New Delhi: Upset with the Union government’s U-turn on banning tourism in core areas of tiger reserves, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Centre appeared more concerned about commercial activ

New Delhi: Countering Gujarat’s opposition to lion translocation project, the Madhya Pradesh government told the Supreme Court that a second habitat for Asiatic Lions in Kuno — cleared by National Board of Wildlife — was mandatory to avoid Tanzania’s disastrous experience in Serengeti where an epidemic outbreak almost wiped out the entire lion population.

Madhya Pradesh met with disdain Gujarat’s apprehension about safety of lions. The Shivraj Singh Chouhan government did not deny the past lapses allowing poachers to wipe out the entire tiger population in Panna, but said the new model of wildlife protection had got it laurels from many quarters and its efforts were being replicated by other states.

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed serious reservation over the Delhi chief secretary’s failure to honour its August 2011 order, asking him to detail the action taken following a CBI report abou

Heads of states and leaders from 57 nations, including India, will attend the Nuclear Security Summit on March 26-27 to discuss a host of measures to prevent nuclear fissile material falling into r

What is common between Niyamgiri hills in Kalahandi district of Orissa and a place near Umiam lake in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya?
Both are among the finest addresses for nature lovers.

Advice To Replace Leaking Pipes Ignored
Dhananjay Mahapatra | TNN

New Delhi: In what could be a callous criminal cost-cutting measure, the Union Carbide management had apparently brushed aside warnings about leaking pipes in the Bhopal plant needing urgent replacement and told the staff to keep the factory running by welding the damaged ones.