Feature News, Latest Feature News, Feature caricatures - Oneindia Feature News https://www.oneindia.com/ Get the latest feature news at Oneindia Feature News. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:57:01 +0530 Feature News, Latest Feature News, Feature caricatures - Oneindia Feature News https://www.oneindia.com/ https://images.oneindia.com/images/rss/oneindia-logo.png Get the latest feature news at Oneindia Feature News. Google celebrates the colourful festival of Holi with a doodle https://www.oneindia.com/feature/google-celebrates-the-colourful-festival-of-holi-with-a-doodle-2867549.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/google-celebrates-the-colourful-festival-of-holi-with-a-doodle-2867549.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss It's time for Holi - the age-old festive ritual marking the end of winter, the coming of spring, and symbolically, the triumph of good over evil. On this day, Google has come up with a doodle wishing all the Indians in Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:51:23 +0530 Forest loss, livestock grazing driving Dholes to extinction https://www.oneindia.com/feature/forest-loss-livestock-grazing-driving-dholes-to-extinction-2860536.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/forest-loss-livestock-grazing-driving-dholes-to-extinction-2860536.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Rare to spot in the wild, Dholes, the elusive wild dogs'population is facing severe threat from forest loss and livestock grazing leading to significant a decline. With less than 2,500 individuals surviving in the wild globally, dhole is already extinct in Tue, 05 Mar 2019 22:14:20 +0530 World Wildlife Week: Life below water matters https://www.oneindia.com/feature/world-wildlife-week-life-below-water-matters-2859385.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/world-wildlife-week-life-below-water-matters-2859385.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss For the first time, the UN's World Wildlife Day is highlighting threats to marine life. The theme of World Wildlife Day 2019, which takes place on March 3, is 'Life below water: for people and planet'. Marine wildlife has sustained human Sun, 03 Mar 2019 11:35:04 +0530 West Bengal: Little girl falls from scooter, wild elephant shields her from own herd https://www.oneindia.com/feature/west-bengal-little-girl-falls-from-scooter-wild-elephant-shields-her-from-own-herd-2855670.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/west-bengal-little-girl-falls-from-scooter-wild-elephant-shields-her-from-own-herd-2855670.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Kolkata, Feb 22: In a region fraught with man-animal conflict and bloodshed, here's a story that warms the heart. An elephant stood guard to protect a four-year-old girl, who had fallen down from a scooter, from other members of the herd Fri, 22 Feb 2019 23:59:16 +0530 Pangolin, the most trafficked mammal in the world on verge of extinction https://www.oneindia.com/feature/pangolin-the-most-trafficked-mammal-in-the-world-on-verge-of-extinction-2853651.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/pangolin-the-most-trafficked-mammal-in-the-world-on-verge-of-extinction-2853651.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss New Delhi, Feb 19: They may not make headlines like tigers, elephants or rhinos, but Indian pangolins, the most trafficked mammal in the world are critically endangered and need as much protection as those better known mammals. Last year, TRAFFIC's study Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:46:44 +0530 Human appetite pushing big animals at risk of extinction https://www.oneindia.com/feature/human-appetite-pushing-big-animals-at-risk-of-extinction-2848751.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/human-appetite-pushing-big-animals-at-risk-of-extinction-2848751.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss New Delhi, Feb 08: Earth is home to millions of species. Just one dominates it. Humans have explored and left footprint on nearly every corner of the globe. As our population and needs grow, we are leaving less and less room Fri, 08 Feb 2019 10:59:56 +0530 It's cold outside! How do animals survive? https://www.oneindia.com/feature/its-cold-outside-how-do-animals-survive-2840188.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss https://www.oneindia.com/feature/its-cold-outside-how-do-animals-survive-2840188.html?utm_source=/rss/feature-fb.xml&utm_medium=23.50.225.204&utm_campaign=client-rss Anyone who's walked their dog when temperatures are frigid knows that canines will shiver and favor a cold paw - But what about all the wildlife out there? Won't they be freezing? Winter presents different threats than the summer when it Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:04:06 +0530 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 picked 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. Makar 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 lived 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 of 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