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'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......

Delhi among top hotspots for illegal tiger trade

Delhi, Sunderbans and the Western Ghats are among the hotspots of illegal trade of tigers, their parts and products, says a new global report. The joint report by the global wildlife trade......

Cong demands apology over K'taka speaker's remark

An emotional remark by Speaker K G Bopaiah while opposing the heritage tag to Western Ghats has stirred up a controversy as he virtually raked up a separate statehood demand for his home district......

New wonders on UNESCO's World Heritage List

India's 1600-km long mountain chain of Western Ghats, which has forests older than the Himalaya mountains, has been added to the List of World Heritage Sites by the United Nations. Click on NEXT for...

Shantiniketan, India's next World Heritage Site?

Shantiniketan, the abode of Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore, and Western Ghats can well be the India's next World Heritage Sites, if UNESCO accepts the country's proposal.......

Implement Kasturirangan report to conserve Western Ghats: Govt

  A glimpse of the Western Ghats. Photograph: Reuben NV/Rediff.com   The Centre on Wednesday told the National Green Tribunal it would pursue the implementation of the Kasturirangan......

Conserve nature: Measures that can save Western Ghats ecosystem

If human beings have to remain in this world, they need nature and its resources. So it is for our own survival that we have to protect the forests, say environmentalists. The government’s......

HPCL's Rs 30k-cr plant stuck on Western Ghat moratorium

The Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel report, submitted by ecologist Madhav Gadgil last year, was further delaying the Rs 30,000-crore (Rs 300-billion) refinery project of Hindustan Petroleum Corp......

FDI does not benefit any country: Madhav Gadgil

Madhav Gadgil headed the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel set up by the ministry of environment and forests in 2010. The report zoned 75 per cent of the Western Ghats into different grades of......

CIC orders report on Western Ghats be made public

In response to a RTI application seeking to make public a report by the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel under the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi......

'Papilo Buddha is about the landless dalits'

Debutant director Jayan Cherian's Papilo Buddha (a rare species of butterfly found in the Western Ghats) is going to make it to the theatres today. The film had a tough time getting past the......

Review: Mynaa is a beautiful love story

Srikanth Srinivasa says Kannada film Mynaa is worth a watch for those who are in love. Director Nagshekar has gone one step further from his earlier venture Sanju Weds Geetha to make his new film......

Review: Aarakshan is disappointing

Aseem Chhabra feels Aarakshan is a result of a muddled script that forgets its purpose half way. Post YOUR reviews here! Chhagan Bhujbal, Mayawati, Lalu Prasad Yadav, and many other politicians in......

Review: Delhi Belly won't get laughs from everyone

Aseem Chhabra feels that Delhi Belly will appeal hugely to some audiences and not much to others, proving that the age of the pan-India audience is dead. Post YOUR reviews here!Many years ago an......

Where Biutiful meets Elektra

Rajeev Srinivasan on one of the best film festivals in India.Perhaps the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) has an outsize reputation because of the dedicated army of cineastes and cinema......

CL images: Hernandez to Man U's rescue, Barca held

Barcelona paid the price for wayward finishing as they were held to a 1-1 draw by their bogey-team Rubin Kazan in Champions League Group D on Wednesday. The Spanish champions, with Lionel Messi on......
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Q. Through which montaion range does the konkan railllllllway passes
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Q. Which of the following is not a part of the Central Plateau ?A. Malwa PlateauB. Chota Nagpur PlateauC. Western GhatsD. Deccan Plateau
Nauty:  A. western ghats more

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Q. The southern most river in Kerala ?
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Q. why kerala is known as gods own country ?
Shyju:  A. Among the three rivers in the district, the Neyyar (56 km or 35 mi), the southernmost river of the Kerala state, has its origin in the...... more

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Q. how are western ghats and eastern ghats formed
ILAPAKURTI SATYANARAYANA:  A. am Keralite so i know the answerFirst: According to Hindu mythology, Kerala was created by Lord Parasurama, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu by...... more

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By trashing the Gadgil report recommendations, did we just kill the Western Ghats?

By trashing the Gadgil report recommendations, did we just kill the Western Ghats? Friday, 29 August 2014 - 3:14pm IST Updated: Friday, 29 August... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-by-trashing-the-gadgil-report-recommendations-did-we-just-kill-the-western-ghats-2014640
With 727 mm of rain so far, Goa surpasses August average

I Monsoon in Goa Goa is one of the rainiest pockets of Monsoon in India, even with regard to other places along the west coast. With 900 mm of... ...

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One Year After 'Malai', Lonely Tusker Wandering in Forests

VELLORE: A year has passed since the Forest Department officials carried out the country's major operation of tranquilising and translocating a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/One-Year-After-Malai-Lonely-Tusker-Wandering-in-Forests/2014/08/29/article2403862.ece
Ghats Reports Keep Kerala on the Toes

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A day after the Centre dumped the Madhav Gadgil recommendations on Western Ghats to adopt a less-opposed Kasturirangan report,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/Ghats-Reports-Keep-Kerala-on-the-Toes/2014/08/29/article2403973.ece
Cops Silent on Weapons in Erstwhile LTTE Training Site

SALEM: Even as the police chose to keep a studied silence on Tuesday's sensational recovery of explosives at Kumbarapatti forests near Kolathur,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Cops-Silent-on-Weapons-in-Erstwhile-LTTE-Training-Site/2014/08/29/article2403785.ece

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