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The white ghost of the Himalayas: A vision in the snow (Feature)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, March 11 (IANS) Some days ago, on a wind-swept, desolate mountainside in Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil district, infra-red cameras captured a shape moving about in the cold winter ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Russian Winter Olympic mascots to appear on coins


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has started minting 10 million commemorative coins featuring the three mascots of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, organisers said Tuesday."There will be up ... Read more...

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Snow leopard seen again in Pakistan


January 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A snow leopard has been spotted after two years in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The snow leopard was seen in the forests of Chitral district. A wildlife ... Read more...

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Ladakh film fest to debut in 2012


December 6th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The picturesque Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir is set to host its first film fest in the coming year and the organisers say that ... Read more...

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Rishikesh, Ladakh - the new getaway for adventure seekers (With Images)


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Not so long ago Rishikesh, set in the foothills of the lower Himalayas and a site which witnesses the entry of the holy Ganga into ... Read more...

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Climate change hitting forests, says Dhumal


April 1st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) Many trees are dying in Himachal Pradesh forests due to change in climatic conditions, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Friday.Due to climatic, edaphic and ... Read more...

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Army help sought for snow leopard conservation


March 14th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The environment ministry has called upon the Indian Army and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to help in the conservation of the snow leopard, an ... Read more...

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Himachal to set up climate study centre


March 9th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will set up a centre to study the impact of the changing environment on climate, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Wednesday.The centre will ... Read more...

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1 Million Mac Apps Downloaded In A Day, Says Apple


January 8th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much awaited Mac App Store of Apple meant for the millions of Macintosh users worldwide has got a solid start to its credit. The App ... Read more...

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Cameras keep eye on snow leopards in Spiti Valley


December 29th, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Dec 29 (IANS) The third eye is monitoring the movement of the highly endangered, elusive snow leopard in the cold deserts of Himachal Pradesh. And one of the camera ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Apple Unveils New Software For Laptop And Desktops


October 21st, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apple is basking in the glory of the recent releases that are making waves among its fans and the technology industry in general. The scene stealer ... Read more...

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Tigers in Bhutan:’significant discovery’ for survival


September 20th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Rare film footage showing tigers roaming the wilds in Bhutan could be the "missing link" to an ambitious plan to try and save them from extinction. The film ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Snow leopard may be Sochi 2014 Olympic mascot


September 18th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sochi (Russia), Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The snow leopard leads the competition for the mascot for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, organisers said Saturday. A nationwide competition to find a mascot ... Read more...

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Apple To Live Stream Its Event


September 1st, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri San Francisco, Sep 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today the Apple music event is going to take place and the excitement of the Apple fanatics has reached a crescendo. The speculations are ... Read more...

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18 cheetahs to be brought to India


July 29th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) About 18 cheetahs, brought from the Middle East, will be introduced in grasslands at three sites recommended by wildlife experts, Minister of State for Environment and Forests ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tigers are more ancient than previously believed


February 13th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): A genetic analysis has revealed that the tiger began evolving 3.2 million years ago, along with the snow leopard, which means it is more ancient and distinct than ... Read more...

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Exhibition of wildlife coins a major draw in Kolkata


October 24th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct. 24 (ANI): An exhibition of wildlife coins in Kolkata is proving to be a major attraction for wildlife enthusiasts.The exhibition has coins on display from across the world.There are ... Read more...

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Deforestation, human intervention threatens Dachigam national park in J-K


October 18th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 18(ANI): The Dachigam National Park in Jammu and Kashmir is facing threat from deforestation, neglect in preservation, man-animal conflict and global warming, the present situation has wrecked havoc in the ... Read more...

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Darjeeling zoo, known for its rare Red Pandas, has poor security measures


September 6th, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarDarjeeling (West Bengal), Sep 6(ANI): The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan zoological park in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, which is known for its Red Pandas, lacks security measures, which a zoo of ... Read more...

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Forest ponds in Himachal to harvest rainwater


August 23rd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) Forest ponds will be constructed to check the depleting groundwater and to harvest rainwater in Himachal Pradesh, state Forest Minister J.P. Nadda said Sunday. He said the 'van sarovars' ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Apple iPhone launch at WWDC


June 8th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by GD
The World Wide Developer's Conference (WWDC) of Apple, held on June 8, is going to have Apple spring some surprises in the later part of the day. The WWDC is being held ... Read more...

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Naintials Pt. G. B. Pant High altitude Zoo is a big tourist attraction


December 4th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul Goel Nainital, Dec.4 (ANI): The Bharat Ratna Pandit G B Pant High altitude zoo is a major attraction for tourists visiting Nainital. Located 2,020 metres above sea-level and spread over ... Read more...

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Scientists discover yeti footprints in Nepal


October 21st, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): A team of Japanese scientists has discovered footprints they believe were made by the legendary yeti said to roam the Himalayan regions of Nepal and Tibet.The ... Read more...

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Wanted a female snow leopard at Himalayan Nature Park


April 13th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by admin
Kurfri, April 13 (ANI): Not very long ago a pair of snow leopards was brought to the Himalayan Nature Park near Kufri. But their live in relation could not last longer, ... Read more...

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Snow leopard in Kufri awaits a partner


April 12th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
By Hemant Chauhan Kufri, Apr 12 (ANI): The forest department in Himachal Pradesh is making efforts to find a mate for the only snow leopard they are left with in Kufri zoo. ... Read more...

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Nainitals High altitude zoo gaining popularity among tourists


January 7th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by admin
Nainital (Uttarakhand), Jan.7 (ANI): The high altitude zoo in Nainital, situated at 2,075 meters above the sea-level, is fast becoming a major fascination for tourists visiting the picturesque region. Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind ... Read more...

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