Scientists discover new species of hummingbird in Ecuador
Quito : Ecuador's National Institute of Biodiversity (Inabio) announced the discovery of a new species of hummingbird, which is endemic to the moorlands of the provinces of El Oro and Loja, in the country's southwest, near the border with Peru.
Kurinji flowers bloom after 12 years as sun shines on flood-hit Kerala
Munnar : When floods ravaged Kerala, nature lovers across the world prayed to save the kurinji flowers in the Kannan Devan hills, which bloom once in 12 years. The chances were slim as Munnar and the surrounding areas were flooded in the incessant
Mere Desh Ki Zameen: A tribute to India's wildlife
New Delhi : "Pyaari hai mujhe desh ki zameen, mere desh ki zameen" are the lyrics of India's first wildlife anthem that pays a tribute to India's diverse flora and fauna. The song is titled as 'Mere Desh Ki Zameen'.
Bollywood actor Dia Mirza
Mauritius gears up for 11th World Hindi Conference
New Delhi : The stage is being laid out in Mauritius for the 11th World Hindi Conference, an event aimed at expanding the reach of the Hindi language at a global level.
In the wake of the mega event, to be hosted from August 18 to 20, the Mi
3rd Kabira festival to begin on November 16
New Delhi The third edition of Kabira festival, that celebrates the spirit of 15th-century mystic poet Kabir, will begin on November 16 in Varanasi.
The annual festival conceived by the Mahindra group and Teamwork Arts, will feature a tw
Afforestation campaign organised in 5 Ganga basin states
New Delhi : The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) launched the "Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan" campaign in five main stem Ganga basin states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal, said Ministry of Water Resources on Th
First-ever metal craft exhibition inaugurated in Leh
Leh : With an aim to promote and preserve the metal craft tradition of Ladakh, the first-ever metal craft exhibition was held in Chilling village here.
The maiden exhibition, organised by the Youth Association for Conservation and Developmen
Ministry of Tourism to organize the first ever India Tourism Mart (ITM)
New Delhi : The Ministry of Tourism in partnership with the Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH) and with the help of State/UT Governments is organizing the India Tourism Mart (ITM) 2018 from 16th to 18th September,
185 monks, nuns from Thailand reach Leh on 'Pad Yatra'
Leh : As many as 185 monks and nuns from Thailand reached Mahabodhi campus in Shey village on June 26 after completing a month-long 'Pad Yatra' (peace march), to spread the message of peace, love and communal harmony.
They walked barefoot
'Ahimsa' sheds light on India's freedom struggle
New Delhi : Screenwriter Supriya Kelkar sheds light on the Indian freedom movement in her debut novel which is inspired by her great-grandmother's experience working with Mahatma Gandhi.
"Ahimsa" will be published in India in August.