Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Amphan ruins butterfly release target

“After honey bees, butterflies are the most effective pollinators in the eco-system. Butterflies are also eaten by spiders and lizards, hence butterfly conservation helps rear other insects whil...
By Showli Chakraborty in

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.08.20

Luna moth spotted at Canary Hill

Three evening walkers discovered a rare species of moth in the forests of Canary Hill in Hazaribagh on Tuesday. Mithilesh Kumar and his two friends, Jitendra Singh and Jitendra Kumar were walking on ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

North East  /  Published 17.01.20

Tourism hopes float on butterfly’s wings

Butterfly lovers feel the decision of Arunachal Pradesh to declare Kaiser-i-Hind as a state butterfly will boost butterfly tourism and save the species from extinction in the state.The state wildlife ...
By Roopak Goswami 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


Books  /  Published 28.12.18

Non-fiction titles for your 2018 FOMO list

Is Capitalism Obsolete? A Journey through Alternative Economic SystemsBy Giacomo CorneoWhat is wrong with capitalism is fairly discernible. The inequities that it has created and nurtured are morally ...
By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 11.11.18

Is genetically modified food really safe?

India has established a regulatory and legal framework involving bodies like the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) and Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and laws relatin...
By Rajat Chaudhuri in

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.20

Main ye soch kar apne dar se utha tha

There were a fair few thoughts and musings darting about there, at that point. At that moment I got up and I thought I should go. If for no other reason, to merely alter position, from a stasis of sor...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

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 12.08.19

14 fluttering pairs of wings in your garden

Your garden is washed green this monsoon but do you crave the flutter of some colourful wings in its midst? Butterflies — tender and beautiful — are one of the most fascinating creatures even in ...
By Arjan Basu Roy in Salt Lake


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