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10 March, 2018 10:17 AM The two trees that the writer remembers best

The majestic and mystical Nagalingam tree in the verdant Sri Ramana Ashram in Thiruvannamalai has had a deep impact on me. Situated in the garden opposite the samadhi of the master, this tree is always profusely in bloom. The flowers are bright, big and pink in colour with yellow stamens that look a snake’s hood. Its fragrance mingled with that of the incense 34

1 March, 2018 5:30 PM Watch: When a bird landed on news anchor's head on live TV and stole the show

In an unusual incident, a bird landed on a TV anchor during a live show. San Diego: An unusual incident happened on a morning news show in California when as the San Diego anchors were talking about the upcoming zoo segment, a bird landed on one of the co-hosts. However, the female anchor, Nichelle Medina, who co-anchors the morning news on KFMB, played 76

1 March, 2018 2:29 AM Waterbird species down by half in EGREE Region

The number of water bird species has declined by half in most habitats across the East Godavari River Estuarine Ecosystem (EGREE) region. This was revealed during a census conducted in the region, including the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary and parts of Mada forest and Papikondalu regions. The census was conducted on February 20 and 21 in accordance with Asian 34

28 February, 2018 7:26 PM Bird census at Ranganathittu on March 4

The first ever bird census at Ranganathittu will be conducted by the Forest Department in association with Mysore Bird Watchers’ Group on Sunday to create a scientific database of the bird population in the sanctuary. Ranganathittu was declared a bird sanctuary owing to the initiative of ornithologist Salim Ali who noted that the six islets supported 66

28 February, 2018 5:38 PM Netherlands Confirms Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Outbreak

PARIS: The Netherlands confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a farm in the northern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, citing a report from the Dutch ministry of Economic Affairs. The virus was found on Feb. 24 at a farm of 37,866 birds in Olderkerk, in Groningen province, killing 41

23 February, 2018 8:04 AM PyeongChang 2018: Google Doodle for day 15 celebrates the bobsleigh event

Will the ducks quack under pressure? Welcome to the Day 15 of Doodle Snow Games, where the ducks are in competition for the highly anticipated bobsled event. “These birds have been logging time on the mountain for the past few weeks in preparation for this webbed feet,” Google gives us an insight. In the illustration we see that the ducks were on track 41

8 February, 2018 1:40 PM Saudi Arabia Temporarily Bans Poultry Imports From India Over Bird Flu

According to OIE report, posted on its website, the H5N8 virus was detected on December 26 among birds in the village of Dasarahalli, killing nine out of 951 birds. Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned imports of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from India after a form of bird flu that is highly lethal for poultry was found, the Saudi agriculture 62

26 January, 2018 5:06 PM Photo expo on lake biodiversity in city under way

A three-day photography exhibition on Kukkarahalli lake biodiversity began in the city on Friday. Organised by Kukkarahalli Kere Ulisi Samithi, which is working on the forefront to save the lake from ‘development’, the objective is to the highlight the treasure trove of biodiversity harboured by the natural body that is under threat. The expo, being 34

26 January, 2018 10:58 AM Students from SSVM School write about their favourite trees

There was a huge mango tree in my grandma’s village that had never yielded any fruit. My uncle had planted the seed and looked after it but, when he went away to college, there was no one to care for it. The few flowers that appeared withered away. Now my grandma planned to cut it down. But I was determined to save it. I spoke to the owner of a mango 29

16 January, 2018 8:37 AM Virat Kohli's Gesture On Field Proves He's Madly in Love With Anushka Sharma

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s dreamy marriage was everything that dreams are made of, and while most couples return back to a somewhat regular lifestyle post marriage, these love birds are still giving us butterflies. Post their Tuscany wedding, Anushka accompanied Virat to South Africa where the Indian caption had a test tournament against South 41