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Kalpana cared for her feathered friends

The Bombay Natural History Society will get funds willed by late India-born astronaut Kalpana Chawla for its bird protection projects."Kalpana had left $3 lakh with the American National Audubon......

'The Kasturirangan Report is a disaster for the Western Ghats'

'If the Kasturirangan Committee report is implemented, the mining and quarrying lobbies will flourish... It will be disastrous for the environment.' 'There will be water shortage, there will be......

'Nobody is snatching away the lions from Gujarat'

'Some fear that Gujarat's tourism potential will be lost. That's wrong. Gujarat has such wonderful places. And they have developed such a wonderful system of tourism for the Asiatic lion. That......

Indian selected for US award for environment awareness

Dr Shubhalaxmi Vaylure has been selected for the US State Department's International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month for March for her dedication to build greater environmental awareness in......

Why are sparrows endangered in India?

When was the last time you noticed a sparrow in your window? Why are sparrows endangered in India? Vaihayasi Pande Daniel tells you how you can help prevent sparrows going extinct in India.......

'Ratan Tata, a happy brand ambassador for India Inc'

'What he has done has really been to give his time to go outside India, to reach out to governments, important countries, to meet world leaders.' 'And I am sure when he is meeting them, he is not......

Vultures get restaurant in Raigad

The Maharashtra government has launched a "restaurant" to save the vulture, nature's most efficient scavenger. The 20-acre restaurant is located in the Fansad sanctuary in the Raigad district which......

Oil spill shuts India's busiest port

Operations were suspended at India's busiest container terminal, Jawaharlal Nehru Port, as authorities attempted to contain damage from the collision of two cargo vessels off the coast of Mumbai on......

Managers can't be workmen, law must change: HC

Managers cannot be termed workmen, the Bombay high court has held, in a significant verdict that throws light on a vexed issue on who constitutes a workman in the post-liberalisation era. Observing......

Activists hope summit focuses on emission cuts

As delegates at the Copenhagen summit discuss a new climate treaty, green activists here are hoping that it would focus on emission cuts and safeguarding of biodiversity. The Bombay Natural History......

Coming up, Indian films at the Toronto Film Festival

Here's a look at the line-up at the forthcoming Toronto International Film Festival, coming up in September. Two veteran filmmakers of Indian origin and one comparatively new name will have the......

'Circuit is in love with Munna'

Director Rajkumar Hirani is on top of the world.His Lage Raho Munna Bhai feels like the film of the year so far, the world going unanimously ga-ga over the Sanjay Dutt-Arshad Warsi starrer.Rediff......

We love Amitabh, but...

We asked our readers whether they thought megastar Amitabh Bachchan was over-exposed, thanks to his umpteen film releases and endorsements.And readers had a lot to say. Here are some of the......

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Q. Have you ever touched/handled a snake? If yes, what was your experience?
Francisco:  A.  more

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Q. What is the role of balshastri Jambhekar about Journlism
Francisco:  A. Balshastri Jambhekar was a highly qualified learned pundit. He was the first person to start a daily newspaper Darpan in Marathi in the early days...... more

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Q. Any Musuem in your city?
:  A. Barely a stone's throw from the Gateway of India is the Prince of Wales Museum, a magnificent, but somewhat strange structure, built in a...... more

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Q. Do wlld dogs live in forests in India ? \\\\\\i ndia
Chaitanya Vamsi:  A. In eastern India, the wild dog (dhole) is rare or extinct in Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya, and Assam. About 10 years ago, a pack was seen...... more

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Q. EXPAND BNHS,SEEMS HARD,IT IS REALATED TO BOMBAY
Sitapati Rao:  A.  Bombay Natural History Society more

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  Web results for Bombay Natural History Society
A preventable tragedy

Srinagar: Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) has linked the Jammu and Kashmir floods to the massive loss of wetlands in the valley. In a... ...

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BNHS

Reckless developmental activities with no regard for nature conservation could be the prime cause behind the recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir, a... ...

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Will Mumbai have its own Times Square?

Growing up in Mumbai several decades ago, many felt that Bombay's spiritual home was indeed New York, specifically Manhattan. It was another matter... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/will-mumbai-have-its-own-times-square/15609175
Forest department pushing for inclusion of Gundia in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctu

The Forest department is quietly pushing the State government to approve the extension of Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary (PWS) and include Gundia... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/431091/forest-department-pushing-inclusion-gundia.html
Leading wildlife experts ignored in new wildlife board

NAGPUR: Experts who have spent decades in wildlife conservation seem to have been deliberately sidelined in the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL)... ...

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