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Thursday 18 December 2014
News updated at 3:12 AM IST
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Environment

Floating gardens

Farms with a duck coop, fish enclosures and a vegetable garden moored to riverbank are helping Bangladeshis live with rising waters, writes Amy Lee. Each...

Finding solace in human territories

one of us Leopards find human settlements conducive to a quality life.

A study says that leopards enter human settlements because of the favourable conditions, disputing the view that they wish to live in forests, writes Manu...

Snippets

For humans, wading into the ocean shallows is generally a good way to cool off. But researchers have found that energy from breaking waves actually...

Snakes mimic extinct species to avoid predators

antics to save life A scarlet kingsnake

Scarlet kingsnakes are chasing an evolutionary ghost. In North Carolina's Sandhills, the harmless snakes have evolved to better resemble a poisonous species that vanished from...

Gravity map uncovers a sea of surprises

secrets A triple seam meets where three crustal plates clash in the Indian Ocean.

what lies underneath? Using satellite data to reveal the secrets of the sea floors has paid off handsomely, writes Alexandra Witze

Back to Everest?

safety first Carrying only the bare essentials while climbing will help reduce the burden on Sherpas.

thinking over A horrific climbing accident on Mt. Everest has left many Sherpas scarred for life. But with no other career...

Photo Gallery
School children in Ahmedabad praay as they pay tributes...

School children in Ahmedabad praay as they pay tributes...

School children of Gurgaon pay tributes to the children killed in Pakistan...

School children of Gurgaon pay tributes to the children killed in Pakistan...

Kashmiri Muslim women pray outside the shrine...

Kashmiri Muslim women pray outside the shrine...

School girls take part in a protest against attack at a Peshawar school...

School girls take part in a protest against attack at a Peshawar school...

A Pakistani man comforts a student standing at the bedside of a boy who was injured in a Taliban...

A Pakistani man comforts a student standing at the bedside of a boy who was injured in a Taliban...

Pakistani parents escort their children outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar...

Pakistani parents escort their children outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar...

Ambulances carry injured people outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan...

Ambulances carry injured people outside a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar, Pakistan...

Relatives of a student, who was injured during an attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public...

Relatives of a student, who was injured during an attack by Taliban gunmen on the Army Public...

A plainclothes security officer escorts students rescued from nearby school during a Taliban...

A plainclothes security officer escorts students rescued from nearby school during a Taliban...

A Pakistani army soldier takes position on a bunker close to a school under attack by Taliban...

A Pakistani army soldier takes position on a bunker close to a school under attack by Taliban...

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