Western Ghats

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  • Mesmerising Munnar

    Mesmerising Munnar

    Having experienced the charms of Kerala’s backwaters this winter, I wasn’t sure if I was up to another trip to God’s Own Country quite so soon, albeit this time to Munnar. Located in Idukki district, not only is the town......

    May 11, 2017
  • Tiger, leopard, wild dog coexist with 'smart' adaptations

    Tiger, leopard, wild dog coexist with 'smart' adaptations

    Despite being fierce competitors, three carnivores in wildlife reserves of the Western Ghats have developed "smart" adaptations to coexist, a study has revealed. Such adaption would help save the three carnivores - tiger, leopard, and dhole (Asian wild dog). The......

    February 19, 2017
  • Afforestation of the Ghats

    Afforestation of the Ghats

    The Western Ghats are known for being a biodiversity hotspot. Preserving and enhancing the biodiversity around the catchment areas of six lakes in the Maval and Mulshi Taluka (blocks) in Pune district has become a National priority. For this, Maharashtra......

    February 1, 2017
  • Govt sanctions Rs.15 lakh to conserve rare plants in Sahyadris

    Govt sanctions Rs.15 lakh to conserve rare plants in Sahyadris

    The Maharashtra government has sanctioned Rs.15 lakh for conservation of rare, endangered and threatened species in the Sahyadri mountain sub-cluster of the Western Ghats. The government resolution (GR) issued on Thursday stated that the funds will be given to Shivaji......

    September 22, 2016
  • AAP announces 4 candidates for Goa polls

    AAP announces 4 candidates for Goa polls

    Aam Aadmi Party today announced the first list of four candidates for the Goa Assembly elections due in March 2017. The names include AAP's state convener Walmiki Naik who will contest from the Panaji constituency, which was earlier held by......

    September 13, 2016
  • Ganesh Chaturthi - feel the blessings

    Ganesh Chaturthi - feel the blessings

    The festival of great joy and devotion is round the corner. Beautiful and colourful clay models of Lord Ganesha are flooding the streets. Yes, soon the elephant headed God will shower his cherished blessings on his devotees as the nation......

    September 1, 2016
  • Zero tolerance over Ganga pollution: Environment Minister

    Zero tolerance over Ganga pollution: Environment Minister

    Zero tolerance over Ganga pollution: Environment Minister

    August 12, 2016