India will set Climate Change conference agenda: PM Modi
India will set Climate Change conference agenda: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night slammed developed nations for questioning India over global warming despite it having the lowest per capita emission of gases and asserted that India will set the agenda for the Climate Change conference to be held in France in September.

PM Modi launches air quality index, says India is ready to take lead in environment protection
PM Modi launches air quality index, says India is ready to take lead in environment protection

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the first national air quality index at the start of a two-day Environment Ministry national conference which is seen as a final step of consultations and taking states on board before bringing amendments in existing green laws.

Bats take milliseconds to take decisions
Bats take milliseconds to take decisions

Bats can make ultra-fast decisions about how to attack their prey or even call off the attack and it just takes milliseconds, a new study has found.

Why origin of life was meant to be revealed

A new study has provided a deeper insight into the origin of life phenomenon mystery.

Yoga balances humans with nature: U'khand Guv

Yoga is a means to place the human body and mind in balance with nature and has the unique ability to save people from the harmful effects of chemicals released in the human body due to stress and tension, Uttarakhand Governor K K Paul said Monday.

Tarun Gogoi for resolving conflict between man and nature

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday emphasised on resolving conflict between man and nature through peaceful co-existence.

BJP president's belief in a community is one of the reason for defeat in Delhi: Dr Subhash Chandra

Essel group chairman, Dr Subhash Chandra tweeted his reaction on the Delhi Election results.

Scientists create 'genetic firewall' for new forms of life

A year after creating organisms that use a genetic code different from every other living thing, two teams of scientists have achieved another "synthetic biology" milestone: They created bacteria that cannot survive without a specific manmade chemical, potentially overcoming a major obstacle to wider use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). 

Leopards change activity patterns in response to tigers and humans
Leopards change activity patterns in response to tigers and humans

A new study has revealed that leopards do change their activity patterns in response to tigers and humans, but in different ways.

Nature inspires greener way to make colourful plastics

Scientists have developed a new kind of coating that gives plastic its colour without the use of dyes.

Spiritual Fridays: What is your spirit`s connection with nature?

A few people share their experiences and tell Pooja Bhula about their way of connecting with nature.

World Cup party begins with charming opening ceremony

The greatest show on the earth, the FIFA World Cup carnival, began with a coruscating opening ceremony, which encapsulated the colour, culture and nature of Brazil, hosting the big football party first time since 1950.

Chhattisgarh Tourism Board aims to create India’s biggest Eco-Tourism hub

Chhattisgarh Tourism Board, under the aegis of Chhattisgarh Government has created a blue-print of future tourism plans that will help establish Chhattisgarh as India’s biggest Eco-Tourism hub.

Elements of nature embroidered into Bhutan`s royal attire

Auspicious goddesses and beautiful lotuses, dragons, symbols of phoenix, mountains, landscape and flowers - all these motifs have decorated attires, shoes and crowns of the royal family of Bhutan. An exhibition here offers a peek into their royal legacy.

Nature’s Toolbox/ Unraveling Nature’s secrets

The emerging biotechnology sector offers satisfying career trajectory to young aspirants. Prachi Rege gathers intelligence on the feeding, fueling, healing science of life

Crows have ability to `reason` just like humans

Researchers have found that crows were more likely to forage when they could attribute changes in their environment due to human presence.

Artificial mother of pearl created using nature’s cookbook

Scientists have mimicked the way mother of pearl is created in nature to synthesise the strong, iridescent coating found on the inside of some molluscs.

Most of earth`s acid comes from nature

Satellite images has revealed that 90% of the earth`s formic acid comes from nature.

Liv Tyler to shed adapting nature, define own life

The ever-so adapting model-and-actress Liv Tyler has admitted that she now wants to put herself first and define what exactly she wants from life.

Its best not to mess with nature, says Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole doesn`t believe in surgeries to enhance her looks and wonders why people mess with their natural beauty.