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Decoded: Patterns of lion, tiger and leopard attacks on humans https://www.oneindia.com/feature/decoded-patterns-of-lion-tiger-and-leopard-attacks-on-humans-2839026.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/decoded-patterns-of-lion-tiger-and-leopard-attacks-on-humans-2839026.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Incidences of attacks on humans vary with each cat species, the area and duration of these being more in the case of lions, as compared to tigers or leopards. Lions live in prides of large numbers, with risky behavior Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:09:05 +0530 Climate change is turning sea turtles female https://www.oneindia.com/feature/climate-change-is-turning-sea-turtles-female-2836930.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/climate-change-is-turning-sea-turtles-female-2836930.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss For green turtles, the future is female. More than 52 percent of all green turtles are born female, and new research suggests the number will grow as the climate warms. By the end of the century, scientists estimate, as many as Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:33:57 +0530 Here's why birds hate Sankranti https://www.oneindia.com/feature/here-is-why-birds-hate-sankranti-2836464.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/here-is-why-birds-hate-sankranti-2836464.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss New Delhi, Jan 14: Makar Sankranti 2019, the harvest festival is celebrated with much fervour across the country. While people enjoy the festival with much vigour, there are these birds who are at the receiving end during the festival. Mon, 14 Jan 2019 11:27:50 +0530 National Youth Day: Tallest Vivekananda statue set for launch https://www.oneindia.com/feature/national-youth-day-tallest-vivekananda-statue-set-for-launch-2835799.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/national-youth-day-tallest-vivekananda-statue-set-for-launch-2835799.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Ranchi, Jan 12: Every year, January 12 is celebrated as National Youth Day (Yuva Diwas) across the country with great pomp and fervour.  In 1984, the government said that "the philosophy of Swamiji and the ideals for which he Sat, 12 Jan 2019 02:00:58 +0530 What is NCAP? Know all about National Clean Air Plan https://www.oneindia.com/feature/what-is-ncap-know-about-national-clean-air-plan-2835196.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/what-is-ncap-know-about-national-clean-air-plan-2835196.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss New Delhi: In an attempt to curb the extreme air pollution levels across cities in India, the Union Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Dr Harsh Vardhan has released the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP). Launching of this programme give Thu, 10 Jan 2019 22:14:38 +0530 How shoot-at-sight order at Kaziranga saved Rhinos from extinction https://www.oneindia.com/feature/how-shoot-at-sight-order-at-kaziranga-saved-rhinos-from-extinction-2833566.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/how-shoot-at-sight-order-at-kaziranga-saved-rhinos-from-extinction-2833566.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Kaziranga park in Assam, popularly known as India's rhino paradise, remains a conservation success story. Thanks to the park's controversial standing orders to kill poachers caught in the park, an aggressive policy that may be as effective as it is bloody. Tue, 08 Jan 2019 12:11:20 +0530 Merry Christmas! Google wishes Happy Holidays with an animated doodle https://www.oneindia.com/feature/christmas-google-doodle-has-santa-claus-set-for-holiday-deliveries-2827319.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/christmas-google-doodle-has-santa-claus-set-for-holiday-deliveries-2827319.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss It's that festive time of year again! The Google Doodle is decorated with the various Christmas ornaments and instead of 'L' alphabet of Google's logo there is a decorated Christmas tree with gifts kept below it. That's not all, there are Tue, 25 Dec 2018 03:24:12 +0530 Gujarat: With 35 deaths in 3 months, govt launches plan to conserve Asiatic lions https://www.oneindia.com/feature/gujarat-with-35-deaths-in-3-months-govt-launches-plan-to-conserve-asiatic-lions-2826468.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/gujarat-with-35-deaths-in-3-months-govt-launches-plan-to-conserve-asiatic-lions-2826468.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Ahmedabad, Dec 22: The Gujarat government has launched the 'Asiatic Lion Conservation Project' with an aim to protect and conserve the world's last ranging free population of Asiatic Lion and its associated ecosystem. The decision came two days after three asiatic Sat, 22 Dec 2018 20:02:25 +0530 Will growing demand for traditional Chinese medicine threaten wildlife? https://www.oneindia.com/feature/will-growing-demand-for-traditional-chinese-medicine-threaten-wildlife-2826371.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/will-growing-demand-for-traditional-chinese-medicine-threaten-wildlife-2826371.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss The growing demand for traditional Chinese medicine throughout the world has inadvertently increased the threat to wildlife. Endangered animals, such as the tiger and rhinoceros, are already facing the pressures of habitat destruction and the trade in skins, horns and furs. Sat, 22 Dec 2018 16:13:15 +0530 Google Doodle celebrates the Winter Solstice 2018, the shortest day of the year https://www.oneindia.com/feature/google-doodle-celebrates-the-winter-solstice-2018-the-shortest-day-of-the-year-2825738.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/google-doodle-celebrates-the-winter-solstice-2018-the-shortest-day-of-the-year-2825738.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss While people across the world have already experienced bone-chilling temperatures, the official start of winter doesn't occur until Friday - the date of this year's winter solstice. The annual winter solstice brings us the shortest day and longest night Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:16:44 +0530 Human elephant conflict: After trenches and walls fail, 'disco lights' keep jumbos at bay https://www.oneindia.com/feature/human-elephant-conflict-after-trenches-and-walls-fail-disco-lights-keep-jumbos-at-bay-2820251.