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Biodiversity
North East  /  Published 29.07.20

Protest brews on new environment policy

The draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020, is beginning to emerge as a new flashpoint between the Centre and the Northeast. EIA is a process under the Environment (Protection) ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.07.20

National park tag for Dehing Patkai

The Assam government on Monday decided to upgrade the Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary to a national park with the change in the tag being expected to boost the protection of the biodiversity hotspot ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.19

Revellers throng Dhanbad butterfly park

The Sir Dorabji Tata Park at Jamadoba here was swarming with butterflies to welcome hundreds of picnickers who flocked to the greens from all across coal town and beyond to celebrate the New Year.The ...
By Praduman Choubey in

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.19

Ayurveda and the narrow contours of nationalism

Fairness is integral to economic and political welfarism. It is only apt that those who provide a service are compensated adequately for their knowledge and labour. Divya Pharmacy, an ayurvedic manufa...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 06.11.18

How to handle festival crowds

Sir — Durga Puja is long over, but it must be said that, even though it was celebrated with the same pomp and warmth as it is every year, this time there was far less chaos on the streets and in the...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 25.01.20

Standards set for jumbo-friendly tea

The US-based Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network and the University of Montana have developed new science-backed standards to serve as a road map for tea growers concerned about the impact of their o...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.14

Managing the planet: The odds are not in our favour

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By Gwynne Dyer in

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.18

Medicine packaging must be standardised

Slime is goodSir — Amphibians are important bioindicators. They are key to maintaining the ecological balance. It is thus worrying that many creatures of this class are being threatened with extinct...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 21.05.20

AASU protests over mining

The activists of the Duliajan unit of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) staged a protest on Thursday at Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary under Digboi forest range in Tinsukia district, demanding ...
By Pradip Kumar Neog in Duliajan

North East  /  Published 15.03.19

Hollongapar legends come alive on screen

Listen to the heart-piercing calls of gibbons, the melody of birdcalls and the symphony of insects.Welcome to The Legends of Hollongapar — an audio-visual representation of key wildlife species of H...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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