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The sudden decision of the Tourism Department to construct tourist cottages abutting Coringa mangroves has evoked severe criticism from environmentalists. As there is a steady increase in the number of visitors to Coringa, the second largest
Aware that the only weapon they have to fight climate change are mangrove swamps, villagers in Sundarbans are now gradually rediscovering their love for the trees with some even selling off cattle which damage the plantation. "Our goats love the
52 New Delhi: She was left scurrying for shelter into the forests during the 2004 Tsunami which had devastated the coasts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands but nine years down the line, Deborah has not only reshaped her life but also emerged as the
Mark Boulton/Alamy Our jeep bucks and sways as we make our way out to the villages where we'll spend our last day on the Terai . It's 35C in the shade and a pall of dust covers everything: grass, trees, the clipboard I'm holding. It dances in the air
35 Sundarbans: Battling climate change, hundreds of women from all over the fragile islands of Sundarbans have now turned into crusaders by guarding their hamlets with mangrove belts. Their husbands had once cleared these mangroves for firewood but
Star Online Report Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Thursday rescued 14 fishermen from the East Division of Sundarbans in Bagerhat, five days after they were abducted by robbers. Two groups of robbers -- Mortuza Robber Gang and Sagar Robber Gang --
A Pakistani villager carries an ailing peacock at Buphohar village in Thar desert in Sindh province last week. Dozens of wild peacocks have died suddenly in Pakistan, prompting experts to fear an outbreak of the highly contagious Newcastle disease...
The commissioning of a naval base in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands will allow India to assert itself more forcefully in the Malacca Strait, one of the world's most important waterways and a relatively weak point in China's geopolitical strategy.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands has been reconstituted by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Publicity Officers of public sector undertakings will be the members of the Committee,' Mr A Dhana Shekaran, Assistant Director of Press
A day after a leopard was mowed down by a truck in Bajana range of Little Rann of Kutch (LRK), forest department has cracked down on transportation of salt at night...Raw salt that is produced after monsoon is dried during the summers and transported