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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Froggy style: New sex position observed in Bombay night frogs - Watch!

Froggy style: New sex position observed in Bombay night frogs - Watch!

The rare reproductive behavior of frogs was discovered by professor SD Biju and his team from Delhi University.

Western Ghats are facing dark days – Know why

Western Ghats are facing dark days – Know why

But sadly the internationally recognized Western Ghats are now facing serious threats from harmful human activities like aggressive logging and mining.

Western Ghats are facing dark days – Know why

Western Ghats are facing dark days – Know why

But sadly the internationally recognized Western Ghats are now facing serious threats from harmful human activities like aggressive logging and mining.

Green body raises concern over forest fires in Western Ghats

Green body raises concern over forest fires in Western Ghats

The forest fires that started from January this year have raised suspicions of illegal activities in certain areas, Holla said.

Western Ghats home to rare sand-eating tadpoles

Western Ghats home to rare sand-eating tadpoles

These tadpoles, which they claim have ribs, live in absolute darkness, maybe till the time they develop into young frogs.

Lawyer fighting for women devotees at Sabarimala temple in Kerala gets 500 threat calls

Lawyer fighting for women devotees at Sabarimala temple in Kerala gets 500 threat calls

Naushad Ahmed Khan, the lawyer who is seeking entry for all women and girls in the Sabarimala temple in Kerala, has received 500 threatening phone calls.

'Karnataka has signifcant role in realising INDCs'

As a progressive state, Karnataka has a significant role to play in achieving the targets envisaged under India’s Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), a group of leading scientists and researchers said Wednesday.

Tamil Nadu: Toll increases to 120; more rains forecast for Saturday

Heavy vehicles factory in Avadi (Tiruvallore) received 12 cm while Poondi and Ponnamanalle in the same district registered 10 cm each.

Consumption practice of tribes pose threat to endangered frog

Indian Purple Frog, an endemic and endangered amphibian found exclusively in the biodiversity hotspot of Western Ghats, is facing extinction threats due to the consumption of tadpoles by local tribes.