Sunday, Nov 27, 2022



Waste dump, dog shelters now among 67 ‘butterfly habitats’ in Delhi

September 30, 2021 8:11 am

The home in Faridabad, a former waste dump in a housing society, and two dog shelters are among 67 such habitats that have been created since 2018.

Milkweed butterflies are more murderous than they look

September 13, 2021 4:32 pm

Although butterflies had previously been observed feeding on grasshoppers that harbor toxic alkaloids, no one had ever documented adult butterflies stealing such compounds from their own kin.

A famous blue butterfly: Still extinct but more distinct

July 22, 2021 11:04 am

Two other butterflies traditionally believed to be subspecies of the silvery blue butterfly may also be distinct species, and the closest living relatives of the Xerces blue, notes the study.

Govt school now home to butterflies, with some help

April 01, 2021 1:18 am

The garden at Government Co-ed Senior Secondary School, Sector 5, RK Puram had started as an initiative by English teacher Ankita Singh Yadav two years ago.

There's a Queen in every Indian household, says Butterfly actor Parul Yadav

June 13, 2017 3:19 pm

Kannada remake of Vikas Bahl's Queen stars Parul Yadav. She said, "The story of Rani Mehra needs to be told in every language because every girl in an Indian household can relate to it." The Kannada remake of Kangana Ranaut-starrer Queen is titled Butterfly.

The Beast and the Beauty: The quiet, beautiful metamorphosis of the caterpillar

February 08, 2015 1:00 am

Happily, for the most part, the butterfly flexes its wings for an hour or so, and then it is away — erratic, flipsy-flopsy — a beauty born out of a beast.

Look! There's a butterfly on your wrist

February 07, 2015 1:20 pm

Do you get butterflies in stomach whenever you spot your ladylove?

The Return of the Butterfly: Taking stock of post Benazir Bhutto Pakistan

September 17, 2014 10:28 am

Moni Mohsin’s fluttering social protagonist takes stock of post-Benazir Bhutto Pakistan in The Return of the Butterfly.

Striking green-eyed butterfly discovered in US

May 29, 2013 1:25 pm

US scientists have identified a new butterfly species with a striking olive-green eye colour.

A mistake gave India a new species of butterfly

April 29, 2013 11:22 am

The simple but elegantly attractive Bath White butterfly is now found in the trans-Himalayan range.


In pics: A step closer to extinction, the Monarch butterfly is now on the global endangered species list

July 28, 2022 11:20 am

The butterflies are native to American regions but they migrate to places with milkweed plantations