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Land of lemurs

Published on 02-Mar-2015
TO BEPRESERVED: Anaye-aye lemur

Although 40 per cent of Madagascar's natural habitat is destroyed, the situation is gradually improving ,writes Richard Madden. The aye-aye lemur is not a creature......

In the nick of time

Published on 02-Mar-2015
MANYHURDLES:  Traffic jams are a hindrance to the smoothmovement of ambulances.

When traffic in the City comes to a standstill, those involved in health-related emergencies are the worst-affected. Keeping this in mind, the government...

Darwin's iconic finches join genome club

Published on 02-Mar-2015
Initially, finches were classified based on physical characteristics.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of all 15 species of Darwin's finches, revealing a key gene responsible for the diversity in the birds' beaks.

Milking the organic way

Published on 02-Mar-2015
STATE-OF-THE-ART INFRASTRUCTURE:  A modern cowshed.  PHOTO COURTESY: AKSHAYAKALPA

Akshayakalpa, an organic dairy in Tiptur is tapping into the current organic craze and has transformed farmers into entrepreneurs. Halli Suresh writes about...

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Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

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