This Website is discontinued. We changed to Parstoday English
The City-based Animal Care Trust has rescued 26 young birds from trees that were cut for widening of NH-66 near Kundapura in Udupi district.
Sunday, 07 September 2014 14:06

India: ‘Zero tolerance on rhino poaching’

India’s Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar announced here on Saturday that a Special Rhino Protection Force of local youth would be raised to check poaching …
Sri Lanka welcomed the one millionth tourist to the island by August this year and the tourist arrivals rose by 13.8 percent in the month compared to the same period …
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 16:58

Drones to guard India’s forests and wildlife

Unmanned aerial vehicles or drones will soon fly over India’s forests to monitor poaching, track wildlife and even count the population of tigers.
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose by 14.3 percent in June this year compared to the same period in 2013, the data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) …
A Bengal tiger snatched a man off a fishing boat in eastern India, dragging him away into a mangrove swamp as his children looked on in horror, the man's son …
In an indication of a weak monsoon, India received 45 per cent lesser rainfall that what was expected in its first spell, the IMD has said.
A directive of the Kerala State Human Rights Commission that the government permit killing of crop-raiding wild boars has come as a shock to conservationists and wildlife authorities.
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 17:47

Nepal: First rhino killed in 15 months

For the first time since February 2013, a rhino was gunned down by wildlife traffickers in Nepal.
Nepal said on Tuesday it was investigating whether a Chinese woman, this season's sole climber of Mount Everest from the Nepalese side, used a helicopter to reach a high camp …
Birdwatchers in and around Bellary district have been thronging the backwaters of the Tungabhadra dam at Hospet to catch a glimpse of Greater Flamingos (Phoenicopterus roseus) that have flocked in …
Wednesday, 30 April 2014 17:38

Organic food market takes off in India

Organic food market in India is expanding at a staggering rate of 400 per cent every year according to a report published by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) but the …
Stanford scientists have warned of significant changes in the patterns of extreme wet and dry events during monsoon that are increasing the risk of drought and flood in central India.
The mountaineering teams that lost their Sherpa guides in the avalanche at the Everest base camp on April 18 have decided to call off their attempt to scale the world´s …
Ahead of its biggest cultural extravaganza in China, India announced a new streamlined visa policy under which business and tourist visas will be processed within two days to encourage Chinese …
Friday, 18 April 2014 17:07

Indian deltas are sinking

Indian deltas are sinking, and no, it is not because of sea level rise. "Humans are sinking deltas four times faster than the sea level is rising," says American professor …
Sri Lanka's water buffaloes, the ancient symbol of agriculture are facing extinction due to slaughter and lack of pastures, according to agricultural organizations.
The Sri Lankan government with the dual goal of developing coconut production and promoting tourism in the East plans to open a model Coconut Park in Pasikuda in the Eastern …
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals rose by 17.5 percent in March this year compared to the same period in 2013, the data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) …
At a time when farmers in Tamil Nadu are facing a big problem in cultivation due to frequent load shedding, a farmer, C. Rajasekaran, from Vettaikaran Irruppu of Kilvelur taluk …