Monday, Dec 05, 2022



Gujarat: Rare black-neck storks breed successfully in Dabhoi after a decade

December 13, 2021 6:13 pm

Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary near Jamnagar city and the Marine National Park spread along the coast of Jamnagar and Devbhumi Dwarka districts is home to the largest population of BNS in the state.

A home for the Hargila: an artificial breeding project aims to help the endangered stork

January 26, 2020 3:13 pm

Earlier this month, the endangered Greater Adjutant Stork was bred in the Assam Zoo, only for the pair of chicks to die soon after. But the project — arguably the first instance of the bird being artificially bred in a zoo — is still considered a success.

Guwahati counts its ‘ugly old bird’ annually — and this year it’s good news

September 15, 2018 8:30 pm

In a recent survey done in Guwahati by conservation society Early Birds, the endangered Greater Adjutant Stork (or Hargilla) population was pegged at the ‘stable’ figure of 220. But according to local activists, habitat loss for the bird continues to be a pressing problem.

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Delhi liquor policy case: Can’t meet CBI officials on Tuesday, KCR’s daughter Kavitha informs

December 5, 2022 11:29:35 am

On Dec 2, the CBI issued a notice to TRS MLC K Kavitha asking her to join the probe on Dec 6 in connection with its probe into alleged corruption in the Delhi government’s now-withdrawn excise policy.

New CCTV cameras to come up on NH-9 and Delhi-Meerut Expressway

December 5, 2022 11:28:18 am

The Ghaziabad police and National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) jointly conducted a survey to identify the spots to set up CCTV cameras.

Facing anti-incumbency, BJP’s Gujarat campaign took the familiar route of relentlessly attacking the Congress for alleged failures

December 5, 2022 11:27:18 am

Medha Patkar's presence in Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra came for special mention as evidence of Congress's anti-Gujarat sentiments

Fifteen Maharashtra students hurt in a bus accident near Lohagad Fort

December 5, 2022 11:24:20 am

The students of a coaching institute in Raigad district were returning after a trip to the fort along with their teachers and other staff members when the accident took place on Sunday in Dudhiware Pass. All students were discharged from hospital after getting first-aid.

Aamir Khan kept his first short film secret from parents, requested Shabana Azmi not to tell dad: ‘They didn’t want me to join Bollywood’

December 5, 2022 11:22:41 am

Aamir Khan said his father, producer Tahir Hussain, didn't want him to join Bollywood and said it was a very harsh profession.

‘Who taught you that bro?’ Ozil tweets after Giroud scores a ‘bounce shot’ against Poland

Updated: December 5, 2022 11:21:34 am

The shot was made famous by Ozil, former Arsenal team-mate of Giroud, and read how and why he used that shot in his own words.

Amid Bengaluru gangrape investigation, lens on Rapido: how does the bike taxi company recruit its riders?

December 5, 2022 11:19:01 am

As the Bengaluru Police work on issuing a notice to Rapido over hiring a driver with a previous criminal record, here’s a look at Rapido’s operations, its hiring process and the lapses the police have found in it.

Ayushmann Khurrana pens note as An Action Hero remains slow at box office: ‘Hope word of mouth snowballs into…’

December 5, 2022 11:17:54 am

An Action Hero box office collection Day 3: Ayushmann Khurrana and Jaideep Ahlawat film is seeing a slow rise at the ticket counter as it faces competition from both Drishyam 2 and Bhediya.

Five affordable accessories for the Apple iPhone 14 Plus in India

Updated: December 5, 2022 11:14:49 am

Here are the top five affordable accessories for iPhone 14 Plus in India that costs around Rs 500 in India.

3 Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 6-month mission

December 5, 2022 11:14:28 am

A Chinese capsule carrying commander Chen Dong and astronauts Liu Yang and Cai Xuzhe touched down at a landing site in the Gobi Desert.