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Sunday, January 26, 2020



War of the Orchids: how a few Assamese are battling to save a flower through social media and paper documents

February 04, 2019 10:44 am

A group of men and women in Assam are fighting to save a flower — by growing it in their backyards, bonding over it on Whatsapp and a month ago, formally grouping into a society for its conservation

Watch VIDEO: These trees are hungry for anything — cycles, cars, warning signs

June 04, 2018 9:09 am

Some people are even calling it nature's revenge, it would seem that the way men have thoughtlessly cut down trees and reduced forest covers to build concrete buildings and other infrastructure now nature is fighting back and taking that space again.

Three tribal villages of Assam open up their homes

April 25, 2018 5:13 pm

In Assam’s Sonitpur district, an ecotourism initiative opens doors of three villages to guests as well as economic sustainability.

Film Heritage Foundation to create awareness about film conservation

September 26, 2014 1:00 am

A week-long workshop will be held in February 2015 by Film Preservation & Restoration School India

the Last league

July 01, 2013 2:04 am

Shekru Festival will spread awareness about the endangered Indian giant squirrel and the need for its conservation

Green Revolution

March 26, 2012 2:48 am

This group is on a mission to make rural areas self-sufficient through its 'conservation of renewable resources,replacement and sustenance' project.

Heritage conservation of Walled City: Civic body awaits ASI nod

January 25, 2010 5:41 am

The Archaeological Survey of India is yet to formally approve the funding for the conservation of heritage structures in the Walled City,under the JNNURM projects.

Star alumni but institute no longer ‘deemed’

January 20, 2010 12:29 am

The National Museum Institute of History,Art,Conservation,and Museology — one of the 44 institutes recommended for derecognition by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development — boasts of a prestigious alumni list.

Himachal carries out snow leopard census

December 04, 2009 12:21 am

Bringing cheer to conservationists and animal lovers,a census has found four to five highly endangered snow leopards on Kibber plateau in Himachal’s Lahaul Spiti district....

J&K failed to implement its own report on Dal

April 09, 2009 10:18 am

The IIT Roorkee report apart,the J-K government has failed to implement its own comprehensive 256-page report that was submitted in the legislative assembly.


On World Environment Day, a look at what countries are doing to promote tiger conservation

June 05, 2018 3:34 pm

In 2018, 12 countries agreed to work on tiger conservation. This is how they are doing. India, while doing well, must realise it is not the time to slowdown.

BJP Yuva Morcha celebrates declassification of Netaji's files

January 23, 2016 3:21 pm

Kolkata, Jan 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha on Saturday celebrated the release of Netaji's files with much fervour. People distributed sweets to commemorate the occasion. Prime Minister Narendra Modi viewed the declassified files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and thereafter released digital copies of the same early today. The National Archives of India (NAI) is placing 100 files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in public domain after preliminary conservation treatment and digitisation.