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Animals’ SOS. Urgent. In a Zoo. Better outside.

photo courtesy: coloribus.com Animals’ SOS. Urgent. In a Zoo. Better outside.The 140 year old zoo in Buenos Aires, Argentina has decided to let its inmates return to more natural settings. Readers may recollect Sandra, the...
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Thiruvannamalai: Grave Threat to Grove Eco-system

photo courtesy: TheHindu.com It is both a chicken and egg dilemma and a vicious cycle. First, there are some natural elements. In this case the mountain and the grove of native trees at Thiruvannamalai near Chennai...
Bhopal Petition,

Remember Bhopal,1984 ? Sofia Ashraf sings to encourage more signs !

photo courtesy: newIndianExpress.com Sofia Ashraf , a Chennai based rapper has created a music video to encourage people to sign a petition by the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal. Please check the link  below. https://wh.gov/isOdv Sofia Ashraf...
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Wiser to let your Wit be your wig!

photo courtesy: natalie portman, RefinedGuy.com It is sad to note the death of a house surgeon who recently died following a hair transplant treatment in Chennai. Whether Silicon implants, nose jobs, or more recently hair transplant...
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Code Orange? Flout and Pollute! Green Bill, we will Dilute!

courtesy: The Times of India The Modi Government is understandably under pressure to show improved economic metrics. It has three more years before the next General Elections. The first two years (for various reasons which maybe beyond the BJP government’s...
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This Green is Gross. Pollution Paints Precious Prizes (Heritage)!

photocourtesy: Techtimes.com The Number One reason for most Tourists visiting India is – The Taj Mahal. We do have some opinions questioning the background to this Wonder of the World. But the ‘official’ version makes for...
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Making Mountains, Creating Clouds, Defying Des-er-tiny!

photo courtesy: abudhabi2.com In the Mahabharatha, Krishna saves his community from incessant rains by taking refuge of the Gowardhana mountain. Now, the United Arab Emirates seeks remedy from the aridness by creating a mountain. The...
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Fire in the Forest……….Run, Run, Run!

photo courtesy: indianexpress.com First through water in the Chennai rains. Now through fires in the forests of Uttarakhand. Man can create forest fires either inadvertently by throwing a cigarette butt amongst dried grass or in a...
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“Adarsh thou art and to dust returnest”: Bombay HC directs demolition

The land belongs to the Ministry of Defence. There had also been a plan by the Army to build houses for Kargil War widows. But Politicians and Bureaucrats at very Senior levels in Maharashtra...
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Many may cry…Eknath, Waste Not….but OfKhadse not I.

Dear Shri Eknath Khadseji, Trains carrying water are running regularly to Latur. The need to conserve water must therefore be on top of the average mind. Some reports say you went to Belkund village (near Later airport,...