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Sri Lanka Minister of Wildlife Conservation VijithVijayamuniSoysa says that a sanctuary will be set up for the wild horses in the Delft island in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.
Wednesday, 18 December 2013 20:49

Nepal uses satellite to track rare snow leopard

Wildlife experts in Nepal are tracking a rare snow leopard by using a collar with a satellite link to discover how climate change and human encroachment are affecting its habitat, …
A pair of fresh water Otter puppies which strayed from their habitat near Hogenakkal area in Dharmapuridistrict, was brought to the Vandalur zoo in Southern Indian of Tamilnadu State on …
The Nehru Zoo on Monday received two African lions and two cheetahs as a gift from the Saudi Wildlife Authority, Saudi Arabia.
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 21:16

Cyclone over Bay of Bengal weakens

The severe cyclonic storm 'Madi' over Bay of Bengal has weakened into a cyclonic storm and is likely to weaken further, an official said here on Wednesday.
Saturday, 07 December 2013 21:31

India: The mosque Ma Saheba built in Hyderabad

A historical masjid in the heart of Hyderabad presents a sad picture as constructions threaten its very existence The 387-year-old Qutb Shahi monument — the Khairatabad Masjid — is screaming …
Saturday, 07 December 2013 21:21

India: How the Bandipur tiger was captured

Fresh pug marks near the place where Basappa's body was found and the alarm calls of the langurs alerted the Forest Department staff to the possible presence of the tiger …
In a modernization drive, old hotels in Sri Lanka are refurbishing and improving their facilities to meet the government's tourism targets.
Friday, 29 November 2013 17:13

India: City of Tombs

Delhi was founded on the banks of the River Yamuna. With the passage of time, Delhi was built and destroyed, built anew and destroyed afresh until it came to be …
Maharashtra will soon have its fifth tiger reserve in Nagzira following approval from the National Tiger Conservation Authority, a senior official said in Mumbai.
Saturday, 23 November 2013 19:53

Maldives on course to reach 1 million tourists

Nine months into the year, Maldives is on course to reach the one million tourist mark in a calendar year.
Three adult elephants and one baby elephant were found dead in the Hadilla area of Gannoruwa in Hamabntota in southern Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals jumped by 27.9 percent in October this year compared to the same period last year, the data released Tuesday by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority …
A deep depression over Bay of Bengal crossed the coast near Nagapattinam on Saturday afternoon, with the district in the state bearing the brunt of the system.
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 18:27

Book titles released on Iran-India heritage

Hujjat al-Islam Sadeq Husseini Eshkevari, head of the Islamic Reserves Organisation from Iran said that about 28 titles on the common heritage of Iran and India have been published in …
A young man with a microphone stepped onto a small stage and cawed like a crow. Minutes later, hundreds of noisy birds circled above him, perched on trees and sat …
A day after the Kaziranga National Park was opened for this tourist season, forest guards on Saturday found a one-horned rhino's carcass with its horn missing.
Monday, 04 November 2013 16:11

Sri Lanka Tourism to attend WTM 2013, London

World Travel Market (WTM), the leading Travel and Tourism Trade event in the world is scheduled to kick off on November 4, at the London's, Excel Exhibition Hall.
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 18:07

Holy crocs: Part II

After meeting conservationists in Khulna, Rom drafted a plan to bring mugger crocs back to Bangladesh. The Madras Croc Bank would send 50 fertile mugger eggs to Khan Jahan Ali …
Friday, 25 October 2013 18:00

Holy crocs: Part I

Dhalapahar, the female mugger croc, was at the far end of the large pond, disobeying the caretaker's loud calls. A crowd of pilgrims waited to offer chicken and chunks of …