Places  /  Published 06.09.22

Salt flats and flamingos: Tuticorin’s dual attractions are a delight to tourists

Flamingos wading across lakes in search of food is a common sight for tourists in Tuticorin. Occasionally, one might also spot a group taking an elegant flight, exhibiting their brilliant pink plumage...
By Rangan Datta

Business  /  Published 13.08.22

DGCA issues guidelines

To check incidents of collision of planes with birds and other animals at airports across India, aviation regulator DGCA on Saturday issued guidelines for them that included carrying out routine patro...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 09.08.22

Population boost for NZ's rare parrot

Why is the kakapo so endangered? The kakapo is a nocturnal, flightless bird native to New Zealand, and can live up to 90 years. They also carry the crown of being the heaviest parrot in the world, w...
By Deutsche Welle

Career  /  Published 29.07.22

World Tiger Day, wildlife photography tips for beginners by Rathika Ramasamy

Rathika Ramasamy is the first Indian woman to strike an international reputation as a wildlife photographer...
By Nancy Jaiswal

People  /  Published 07.07.22

Of rain, birds and conversation: A Sunday morning spent with Ananya Dutta Gupta

Talking about life messages in this exercise, she highlighted historian Dipesh Chakraborty’s writings wherein it is depicted that though people are too preoccupied with globalisation at the mome...
By Saurav Roy


News  /  Published 07.07.22

National Green Tribunal orders sewage plant for Santragachhi Jheel

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has disposed of a long-standing petition on Santragachhi Jheel by directing the Howrah Municipal Corporation to set up a sewage treatment plant within four months to ...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 05.06.22

The one that flew over some nest

A chilling scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963) — Federico Fellini had called the film an “apocalyptic poem” — depicts an avian, possibly a gull, trying to break ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

News  /  Published 23.05.22

Foreign envoys walk at Rabindra Sarobar to get a taste of its rich natural heritage

The idea of the lake was conceived 100 years ago. In 1920, Kolkata Improvement Trust took up the initiative of beautifying the southern fringes of the city and making it suitable for habitation. The a...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 18.05.22

Meet Rakesh Khatri aka 'Nest Man of India'

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By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 29.04.22

Meet Sumana Adhikari’s pet dog Cookie that munches on non-edibles

To be fair, for every bite of biscuit or apples she receives from Sumana or her mom, Cookie thanks them with a loving lick before moving on to the next. “It’s only when I feed Birdie that ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


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