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/human-elephant-conflict-after-trenches-and-walls-fail-disco-lights-keep-jumbos-at-bay-2820251.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Bengaluru, Dec 10: At a time when hundreds of kilometres of solar fencing and trenches around the sanctuary area have failed to prevent elephants from raiding human habitations, unique methods like use of disco, LED lights with siren and bio-acoustics are Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:49:19 +0530 Human-animal conflict: 89% of dwellers are willing to move out from protected forest areas https://www.oneindia.com/feature/human-animal-conflict-89-of-dwellers-are-willing-move-from-prom-protected-area-2815119.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/human-animal-conflict-89-of-dwellers-are-willing-move-from-prom-protected-area-2815119.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Bengaluru, Nov 29: The killing of the man-eating tigress of Yavatmal and the subsequent controversy has brought into focus the lack of man-animal conflict management in habitats outside protected areas such as wildlife sanctuaries and national parks. The task of conservation Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:12:37 +0530 Tiger deaths due to poaching raises alarm in Rajasthan https://www.oneindia.com/feature/tiger-deaths-due-to-poaching-raises-alarm-in-rajasthan-2800652.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/tiger-deaths-due-to-poaching-raises-alarm-in-rajasthan-2800652.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Recurring incidents of poachers infiltrating into Sariska (STR) have set alarm bells ringing for the Tiger Reserve forest department. Sariska, where poaching had wiped out entire tiger population a decade ago, seems to have been inviting trouble again. While a tiger Mon, 29 Oct 2018 22:55:55 +0530 Turtle sanctuary a hurdle to Ganga project, set to be removed https://www.oneindia.com/feature/turtle-sanctuary-a-hurdle-ganga-project-set-to-be-removed-2800113.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/turtle-sanctuary-a-hurdle-ganga-project-set-to-be-removed-2800113.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss The ‘Kachhua' or Turtle Wildlife Sanctuary (TWS), the world's only protected area dedicated to freshwater turtles, situated in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's constituency Varanasi, is set to be wiped off the conservation map of India. Authorities have cited the Mon, 29 Oct 2018 02:20:43 +0530 There are only 6 tiger subspecies left in the world: Here's why they are going extinct https://www.oneindia.com/feature/worrying-trend-number-of-tigers-dwindling-only-6-sub-species-left-2799768.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/worrying-trend-number-of-tigers-dwindling-only-6-sub-species-left-2799768.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Six different sub-species of tigers exist today, scientists confirmed amid hopes the findings will boost efforts to save the fewer than 4,000 free-range big cats that remain in the world. The six include the Bengal tiger, Amur tiger, South China Sun, 28 Oct 2018 06:00:00 +0530 Tableaux procession adds sparkle to Dasara https://www.oneindia.com/feature/tableaux-procession-adds-sparkle-to-dasara-2795486.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/tableaux-procession-adds-sparkle-to-dasara-2795486.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Mysore Dussehra celebrations are a completely different sight. While Jumboo Savari is a treat to watch with Majestic Arjuna, carrying the 750-Kg Golden Howdah with the idol of Goddess Chamundeshwari, folk dances and tableaux is complete eye-grabbing. Numerous folk Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:54:36 +0530 How majestic jumbos are groomed for Jamboo Savari https://www.oneindia.com/feature/how-majestic-jumbos-are-groomed-for-jamboo-savari-2795333.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/how-majestic-jumbos-are-groomed-for-jamboo-savari-2795333.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Dasara elephants, which have been synonymous with the popular jamboo savari have the time of their lives during their sojourn here in the run-up to the 10-day festivities. The elephants are extended warm hospitality and, in turn, the massive animals take Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:12:05 +0530 The Elephants of Dasara, a sight to behold! https://www.oneindia.com/feature/the-elephants-of-dasara-a-sight-to-behold-2795321.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/the-elephants-of-dasara-a-sight-to-behold-2795321.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Arjuna, the 56 years old incredibly eye-catching elephant, who lives much of the year in a forest camp is all set to carry the golden-howdah during the Jamboo Savari, the grand Dasara finale in Mysuru. Female elephants 39-year-old Kaveri and 60-year-old Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:10:22 +0530 KRS dam in Mysuru enthrals everyone with 3D lighting https://www.oneindia.com/feature/krs-dam-in-mysuru-enthrals-everyone-with-3d-lighting-2795233.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/krs-dam-in-mysuru-enthrals-everyone-with-3d-lighting-2795233.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Apart from the traditional pomp and gaiety associated with Dasara, the grand illumination of roads, heritage buildings, circles and dams has become synonymous with the festive celebration for years. Sight-seeing during night at the illuminated KRS Dam and Brindavan Thu, 18 Oct 2018 23:18:50 +0530 Colours riot on Dasara elephants https://www.oneindia.com/feature/colours-riot-on-dasara-elephants-2794858.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/colours-riot-on-dasara-elephants-2794858.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss The cynosure of all eyes, the 'Naada Habba' (Dasara Festival) in Mysuru is incomplete without the presence of 12 caparisoned elephants drawn from different elephant camps in Karnataka. Watching the jumbos cover the 4.8 km procession route from Mysuru Palace to Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:32:00 +0530