In an effort to create a natural defence mechanism against the recurring cyclonic storms like 'Yaas' or 'Amphan', the West Bengal government plans to construct a robust and ecologically sustainable 'b
'Vax' has been chosen as the word of the year by the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), the media reported.
To adapt to the effects of climate change impacting the Tibetan Plateau -- the world's 'third pole' -- a group of Tibetans in exile will explain its role in the global climate system and why it should
A rare and endangered mottled wood owl (Strix ocellata) has been sighted in Prayagraj.
The 54-year-old Monson Mavunkal, who took all his high profile guests into his fold by showcasing antiques in his collection which he claimed included the "staff of Moses" and "two of the 30 silver co
The late Jnanpith award-winning author Indira Goswami was a great literary writer of her generation and a feminist icon. Most of her major works have been translated from Assamese into English; howeve
Term it colonialism in reverse. A seminal book brings together the striking botanical art of Indian origin spanning a period of 300 years drawn mostly from original works held in the collections of th
What is the best way to save Goa from deforestation?
It was an epic battle that cost the lives of 110 valiant soldiers of the Indian Army who stood steadfast against a marauding force of 5,000 attackers and prevented a possible Chinese occupation of the
Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed ancient tools once used in religious rituals at a temple site in Kafr el-Sheikh province north of the capital Cairo, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said
In a first-of-its-kind research study for this poorly studied species, ornithologists discovered the woolly-necked stork prefers irrigation canals over wetlands.
September 17 is commemorated as the World Patient Safety Day, and this year the World Health Organization has come forward with "Safe Maternal & Newborn Care" as the theme to promote better maternity