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Poachers kill one tiger every day; only 1300 left

The National Wildlife Board will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday and brief him about the disastrous impact of poaching and the destruction of the natural habitat of the Tiger, one of......

These 10 stunning images will make you go WILD

The Natural History Museum has unveiled the first entries for this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Wrestling komodo dragons, ethereal egrets and thirsty......

Assam floods: 3 lakh affected and the situation is growing worse

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Friday following incessant rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, affecting more than three lakh people in 13 districts and......

Why the future of environment looks so bleak

Prakash Javadekar’s one year as India’s minister of state (independent charge) of environment, forests and climate change has been an unmitigated disaster, says activist Himanshu......

Dismantling environmental laws, endangering India

India loses 333 acres of prime forest every day. Instead of working to conserve India's forests and water resources, the environment minister has set up a committee to 'dismantle' the five key laws......

No nod to projects in eco-sensitive zones: Ramesh

The National Board for Wildlife, headed by Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh, rejected some big projects, including a port project in Gujarat, signalling that the ministry would not clear projects......

India must find affordable solutions to protect environment

All the energy is spent on blocking projects - so once they are cleared, the mission is lost, notes Sunita Narain. Debates are essentially polarised and noisy. But for resolution and movement in......

Govt rushes to ease green norms for industry

Amendments to six environmental laws likely in Budget session The National Democratic Alliance government is in a rush to relax green norms for industries to avoid frequent legislative......

Less red tape for green clearances

The move, which can be carried out by affecting changes in the regulations and rules underlying the environment laws, without legislative amendments, could come through by the end of the year. The......

Govt eases green laws to please industry

The Narendra Modi-led government has issued around 50 fresh guidelines easing conditions for industry in about six months, beside launching an online system for applying environment clearances. The......

It's raining crores for Dhoni and Co.

It's raining crores for the World Cup-winning Indian cricket team who were gifted from residential plots to cash incentives.The Board of Control for Cricket in India announced Rs 1 crore award for......
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Through foreign eyes, Sonepur fares better

Foreign tourists click photographs and (below) take a selfie at the Sonepur fair. Pictures by Nagendra Kumar Singh The rustic touch of Sonepur... ...
'Resort' in Kudremukh raises greens' hackles

Greens have turned red against the State government, Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Limited and the Alvas Group for opening the Alvas Kudremukh... ...
In search of the great Indian bustard

Prev By Hassan M Kamal | Posted 4 hours Once top contender for national bird of India, the great Indian bustard is struggling to survive.... ...
MP undertakes first ever count of vultures in state

BHOPAL: Amid reports of depleting number of vultures from Indian skies and proposed submergence of its habitat in Panna National Park, Madhya... ...
Leopard walks into trap in Thane

By Ranjeet Jadhav | Posted 2 hours Thane Forest Department and SGNP officials trapped the big cat to rescue it after villagers complained of... ...

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