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Amid Srinagar’s tulips, Omar confident of peaceful summer (With Images)


March 29th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 29 (IANS) Hoping for a peaceful summer like last year, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said unless militants abjured violence, incidents like the killing ... Read more...

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Himachal to develop eco-tourism in Sangla Valley


December 27th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) To promote eco-tourism, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday decided to develop camping sites in the picturesque Sangla Valley in Kinnaur district.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal asked the state-run ... Read more...

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Want to save turtles? Go to Maharashtra for turtle fest (With Image)


December 24th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), Dec 24 (IANS) The sleepy, fishing villages around this district will come alive for three days next week when scores of nature lovers gather at the popular nesting ... Read more...

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Gangetic river dolphins on road to recovery?


November 11th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 11 (IANS) In great news for environmentalists and nature lovers, the population of the endangered Gangetic river dolphin has grown to 223 from about 175 last year at ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to hold forest camps


October 30th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 30 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Eco-Tourism Development Board will organise forest camps from Nov 1 as part of its Jungle Sarai (wilderness camp) project to attract nature lovers, ... Read more...

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Activists roar for tiger reserve as Goa drags feet


July 11th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 11 (IANS) Even as the Goa government is dragging its feet over drafting a proposal to set up the Mhadei tiger reserve in a wildlife sanctuary ringed by ... Read more...

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Fall in love with environment - the Australian way


April 19th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 19 (IANS) While nature lovers across the world wish all humans to realise the significance of their natural surroundings, many Australians are turning caring for environment as their ... Read more...

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4,000 trees in Patna zoo face the axe for airport safety (Lead)


August 27th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Aug 27 (IANS) Nature lovers are concerned over the Bihar government's plans to cut or prune nearly 4,000 trees in the Patna zoo for airport safety, as they say ... Read more...

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Will Patna zoo lose 4,000 trees to airport safety?


August 27th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Aug 27 (IANS) Nature lovers are worried over the Bihar government's plans to cut or prune nearly 4,000 trees in the Patna zoo for airport safety, as they say ... Read more...

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Green Expo In Bangalore To Showcase Eco-Friendly Apparels


August 4th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With the increasing awareness of global warming among the mass worldwide, fashion brands are also going eco-friendly and promoting the cause. Bangalore is stepping up to host ... Read more...

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Madagascar Bird Extinct


May 27th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sad news for nature lovers as another species joins the extinct list due to man's exploitation of nature. Alaotra grebe which is better known as the ... Read more...

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Miranda Lambert’s Engagement Ring Grabs Attention


May 15th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miranda Lambert was seen sporting a big rock from fiance and fellow country music star Blake Shelton. Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton have been dating for ... Read more...

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40 Best Nature Images To Go On Display On Earth Day


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bid to mark the Earth Day, around forty of the best images of nature is all set to be displayed in New ... Read more...

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Nature lovers participate in ‘Save Tiger Campaign’


February 13th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Feb 13 (ANI): Nature lovers from different professional backgrounds have come forward to actively participate in 'Save Tiger Campaign' in Jaipur.These people do not run an organization and are not doing ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s Green Mall aims to reverse global warming


February 6th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Feb. 6 (ANI): Green is in, and a mall has come up in Kolkata to further the cause of the Green brigade.Nine kilometres outside the West Bengal capital, the ... Read more...

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People walk in Sundarbans to spread awareness about tiger conservation


November 11th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Nov 11 (ANI) Thousands of school children, environmentalists and representative of non-governmental organizations walked across several villages located in the estuarine area of the Sundarbans of West Bengal to ... Read more...

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Linkenholt, an English village, gets sold


July 19th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Cynthia Chandran Linkenholt (UK), July 19 (IANS) Going once, going twice. Sold. This picture postcard village in Hampshire, over 100 km from central London, is now owned by 61-year-old Swedish billionaire Stefan ... Read more...

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Kashmir tourism getting back to normal


July 16th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez BhattSrinagar, July 16 (ANI): Tourists and nature lovers have begun to visit Jammu and Kashmir since normalcy has begun to prevail after a spate of recent unrest and violence in ... Read more...

