Everything you need to know about Kaziranga National Park: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Kaziranga National Park: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Scientists have used a new X-ray method to record a living frog embryo's internal structure and cell movement.
Buenos Aires, May 18 (IANS/EFE) The Conservation Land Trust, a project of US philanthropists and environmental activists Douglas and Kris Tompkins, donated 15,000 hectares for the expansion of Perito Moreno National Park in southern Argentina.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said his government was willing to engage constructively with trade unions to address issues like curbing inflation, generating employment and strictly implementing labour laws.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading flat in afternoon trade Friday, two days after its biggest rally in a year.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Angelina Jolie, who revealed on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy and reconstruction in February, was determined to keep her family's lives as normal as possible during her difficult phase.
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Actor Macaulay Culkin's increasing cigarette intake, reportedly almost 60 buds a day, is worrying his friends and family.
London, May 16 (ANI): Children are spending more time reading on electronic devices than on print medium including books, magazines and comics, a new study has revealed.
Wellington, May 16 (ANI): With the cars becoming more powered and connected to the Internet and operated by computers, the risk of cyber attacks have arisen.
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will take up the issues of missile defence and cooperation between the US and Russian security and intelligence services in a written reply to US President Barack Obama's recent message to him, a presidential aide said.
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) A two-and-half-month ban on the entry of tourists and visitors to the Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha was imposed Wednesday as the crocodile nesting season was underway, an official said.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Researchers led by an Indian origin have found abundant evidence showing decline of snow and ice in Mount Everest region.
London, May 14 (ANI): A British Muslim peer Lord Ahmed has resigned from the Labour Party ahead of a disciplinary hearing on charges that he made anti-Semitic comments about a Jewish conspiracy.
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Monday said it recorded a traded value of Rs.691 crore in gold exchange traded funds (ETFs) this Akshaya Tritiya, up by nearly 14 percent compared to last year.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) The Election Commission of Pakistan summoned a meeting Monday to review complaints of rigging in last week's polls, a media report said.
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has emerged as the majority party in Sindh and now looks set to form the government in the province on its own, a media report said.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): The world's first graphene single-electron pump (SEP) could pave the way for redefining the ampere in terms of fundamental constants of physics, say researchers.
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China's industrial value-added output rose 9.3 percent year on year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday.
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China's industrial value-added output rose 9.3 percent year on year in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday, reported Xinhua.
Guwahati, May 12 (ANI): A rhino has falled prey to illegal poaching in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam.The carcass of the dead rhino was located yesterday in the area of Doramari.
New York, May 12 (ANI): American football player Tim Tebow has addressed the public for the first time in a motivational speech since his termination from the New York Jets.
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) The elections have been a "resounding victory for democracy", said a Pakistani daily which noted that for the very first time power will be transferred in the manner laid down by the constitution.
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) "Nawaz Sharif will be your prime minister," said his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif as their party surged ahead in the Pakistan polls.
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML- N), led by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, is leading in the general elections, initial results suggested late Saturday night.
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) Forest officials in Assam's Kaziranga National Park found two carcasses of one-horned rhinos from two locations, officials said Saturday.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A photograph showing a Pakistani ballot box that had been forcibly emptied of ballots went viral on the internet Saturday.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistanis braved Taliban threats to turn up at polling stations Saturday to decide the fate of 23,000 candidates, marking a democratic transition from one elected civilian government to another.
Millions of Pakistanis are expected to cast their ballot to decide the fate of over 23,000 candidates in National Assembly and provincial assembly seats.
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan was on the edge Friday, a day before it goes to the polls to decide the fate of 23,000 candidates who stayed on despite a volatile run-up that saw at least 100 people being killed in a series of terror attacks and former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son being abducted.
Islamabad, May 10 (ANI): Votes of the non-Muslim sections in Pakistan are likely to play a decisive role in the final result of May 11 polls, according to National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) chairman, Tariq Malik.
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The fate of 23,079 candidates in the race for Pakistan's National Assembly and provincial assembly seats will be decided Saturday.
London, May 10 (ANI): YouTube has launched a trial scheme for paid channels on its website.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Cabinet Thursday approved amendments in a law for disqualifying MPs for holding an office of profit to exempt the chairpersons of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes from its purview, said official sources.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) To harmonise and coordinate the skill development efforts of the government and the private sector, the Cabinet Thursday approved the setting up of an autonomous National Skill Development Agency, a minister said.
