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Illegal mining destroys forest cover in Karnataka

Vicky Nanjappa reports on how Karnataka is fast losing its flora to mining Illegal mining has wiped out 2,800 acres of forest land in Karnataka, according to the probe report by Lokayukta Justice......

Kathak school in US wins prestigious grant

A California-based Kathak school on Monday got a $120,000 grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to help support the spread of the Indian classical dance form.Chhandam Chitresh Das......

Fire in Uttaranchal forests spreading

A fire that broke out in the evergreen forests of Uttaranchal last week continues to spread, destroying rare species of flora and fauna in the region, official sources said on Tuesday.The fire has......

Majuli becomes first island district of India

Majuli -- the seat of neo-Vaishnavite Bhakti renaissance -- on Thursday became India's first island district with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurating it as the 35th district of Assam.......

AOL finally pays fine imposed by NGT, refutes charges

The Art of Living Foundation has deposited Rs 4.75 crore ‘environment compensation’ with the Delhi Development Authority as directed by the National Green Tribunal for......

India Shining! Precious forest land wiped away for 23,716 industrial projects

The government may claim planted trees compensate for forests lost, but that does not mean complex flora and fauna destroyed have been restored, points out Himadri Ghosh. Over the last 30 years,......

'Climate change may cause extinction of rare NE flora, fauna'

A number of rare and endemic species of flora and fauna found in the North East may soon be extinct due to climate change unless conservation efforts are accelerated warns a new report."Species......

Gates, Hewlett earmark $9.1 mn for Indian kids

The William and Flora Hewlett and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundations announced a $9.1 million grant for Pratham, a non-profit organisation, recently to help 60 million children in India get added......

Bill and Melinda Gates world's wealthiest couple

Image: Microsoft Corp Chairman Bill Gates and his wife Melinda. Photograph: Reuters Bill and Melinda Gates are the world's wealthiest couple with a combined net worth of $85.7 billion, a report......

Ishita Khanna is transforming lives in Spiti, the eco-friendly way

Ishita Khanna’s passion for mountains and the environment took her to scenic Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. At a time when climate change is threatening livelihoods across the world, Ishita is......

Housefull 3 review: I survived. Will you?

Sukanya Verma has 10 reasons why you should watch Housefull 3. Ritesh Deshmukh can see. Abhishek Bachchan can talk. Akshay Kumar can walk. And I, somehow, survived Housefull 3. That, ladies and......

First look: Akshay Kumar's Airlift

A look at the top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: The teaser of Raja Krishna Menon's Airlift is out and the film's lead actor Akshay Kumar took......

Parineeti, Sonakshi, Arjun, John THEN and NOW!

Just how adorable were these stars as toddlers! Sharing childhood pictures online has become a bit of a weekly tradition with #Throwback and occasions like Mothers/Fathers' Day and Childrens......

Why is Hrithik Roshan being trolled on Twitter?

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:  Time clearly moves very slow on the sets of Ashutosh Gowariker's Mohenjo Daro. Or so his leading man Hrithik Roshan......

Box office: Mallika Sherawat's Dirty Politics opens poorly

Bhumi Pednekar beats Mallika Sherawat at the box office!   Last week's releases Hey Bro and Badmashiyaan were total disasters. Mallika Sherawat's Dirty Politics managed to earn some but the......

India at Asian Games: Mary Kom leads women boxers charge into medal round

MC Mary Kom. Photograph: PTI Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom led the charge as Indian women boxers packed a powerful punch by assuring themselves of medals in each of the three weight......

India's schedule at the Asian Games on Sunday

India's schedule on the ninth day of the competitions at the Asian Games in Incheon on Sunday. ARCHERY: (All timings in IST) India v Japan: Recurve Women's Team Bronze Medal Match (06:30 am):......

Sports Shorts: First female coach of major men's team leaves job

Helena Costa, the first woman to be appointed coach of a men's team in the top two divisions of European football, has quit before taking charge of French club Clermont. "Helena Costa has decided......

Arnold Palmer, the king... 50 years after his final Masters' victory

Arnold Palmer essentially said while he was right in the mix at several majors, probably some deep psychological reasons sapped his ambition to cross the hill and win. May be he sub......

Soumyajit makes the cut at World TT Championships

India's Mouma Das, K Shamini and Madhurika Patkar have entered the main draw of the women's singles event while Soumyajit Ghosh too made the cut in the men's competition at the World Table Tennis......
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Man sentenced to life for murdering wife

Man gets life for murdering wife Thoothukudi Fast Track Mahila Court Judge J. Flora on Saturday sentenced an accused to undergo life... ...
New DFO of Digboi Division takes over

From our Correspondent DIGBOI, September 6: Following the unprecedented turmoil centering round various allegations on different fronts of... ...
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Illegal trade in pangolin at its height, but politicians reluctant to take action against communities which poach them for fear of losing vote-bank

DEHRADUN: The illegal trade of pangolin -- a scale-covered anteater that is threatened with extinction because of rampant poaching -- is at an... ...
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Kerala, better known as God's own country, holds a special place in the traveller's map of India. Its unique geographical attributes make it the... ...

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