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21 April, 2018 11:28 AM Plants butterflies depend on

Team lists 834 plants that caterpillars feed on Before they become colourful nectar-feeding butterflies, caterpillars are voracious leaf-eaters. Scientists have compiled a list of 834 such plants that most butterfly caterpillars of the Western Ghats feed on, hoping this will aid ecological studies and butterfly conservation. The Western Ghats is home to 336 butterfly 44

5 April, 2018 6:53 AM Ancient origins of viruses discovered

Researcher says for the first time, it has been found that RNA viruses (where the genome material is RNA, rather than DNA) have been in existence since the first vertebrates existed. Many of the viruses infecting us today have ancient evolutionary histories that date back to the first vertebrates and perhaps the first animals in existence, a study published 58

29 March, 2018 11:10 AM Picturesque lakes of Ladakh

The stunning lakes of Ladakh keep fauna and flora alive The Trans-Himalayan cold desert, also known as the Tibetan Himalayan region lies in the rain shadow area receiving an annual rainfall of just five cm. Life in this region is sustained by the melting snow in summer. Zanskar, Ladakh and Karakoram are the three major ranges of this part of the Himalaya 46

9 March, 2018 3:21 AM McDonald's flips iconic 'M' logo upside down to honour women

All McDonald's social media profiles, including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, displayed the logo upside-down. NEW DELHI: For the first time in its history, the iconic 'M' logo of the famous McDonald's chain was turned upside down on Thursday to honour women on International Women's Day. The 'golden arches' logo was turned upside down at several locations 62

1 March, 2018 5:16 PM Foreign student intake in top institutions set to double

Push for Centre’s Study in India initiative If the Ministry of Human Resource Development has its way, about 15,000 foreign students will be studying in higher education institutions in India from the next session itself. The vision is part of the Study In India initiative that aims at doubling the foreign student population in India in one year, from the close 42

1 March, 2018 5:55 AM For upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections 2018, Congress announces fresh communications team

The party released a list of 32 spokespersons and 14 media panellists with an eye on the coming Assembly elections. BENGALURU: The Karnataka state unit of the Congress announced a list of 46 people who would serve as the voice of the party in the media. The revamp of the party's communication strategy was announced as the state prepares for the upcoming 72

25 February, 2018 7:24 PM ‘Auroville, a model of unity in diversity’

‘It’s a reflection of the ancient credo of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday drew several parallels between Auroville’s vision of bringing together global diversity in a universal township and the ethos of ancient Indian tradition, as he wished for the City of Dawn to continue to be a beacon for the country, and the world 47

22 February, 2018 5:40 PM MSSRF sets a conservation model

Fourth edition of Wayanad Community Seed Fest begins today With the fourth edition of the Wayanad Community Seed Fest beginning on Friday, the Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) is planning to adopt key takeaways of this process to develop guidelines for establishing community seed banks. KSBB chairman S.C. Joshi had recently revealed that the board 48

17 February, 2018 5:33 PM How MNCs tackle the diversity called India

For them, manufacturing in the country is a ‘challenge’ For multinationals in India, manufacturing in the country is a “challenge”. Erich Nesselhauff, MD, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles, had on hand a long list of problems that companies such as his face here. “When you start in India you think there is a rule book. But the rulebook isn’t real. This makes 52

13 February, 2018 6:12 PM A rice mill in Palakkad turns into MGR memorial

It will also showcase rural culture and traditions. One of the first modern rice mills to come up in Kerala’s Palakkad district, Bhama Rice Mill of Vadavannur village, is being converted into a memorial for iconic Tamil politician and matinee idol M.G. Ramachandran, whose childhood home is located in the same village. The memorial will also serve as a ‘village 32