London, May 9 (ANI): Ahead of the forthcoming elections, none of Pakistan's leading political parties are set to achieve a majority in the National Assembly, a recent survey on Pakistan's electoral politics has revealed.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was rangebound Thursday, trading at around the 20,000 points mark, as gains in IT, realty, power and banking stocks offset losses in healthcare, metal and oil and gas scrips.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) An awareness campaign on tuberculosis, similar to polio, is necessary to curb the easily preventable disease, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Hosts Karnataka squandered a 2-0 first-half lead as Mumbai hit back to force a 2-2 draw in the inaugural match of the senior National hockey championship for men, here Wednesday.
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) An animal rights activist Wednesday demanded the release of a wild tiger who walked into a zoo in Odisha and has been in captivity since the past over a week.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Wednesday crossed the 20,000-level-mark for the first time in more than three months gaining 119.23 points as fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and bank stocks rallied.
Washington, May 8 (ANI): 56 per cent of Americans trust Clint Eastwood, compared with the 45 percent who trust President Barack Obama, a new survey has revealed.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading flat in afternoon trade Wednesday following heavy selling pressure in capital goods, banks, automobile, metal and realty stocks.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Dancer-actor Javed Jaffrey, who tasted success as a producer with "Inshallah, Kashmir", says he now plans to direct a film and that it will happen soon.
Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) Scientists have zero-ed in on a gene linked to Parkinson's disease that plays a role in delaying ageing in fruit flies, says a US study.
London, May 7 (ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has said that he would have loved to race against racing legends Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet in the golden era of F1 in the late 1980s.
New York, May 7 (ANI): A US Navy training film produced in 1967 offers advice on how to succeed with brunettes.
New York, May 7 (ANI): The National Rifle Association's annual convention in the US unveiled an assortment of female-friendly gun accessories, including a bright pink bra with a gun holster.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new study shows that those who are married to younger or older mates have on average lower earnings, lower cognitive abilities, are less educated and less attractive than couples of similar ages.
Yangon, May 6 (IANS) Former Manchester United players will play a friendly match against a Myanmar team in a charity event at Thuwunna stadium in Yangon next month.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Adding the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, the omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA, or both to a formulation of antioxidant vitamins and minerals that has shown effectiveness in reducing risk of progression to advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) did not further help reduce the risk, a new study has found.
Canberra, May 4 (IANS) The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has introduced new rules forcing athletes and officials to "truthfully answer" questions from the country's doping authority.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Superoxide-producing bacteria form away from sunlight and live in dark places like lake, ocean depths and underground soils, it has been revealed.
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) A three-day exercise has begun in Assam's Kaziranga National Park to monitor the exact number of Eastern Swamp Deer there, an official said Friday.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) MPs Friday met President Pranab Mukherjee over Chinese incursion in Ladakh.
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) Some 35 young racers will take part in the JK Tyre-Meco Motorsports Rotax Max Kart Open 2013 scheduled to be held over the weekend at the Lahari Resorts Kart Centre here.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The first session of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) with the theme "Mainstreaming DRR in Development: From Risk to Resilience" will be held at New Delhi on May 13 and 14.
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) After successful Tamil films such as "Pollathavan" and National Award winning "Aadukalam", actor Dhanush and filmmaker Vetrimaaran will team up to work in an untitled Tamil venture to be produced by Dhayanidhi Alagiri.
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) China's non-manufacturing sector shrank in April, according to figures issued Friday.
California, May 2 (ANI): Facebook has said its net income and revenue grew in the first quarter of the year, helped by an increase in mobile ad revenue.
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has found that in experiments in mice, a class of drugs commonly used to treat asthma by targeting mast cells in the immune system could help treat vascular symptoms associated with dengue infections.
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) The Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha would be closed for tourists for two-and-half months from May 15 as the nesting season of crocodiles is about to commence, a forest official said Tuesday.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new study by MIT researchers indicates that when we process language, we often make mental edits.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Tim Tebow has reportedly been offered a new gig with the Lingerie Football League.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new study has shown that green tea extract in tandem with an additional compound could be effective for body weight control and type 2 diabetes.
Prague, April 29 (IANS) More than 40 people were injured in a powerful blast at a building in central Prague Monday, reported Xinhua.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health are studying fats, or lipids, to learn more about normal and abnormal biology in the body.
Islamabad, Apr. 29 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has defended its attack on politicians, saying that they were targeting liberal political parties for their secular ideology and support for military operations.
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan's government should take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of candidates and political activists at risk of attack from the Taliban and other militants, Human Rights Watch said Monday.
Los Angeles, April 29 (IANS) With an 82-103 loss to San Antonio Spurs in Game, the L.A. Lakers got swept 0-4 and their season came to an end in NBA (National Basketball Association) action.
