Saturday , October 22 2016

Travel & WildLife

Centre allows culling of Nilgais in Bihar and Monkeys in Himachal Pradesh

Centre allows culling of Nilgais in Bihar

New Delhi: The ministry of environment has declared Rhesus Macaque monkeys in Himachal Pradesh to be “vermin” for 12 months, permitting their culling to manage their populace during this time. The progress took place after the Centre had allowed the killing of nilgai in Bihar. The notification said that the ...

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Southwest monsoon hits Kerala and Lakshadweep, 1 dead

Southwest monsoon hits Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Monsoon rains hit Kerala and Lakshadweep on Wednesday with heavy rains claiming the life of a 36-year-old man following a landslip in Idukki district. K Santosh, head of IMD’s regional centre said, South-west monsoon has set in over Kerala and Lakshadweep   Several parts of the state have been ...

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Hyderabad: Drunk man’s date with lions at Zoo


  Hyderabad: In a strange incident at the zoological park here, a drunk 35-year-old man jumped into the enclosure of African Lions speciously to “shake hands” with them on Sunday evening. Animal keeper R. Papaiah was close by and responded straight away to save the person from the approaching wildcats. ...

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Hyderabad: Summer still hides a storm


Hyderabad: Three incidents of extreme climatic conditions in the last two weeks, causing loss of life and property have left Hyderabad reeling. And experts say that there’s much more to come. Meteorology experts from JNTU and the Met department say that the main reason behind these events are high temperatures ...

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1200 Passengers stuck on shore off Vizag as Cyclone threatens Coastal Region

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Visakhapatnam: Approximately 1,200 passengers, most of them are laborers destined for Port Blair were stuck aboard a ship in Visakhapatnam following intense cyclone conditions in the coastal areas. The departure of ship m.v. Harshavardhana was delayed for more than two days due to the cyclone. Following extreme rains, the laborers ...

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