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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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Francisco
Q. Have you ever touched/handled a snake? If yes, what was your experience?
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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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Pigeon hell

Mumbai runs for cover as an exploding population of pigeons, fed and fattened by easy availability of food, lays siege to the city Mulund... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/cover-story/Pigeon-hell/articleshow/33971612.cms
15 Indian birds among 100 globally endangered species

NAGPUR: Birds are considered to be a good indicator of the condition of the natural environment. The fact that a recent study by experts at... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/15-Indian-birds-among-100-globally-endangered-species/articleshow/33971025.cms
15 Indian bird species among globally endangered

Fifteen Indian bird species are part of a list of avians which are evolutionarily distinct and globally endangered. The Zoological Society of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/15-indian-bird-species-among-globally-endangered-114041900190_1.html
The dhole remains an enigma, even as it struggles for survival

Bangalore: It was last seen in north India a full 10 years ago, at Ranthambore in Rajasthan. Last month, it was sighted at Jaldapara National... ...

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How Sirpur lake was saved

Those not familiar with Madhya Pradesh and its commercial capital, Indore, will not know Sirpur lake. But it means a lot to those who do and they... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/subir-roy-how-sirpur-lake-was-saved-114041801109_1.html

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