Thimphu, April 29 (IANS) Elections for Bhutan's lower house, the National Assembly, will take place July 13, the authorities said.
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Russia intercepted a communication between the mother of the accused Boston Marathon bombers and someone who may have been one of her sons "discussing jihad" in 2011, a US official said.
Guwahati, April 28 (ANI): Assam state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged protests in Guwahati over the recurring poaching of one-horned rhinoceros in Kaziranga National park and other sanctuaries.
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) At least two dozen people in Pakistan have been arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for not paying electricity bills, an official said.
London, April 28 (ANI): Now you can pick out the happiest snaps from a wedding or judge the changing mood of a crowd using new software developed by an Indian origin scientist and his colleagues.
Kaziranga, (Assam) April 27 (IANS) A male wild buffalo was returned to the forest Saturday after over two years of human care, a wildlife official said.
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Major Chinese industrial firms saw their combined profit rise 12.1 percent year on year in the first quarter, official data showed Saturday.
St. John's (Antigua), April 25 (IANS/CMC) The Sri Lanka A team will tour the Caribbean in June to play a series of matches against the West Indies A in all formats, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced.
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading nearly one percent up in the afternoon trade Thursday after interest sensitive stocks like automobile, banks stocks rallied.
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) French President Francois Hollande arrived in Beijing Thursday, starting his state visit to China.
Caracas, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Maria Chavez, the daughter of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, has caused a sensation in the media here due to a photograph showing her with soap opera actor Manuel "Coco" Sosa.
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Dagestan have killed two suspected militants, including a former student of a university in Cairo, the National Anti-terrorism Committee (NAC) said.
Manas (Assam), April 24 (IANS) Conservationists are delighted that a rhino which was reared at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) has given birth in the wild, officials said.
Singapore, April 24 (IANS) Singapore's National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan Tuesday attended a function to celebrate the festival of Vishu that marks the new year of the Malayalis.
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) There are only 36 women candidates for the 272 National Assembly general seats, a Pakistani daily said Tuesday while noting that parties had once again relegated women's participation in the transition of power to the sidelines.
Sydney, Apr 23 (ANI): Convicted drug dealer Shane Charter has admitted that he had helped footballers and rugby players use performance enhancing drugs.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Researchers say predicting the winner of a sporting event with accuracy close to that of a statistical computer programme could be possible with proper training.
Havana, April 23 (IANS) Cuba will participate in the Pan-American Route Cycling Championship in Mexico to be held from May 1 to 5.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets was trading nearly half a percent down in the afternoon trade Tuesday after banks, capital goods and automobile stocks plummetted.
A draft law on the safety of special equipment, or equipment that operates under high pressure, temperature or speed and poses a potential threat to public safety, was tabled for a second reading by China's legislature Tuesday.
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Chinese lawmakers mulled a draft tourism law Tuesday that outlines measures to curb rocketing ticket prices amid the country's tourism boom.
Johannesburg, Apr 23 (ANI): For world's leading express mail service DHL, transporting anything from lions to livers to specially prepared food and lifesaving medicines is becoming increasingly common.
Dubai, April 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian rebels have asked their foreign supporters to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for "surgical strikes" on missile positions of Syrian government forces.
Paris, April 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 45,000 people marched in the French capital Sunday in opposition to a controversial gay marriage bill sponsored by President Francois Hollande, police said.
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z had announced that he will be selling his stake in the professional US basketball team Brooklyn Nets.
Sydney, Apr.20 (ANI): A Sports biochemist has reportedly been threatened by an organized crime network to spike the supplements of Australian Football League (AFL) players with cocaine so that they deliver positive tests for the purpose of blackmailing the players.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Seven new genetic regions associated with pulmonary fibrosis has been identified in a new genome-wide association study of more than 6,000 people.
Guwahati, Apr. 19 (ANI): The Assam Government has decided to use unmanned aerial vehicles to protect the Rhino population along with other wild animals from poachers.
Washington, Apr. 19 (ANI): Pakistan teenager Malala Yousufzai, who was shot by Taliban for advocating girls' education in Pakistan, has made it to the list of 100 Most Influential People list by Time Magazine this year.
Extreme smelliness is the next big thing in movies. Modules containing 1,000 smells are being bolted to the backs of cinema chairs. Computerized smell-releasers recreate the aromatic pongs of whatever you see on the screen, as tiny motors shake your chair and tiny sprays spurt liquid in your face.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Every child in India will now have a right to life, development, education and protection. The government Thursday guaranteed it by coming out with the national policy for children which was cleared by the union cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday cleared the national policy for children that aims to give them a life to live, development, education and protection.