Western Ghats

Summer rains cool drought-hit Karnataka

Summer rains cool drought-hit Karnataka

"The city received 319 mm rainfall from May 1 to 28, surpassing the previous record of 287.1 mm set in May 1957 and 178 mm in May 2015.

May 29, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
Four new species of small night frogs discovered in Western Ghats

Four new species of small night frogs discovered in Western Ghats

According to a report published on Tuesday, the newly discovered species that are small enough to sit on a fingernail were there in abundance but had likely been overlooked because of their size.

Feb 22, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Scientists discover new wasp species in Western Ghats

Scientists discover new wasp species in Western Ghats

The new species of wasp is harmless and makes mud nests.

Jan 11, 2017, 13:25 PM IST

Kerala govt orders magisterial probe into Maoists' encounter

The CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala today ordered a magisterial probe into the recent encounter of two Maoists at Nilambur forests in Malappuram district.

Nov 27, 2016, 13:57 PM IST
Sindhudurg: India's cleanest 'mini-paradise'

Sindhudurg: India's cleanest 'mini-paradise'

Earlier this week, Sindhudurg suddenly shot into the national limelight after it was declared as "cleanest" district in the plains in the country.

Sep 12, 2016, 08:13 AM IST
Visit Kaas Pathar - the paradise of flowers in Maharashtra this Aug-Sep

Visit Kaas Pathar - the paradise of flowers in Maharashtra this Aug-Sep

Kaas Pathar is spread over a thousand hectares and is situated at an altitude of 1200 meters above sea level.

Aug 08, 2016, 11:28 AM IST

Karnataka sounds flood alert as excess water is released in Krishna

A flood alert has been issued in many villages of two border districts of Karnataka.

Jul 13, 2016, 16:14 PM IST