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Western Ghats

River Runs Red

This book investigates the damage human beings have done to the Western Ghats.

14 Aug 2019 1:13 AM

A solo traveller’s dream destination

The aromatic gum from the pine has romanticised the whole setting, bringing back memories of various Kollywood and Mollywood movies.

14 May 2019 11:55 PM

Fascinated by beauty of flora

Nirupa Rao has collaborated with two eminent botanists for a book, where 75 of her illustrations have been used.

08 Oct 2018 12:19 AM

Save Western Ghats from demolition men

In 2011, the committee had advised a total ban on mining and quarrying in the ecologically sensitive zones of the Western Ghats.

08 Sep 2018 6:47 AM

Death by water: Anatomy of a disater

The contention of ecologists, including myself, is that damages to ecology will exacerbate the fallout from natural disasters.

26 Aug 2018 4:34 AM


Planning a road trip down South India? Here's what to explore

Pack your bags and hit the road.

19 Aug 2018 10:04 AM

5 things to know about the Neelakurinji in Kodai

The first settlers of Kodaikanal are believed to have used the Neelakurinji blooming cycle to calculate their age

01 Aug 2018 12:05 PM

Maharashtra among 5 states warned of ‘flash floods’ by Centre

IMD indicates that 'heavy to very heavy rainfall' is likely at a few places and at isolated places over Konkan, Goa from June 7-12

07 Jun 2018 12:07 PM

Quick getaway places in Maharashtra to beat the heat this summer

These hill stations are quick getaway destinations from hustle and bustle of city.

21 May 2018 9:09 PM

A needless tragedy

The government too must formalise trekking, and make it mandatory for groups to use seasoned foresters as guides before going on hilly terrain.

13 Mar 2018 12:16 AM


Munnar’s blue glow

Head to Munnar between July and October to catch a glimpse of the Neela Kurinji flowers.

12 Jan 2018 12:29 AM

Environmentalists ask for stricter regulations on stone quarrying

Excessive stone quarrying in the Parsik Range of the Western Ghats at Navi Mumbai and has shattered the biodiversity of the area.

18 Nov 2017 2:05 AM

Four new species of frogs discovered in Western Ghats

The discovery was made by a Delhi University research student for her PhD.

21 Jun 2017 1:37 AM