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Apr 11, 2016
Marathwada drought: Maha has the most dams in the country, but the least effective irrigation network, leaving lakhs in the lurchMarathwada drought: When a dam becomes an end, rather than a means to an end, what you get is a grand water and irrigation system on paper and water scarcity on the ground.
Mar 21, 2016
Unesco adds Agasthyamala to its list of World Network of Biosphere ReservesIndia's Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve in the Western Ghats is among the 20 new sites added by Unesco to its World Network of Biosphere Reserves
Nov 20, 2015
Death toll from Tamil Nadu rains rises to 120, more rains forecast for SaturdayThe toll from rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu increased to 120 on Friday, as overnight rains lashed many parts of the city, raising fears of more inundation.
Sep 09, 2015
American musician on crooning collaboration with songbirds of Western GhatsAn American musician has found unusual collaborators for his next score - songbirds of the Western Ghats. He will soon embark on a week-long trip to the forests.
Sep 01, 2014
Journalist paddles across states spreading word to save Western GhatsFrom spreading a word on Facebook to paddling 3,080 kms across four states, a Coimbatore-based journalist has taken up the cause to protect Western Ghats, bleeding due to human intervention.
Aug 14, 2014
Goa to demarcate eco-sensitive areas near wildlife sanctuariesGoa government will demarcate the ecologically sensitive areas around its wildlife sanctuaries and submit a detailed report to Union Ministry of Environment and Forests by 31 January next year, State Environment Minister Alina Saldanha said on Thursday.
May 30, 2014
Goa CM Parrikar to ask Modi govt for more IAS officersGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be in the national capital on 3 June with several demands including sanctioning of more Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers for the state.
May 08, 2014
Scientists find 14 new species of 'dancing frogs' in Western GhatsThere are other dancing frogs in Central America and Southeast Asia, but the Indian family, known by the scientific name Micrixalidae, evolved separately about 85 million years ago.
Apr 25, 2014
Parrikar wants to 'save' Western Ghats, but not stop miningGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar wants to "save" the Western Ghats, but not at the cost of mining. Parrikar underscored the sentiment in an official letter written to the union environment and forests minister last week but which became known only a few days after a crucial Supreme Court judgement lifting a 19-month ban on mining in the state.
Mar 05, 2014
W-Ghats report: MoEF accepts Kerala government's demandsLate Tuesday night, an office memorandum from the ministry said the recommendations of the state government were examined and it has been decided to accept them.