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Youngsters participate in cleanliness drive on Jhelum’s banks


July 5th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 5 (ANI): Several youth from different States have come together to spread awareness about the need to maintain cleanliness and preserve popular tourist spots in Jammu and Kashmir.The youngsters are ... Read more...

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Nude hikers set to celebrate Naked Hiking Day tomorrow


June 20th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 20 (ANI): Nature lovers in America are excited to celebrate Naked Hiking Day-the annual ritual in which people venture out into the woods without their clothes on.The Naked Hiking ... Read more...

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Bhaderwah, a favourite tourist destination


June 14th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bhaderwah (Jammu), June 14 (ANI): Bhaderwah is emerging as one of the favourite tourist destinations in Kashmir.It is a hill station in Doda district, 200 kilometres from Jammu.Recently, the number of tourists ... Read more...

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Joy in Australia as last stranded whale swims free


March 4th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 4 (DPA) The last survivor of a pod of 192 pilot whales that came ashore on Tasmania's King Island at the weekend swam back out to sea Wednesday. A recalcitrant creature ... Read more...

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Australians try to save stranded whales (Lead)


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 2 (DPA) A volunteer army was Monday tending to around 54 whales that were still alive among a pod of 200 that became stranded on a beach on Tasmania's King ... Read more...

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200 whales stranded on Australian beach


March 2nd, 2009 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 2 (DPA) Around 200 whales were stranded on a beach in Tasmania's King Island, which is halfway between the island state and the Australian mainland. Parks and Wildlife Service spokesman Chris ... Read more...

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A serial killer angler at Brushy Mountains shoots two men injuring them seriously


February 16th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by David M N James
An incident similar to the 1981 case where a killer known as Randall Lee Smith murdered two hikers on the Appalachian Trail in Brush Mountains in Southwestern Virginia is now being investigated ... Read more...

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Activists oppose nuclear, thermal plants in Konkan


February 10th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 10 (IANS) The Save Western Ghats (SWG) movement, comprising of environmentalists and nature-lovers from throughout the country, has decided to form an action plan to oppose the setting up of ... Read more...

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Bangalore techies head to the jungles every weekend to save them


January 30th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) A group of young techies, entrepreneurs and corporate executives in this IT hub eagerly wait for the weekends to pack rucksacks and head for forests to conserve flora ... Read more...

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Tourists head for Corbett Park to celebrate New Year’’s in the wild


December 31st, 2008 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul Goel Ramnagar (Uttarakhand), Dec.31 (ANI): Several tourists from different parts of the country have arrived at the Jim Corbett Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarakhand to celebrate New Year amidst the wildlife. Most ... Read more...

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Eco-tourism still damaging wildlife irreversibly


August 14th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) Nature lovers and eco-tourists might be damaging wildlife irreversibly even if they restrict their activities to tiptoeing discreetly through the undergrowth, a study by experts has warned. There ... Read more...

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Nature safaris in Kashmir lure tourists


July 20th, 2008 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 20 (ANI): In a bid to revive tourism in Kashmir, the state''s tourism department has introduced nature safaris, trekking and nature camps, which are becoming a major attraction among ... Read more...

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Invasive plant species predate humans arrival on Galapagos Islands


July 18th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Fossil remains have proved that certain plants found on the Galapagos Islands, which were thought to be invasive species brought there by humans, have actually grown there ... Read more...

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Chevron blamed for destroying natural forest in Bangladesh


June 27th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Dhaka, June 27 (DPA) Environmental groups in Bangladesh are up in arms against a US-based oil giant for allegedly destroying a natural forest while exploring for oil and gas near the ... Read more...

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Support for global anti-whaling campaign extends to Ireland


April 18th, 2008 - 9:04 am ICT by admin
By Stephan Balling Cork (Ireland), April 18 (DPA) An Englishman is on a mission in Ireland. Nic Slocum joined the ranks of those campaigning for the protection of whales six years ago, when ... Read more...

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Dolphins find a home in Chambal sanctuary


February 12th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
Etawah, Feb.11 (ANI): The national Chambal Sanctuary in Uttar Pradeshs Etawah District is a safe haven for dolphins breeding. The good news for nature lovers is that these intelligent aqua creatures have ... Read more...

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