental activist and poet.Latha, an agricultural ...
 Business Standard2 days ago

Sabarimala temple opens for festival season

Marking the beginning of the pilgrimage season, the famous Lord Ayyappa hill shrine at Sabarimala opened today for the three-month annual Mandalam-Makaravilakku festival. A large number of devotees had already reached the shrine for darshan on the day of ...
 Deccan Herald3 days ago

'Declare Sabarimala temple as national pilgrim centre'

Thiruvananthapuram:A ministerial conference of southern states held here on Mondayrequested the central government to declare Lord Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala as a national pilgrim centre. The meeting presided by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan passed ...
 Mathrubhumi4 days ago Don't take up rail projects in Kodagu, state writes to Centre  Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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