How would you know where a tiger claw came from? Scientists are compiling a DNA database of tigers from all over India. If there’s a match, you know where the claw came from.

Study says human disturbance affecting breeding in Reserve

The 7.3 magnitude event and the subsequent tremors that rocked Nepal on Tuesday were aftershocks and could not be construed as fresh earthquakes, a seismological expert said.

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday promised investors in green energy of speedy clearances and exemptions for quick execution of projects.

Swell waves reaching a height of 2-3 metres generated by the Lehar cyclone will start hitting the coast near Kakinada from the early hours of Wednesday, much before the landfall time on November 28

It is expected to cross coast between Kalingapatnam and Paradip by Saturday

The authorities in 23 cyclone-prone districts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh are bracing themselves to tackle any exigency as a cyclonic storm intensified in the Bay of Bengal on Thursday and is expected to cross the coast between Kalingapatnam and Paradip (close to Gopalpur) by Saturday evening.

Cancer might become the leading cause of death for non-communicable diseases by 2015 in the country if the current trend of significant increase in different cancers’ continued unabated, two cancer

Certain genetic variations among primitive Indian tribal populations were found to be shielding them against malaria, a new study has found.

Malaria claims thousands of lives across the globe annually and is caused by parasite Plasmodium through the bite of an infected mosquito. While it is known that mutations in genes could lead to genetic diseases, scientists have studied whether genetic variations would lead to either susceptibility to malaria or resistance against the disease.

Today, we have made history. We're a major missile power: V.K. Saraswat

India on Thursday propelled itself into an elite club of nations with Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) technology by successfully test-firing nuclear-capable Agni-V, which covered a range of more than 5,000 km.

In a bid to repatriate 800 Indian Star tortoises, which were seized while being smuggled out of the country, Tamil Nadu forest officials have sought the help of molecular biologists to identify their place of origin.

Two types of Star tortoises are present in the country – one set found in the Western parts in Gujarat and Rajasthan and the other type in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and also in the neighbouring island country, Sri Lanka. They are smuggled out of the country for use as exotic pets and delicacies.