Science Tech  /  Published 27.09.20

Colours, flying

Vukusic took a closer look at the wings of a Morpho under an electron microscope and discovered that pigments play no role in their brilliance. The upper surface of the wings is sculpted in such a man...
By Judhajit Dasgupta in

Books  /  Published 25.10.19

The Fate of Butterflies: A mosaic of metaphors

The Fate of Butterflies by Nayantara Sahgal is a mosaic of metaphors that crystallize around history and draw attention to a contemporary world beset by partitions of the mind. It is set in a locale t...
By Ameena Kazi Ansari in

North East  /  Published 11.03.20

410 species take wing

Altogether 410 species of butterflies were recorded during a survey at Namdapha National Park in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh. The survey was carried out by the Society for Education and En...
By The Telegraph in Dibrugarh

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.05.20

Butterfly effect of lockdown on state capital

The butterfly effect, as anyone who has seen the 2004 Hollywood film of the same name or is into chaos theory would testify, is the connection between unrelated events. But last month, the state capit...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 13.08.19

Brew that recalls golden butterflies & sweet caramel

A golden butterfly has unfurled its wings in the tea auctions of Assam. Named after the swarms of butterflies that enveloped the garden in which it was produced, this rare tea was the cynosure of all ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Green message in art, butterfly release & quiz

Multi-coloured wings fluttered and took off in the afternoon breeze as one after another, three jars of butterflies were released in the butterfly garden of Central Park on June 5. The urban recreatio...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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