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17 June, 2018 7:14 PM Suspected case of pelican poaching case reported in Mandya district

A suspected case of poaching of spot-billed pelicans, a migratory bird, has been reported at Kirugavalu, near Malavalli, of the district on Sunday. Photographs and videos of a man carrying the carcass of the fully grown bird on the street in Kirugavalu had gone viral on WhatsApp and other social networking sites on Sunday. Subsequently, the police and forest 36

5 June, 2018 12:56 PM Student birders at Cinchona Government High School in Valparai

Along with English, teacher K. Selvaganesh has instilled a love for birds and trees in his students at the Cinchona Government High School in Valparai Harikrishnan, a student of Cinchona Government High School in Valparai, can identify over 50 species of birds just by their calls. Another student has hands-on data on the nesting behaviour of Malabar 44

28 May, 2018 8:05 AM Snake Catcher Captures 4-Foot Snake From J&K School. See Pics

The snake was a rat snake, commonly found in urban areas. Due to their resemblance to cobras, this species is often misidentified as the highly venomous snake and is met with hostility and fear. Incredible pictures show how a snake catcher calmly rescued a nearly four-foot snake from a private school in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district. The snake 46

11 May, 2018 6:23 PM Row Over Rajasthan Government's Saffron-Painted Water Pots For Birds

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje launched the new campaign by installing the earthen pots at Jawahar Circle in the city. Jaipur: The Rajasthan government is hanging water pots painted saffron for thirsty birds to take a sip, opening itself to accusations that it is bent upon 'saffronisation'. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today launched the new campaign 52

19 April, 2018 7:18 PM Take part in summer camp, become ‘zoo ambassador’

Forest department is organising a camp for students at Amirthi Zoo Children now have an opportunity to become “zoo ambassador” of Amirthi Zoo. The forest department is organising a summer camp at the Amirthi Zoological Park for students studying in Class V and above. The Amirthi Zoo is one of the popular tourist destinations in Vellore district. It currently 44

31 March, 2018 3:19 PM Gold Coast promises to be country’s best Games outside India

Neeraj well primed to nail gold in javelin; Arpinder promises much in triple jump A few months ago, one felt life would be difficult for Neeraj Chopra at the Commonwealth Games. But now, surprisingly, the pieces appear to be falling into place for the under-20 World champion. Under normal circumstances, the focus in javelin would have been on Julius 47

23 March, 2018 10:18 AM Vivaan Kapoor wins bronze in junior World Cup

Sydney: Teenager Vivaan Kapoor bagged the trap bronze medal in the ISSF junior World Cup, continuing the Indian shooting team's impressive run in the tournament. The podium in the trap event was completed by India's Kapoor, who previously finished 18th at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy, his only other ISSF start. The 16-year-old shooter 54

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 52

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 153

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 40