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Feb 22, 2017
Corbett Tiger Reserve: Authorities issue shoot-at-sight order to thwart poachersThe Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) on Tuesday issued shoot-at-sight orders against poachers to prevent killing of Tigers in the reserve.
Feb 17, 2017
BBC documentary on Kaziranga denigrates a policy instead of depicting the truthAn unseemly controversy has erupted over a BBC documentary on the Kaziranga National Park in Assam in the last few days.
Feb 15, 2017
Kaziranga shoot poachers at sight order: Govt chooses to be an ostrich in rhino landStopping poachers has always been a challenge for authorities of the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. But, the current administration seems to have taken its efforts too far by reportedly issuing shoot at sight orders to forest guards, committing an illegality that needs to be probed immediately.
Feb 09, 2017
Brexit: British PM Theresa May wins the vote in UK Parliament; to start negotiations soonBritish Parliament overwhelmingly supported a bill today empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to start crucial negotiations by 31 March on leaving the European Union, bringing Brexit a step closer.
Feb 08, 2017
Brexit bill: UK Parliament set to discuss and give final vote for leaving European UnionThe UK Parliament is set to discuss and vote on a crucial bill which will give Prime Minister Theresa May the authority to officially trigger Brexit and start negotiations for leaving the 28-member European Union.
Feb 07, 2017
Chennai oil spill: As cleaning proceeds without plan, concerns raised on removal of ships, operational costsWhile the damage to the environment due to the oil spill near Kamarajar port in Chennai is a concern, an equally pressing issue is how exactly will the Ministry of Shipping proceed with the removal of these vessels and who will foot the massive clean-up bill for these operations.
Jan 04, 2017
Saving endangered animals is like God's test for humanity, says Prince HarryBritain's Prince Harry said he believes saving animals is like God's test for humanity, calling on those who own or manage wildlife to ensure the protection of endangered species
Jan 04, 2017
Aamir Khan launches second edition of Satyamev Jayate Water Cup; Kiran Rao sings theme songBollywood super star Aamir Khan advocated water conservation and the need for rainwater harvesting, as he launched the second edition of the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup on Tuesday, 3 January 2017, in Mumbai, in the presence of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.
Dec 28, 2016
Poaching at all-time high, but tiger numbers still rose in 2016Its not been a great year for wildlife. More tigers and leopards were poached in 2016 than in any year of the previous decade, pangolins were killed in the hundreds while thousands of marine animals perished — this, due to the debilitating effect of climate change. Yet, the good news is that the number of tigers still rose.
Dec 19, 2016
Anupam Mishra, noted environmentalist and Gandhian ideologue, passes away at 68Anupam Mishra had a witty and wise way to address any problem. He could use simple language and emotions to explain water related issues with remarkable optimism.