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Indian wins 'Green Oscar'

Founder-Director of the Bangalore-based Asian Elephant Research and Conservation Centre Professor Raman Sukumar has won the Whitley Golden Award, the most prestigious international award in the......

'Interlinking rivers will be disastrous for India'

'Why should the people of Odisha divert water from the Mahanadhi when 13 out of 32 districts are chronically drought prone?' 'Water is a state subject. Can you really nationalise rivers for which......

PM@UNESCO: Our world is a better place because of UN

Over 1,000 diplomats gathered at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris to hear India Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering his maiden speech. Addressing over 1,300 diplomats, he said that the world is......

Mumbai gets its aquarium back, but don't expect a world-class one

Fish-lover Rajesh Karkera revisits Taraporevala Aquarium V2.0 after decades and comes back with mixed feelings. It has a touch pool, an oceanarium, but is this all what that the city was promised?......

The brothers who are saving Delhi's birds of prey

Two brothers are determined to preserve Delhi's struggling population of carnivorous birds Colourful kites flutter in the breeze over the flood plains of the Yamuna. A stone’s throw away, two......

BAG Films launches media school in Noida

Sometime last week there was an interesting seminar on media held at New Delhi's India Habitat Centre. Inaugurated by Jaipal Reddy, minister, information & broadcasting -- who attended the seminar......

The problem no one wants to face

Soon after I started working for NCAER as a consultant last year, my friend Raj Liberhan, Director of India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, asked me if I could help him organise a forum on the key,......

Ahmedabad: Two steps forward, one step back

Since many of Modi’s urban policies were initiated in Ahmedabad, the city may act as a template to examine what can be expected in a country that is witnessing the biggest migration from......

A 10-step approach toward making cities real smart

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of making 100 smart cities must be enabled with the latest technology and of course infrastructure. Image: Monsoon clouds loom over Mumbai's skyline.......

The new Gmail inbox works for you half-heartedly

The new Gmail platform aims at uncluttering your Inbox by bundling up your emails, but the new features may leave you confused, says Vipul Vivek. The first few minutes with Google's Inbox reminded......

'Gulaal is a dark comment on regionalism'

Anurag Kashyap's Gulaal starred a host of brilliant actors like Kay Kay Menon, Piyush Mishra, Deepak Dobriyal and newcomers Raj Singh Chaudhary and Abhimanyu Singh. It also starred a brilliant......

Telling the truth about AIDS

Towards the middle of A Closer Walk, Robert Bilheimer's strong documentary on the global AIDS epidemic, the filmmaker visits the Tambaram sanitorium in Chennai. It is a harrowing scene in which the......

The Cinefan Festival: Mostly positive

My personal experience of the seventh edition of the Cinefan Festival of Asian Cinema began on a bad note, with the discovery that the India Habitat Centrewas not on the list of venuesthis year,......

Federer clinches sixth Wimbledon title

Switzerland's Roger Federer beat Andy Roddick in one of the most extraordinary finals ever seen at Wimbledon on Sunday, holding off an incredible challenge from the American to win 5-7, 7-6, 7-6,......

Sonia, Vajpayee, Advani to watch Delhi ODI

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her children would be among the VVIPs joining Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to witnessing the Indo-Pak one day......
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How National Security Advisor Ajit Doval's son Shaurya reinvented himself into a key policy player

He's an alumnus of London School of Business and Chicago University, has worked as investment banker for GE Capital and Morgan Stanley and heads... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/how-national-security-advisor-ajit-dovals-son-shaurya-reinvented-himself-into-a-key-policy-player/articleshow/48322773.cms
Poachers kill fishing cats, pose for camera

KOLKATA: The brutal killing of a leopard in Purulia recently is still fresh in our minds. In a similar incident, as many as five fishing cats —... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Poachers-kill-fishing-cats-pose-for-camera/articleshow/48321462.cms
Will try (to conserve) but can't allow something crazy, says Prakash Javadekar

We don't give forestland when there are alternatives. But projects such as mines are site-specific and have to be allowed while ensuring... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/will-try-to-conserve-but-cant-allow-something-crazy/
Room 000 Narratives of the Bombay Plague

12:18 am In their signature style, Kalpish Ratna meld science and adventure into intrigue and mystery. The forgotten truths of the Bombay Plague,... ...

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Wildlife experts use new method for elephant census

Bengaluru: The Western Ghats, which is home to a large number of elephants, is under threat due to increased human activity. A new study by... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150802/lifestyle-petsenvironment/article/wildlife-experts-use-new-method-elephant-census

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