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India develops three lentil varieties to cut imports, curb prices

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has developed three lentil varieties of a particular strain that was banned five decades ago amid concerns that it led to nerve damage and paralysis, a move aimed at stepping up local supplies to curb domestic prices and cut imports.<p>A labourer carries a sack filled with …

India

Long Thought To Be Extinct, Bizarre Tree Frog Surfaces In India

For nearly 150 years, a bizarre tree frog species in India was believed to be extinct.<p>Now, scientists have found the elusive <i>Frankixalus jerdonii</i> in India's West Bengal state, in the foothills of the Himalayas.<p>Last seen in the wild in 1870, the frogs were rediscovered by accident during a 2007 …

Mumbai to get India's first LGBT radio cab service next year

India could soon get its first fleet of radio cabs run by LGBT driver. Called Wings Rainbow, the initiative hopes to dispel prejudices and boost …

India

India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan agree to discuss rail project

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal have agreed to begin discussions on the possibility of having a rail network connecting the four SAARC countries …

India

Finance Ministry to hire legal firms to represent India in arbitrations

The Finance Ministry is considering engaging law firms to represent India in disputes, including arbitrations, under its investment and trade …

New bird found in India is incredibly musical

A bird that lives in the forests of northeastern India and sings a very melodic tune is a whole new species, scientists report.<p>Listen to it sing:<p>The …

Birds

Yatra brings in Travel-Logs for new urban tours brand

Indian OTA Yatra.com has acqui-hired tours specialist Travel-Logs and will use it at the basis for a new product range to be known as Metro X.<p>Metro X …

How a student's suicide has reignited a debate over caste in India

One day last week, Rohith Vemula was protesting his suspension from Hyderabad Center University in southern India.<p>The next day, the 26-year-old PhD student hanged himself, leaving behind a suicide note that read, "My birth is my fatal accident."<p>Vemula's death Sunday has sparked an outcry and …

300 Sea Turtles Found Dead on Indian Beach

As many as 300 olive ridley sea turtles and a bottlenose dolphin were found dead on Puri Beach in Odisha, India on Wednesday. While the exact cause …

Turtles

Saapaadu Ready: Travels With My Mother's South Indian Kitchen

We are packing for a trip. My parents, my uncle, and I are about to drive eight hours from my uncle's house in Raleigh, North Carolina, to Birmingham, Alabama, where we will stay with my cousin Manu for a week. In preparation, my mother, Viji, has piled the following items in the middle of the …

South India

IGC sees global grains stocks climbing to 29-year high

LONDON (Reuters) - Global grain stocks at the end of the 2015/16 season could reach their highest level in 29 years, the International Grains Council said on Thursday, due to generally favourable harvest prospects.<p>A squirrel stretches out on a heap of sacks filled with paddy at a grain market in …

Forestry

Putin probably approved London murder of Litvinenko: British inquiry

LONDON (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin probably approved a 2006 Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210 in London, a British inquiry concluded on Thursday, prompting a row with Moscow.<p>Russia, which had declined to cooperate in …

Russia

National Geographic Just Lost A Load Of Readers After Selling Out To Climate Change Sceptic Rupert Murdoch

National Geographic may have just lost a lot of readers after it emerged climate change sceptic Rupert Murdoch has bought the non-profit company for …

Climate

This is what it takes to get your photo on the cover of a National Geographic magazine

August might be over, but don’t stop snapping vacation photos just yet: Until September 22, <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> is accepting submissions for the cover of its December 2015/January 2016 issue.<p>The 30-year-old magazine is one of the properties of the National Geographic Society (now partly …

Nature

Meet the new National Geographic and weep

Rupert Murdoch and 21st Century Fox recently purchased a majority stake in the beloved science magazine <i>National Geographic,</i> which has done …

Mockups

Stunning images from the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2015 (© A...

Stunning images from the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2015 (© Ajar Setiadi)<p>Superbes images issues du National Geographic Traveler Photo …

National Geographic photographer documents teeny-tiny baby pandas

We're not quite sure what to think of Tuesday. It's certainly not the worst day of the week, but 24 hours short of hump day, it's not really worth celebrating either.<p>Well, we're giving ourselves a reason to smile on Tuesday: pandas.<p>National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale has been Instagramming …

Giant Pandas

Heart waterfall Photo by Benchawan Ben — National Geographic Your Shot

National Geographic contributors embrace Fox deal with ample caution

Magazines,Media,Climate change,21st Century Fox,Rupert Murdoch,US news,US press and publishing<p>Wildlife magazine’s photographers remain guarded over Rupert Murdoch’s influence but insist partnership will replenish funds needed to pursue projects<p>When news broke that 21st Century Fox expanded its …

Swimming in the Lake Photo by Stacy Zelle — National Geographic Your Shot

Early Morning on the Nile Photo by Gerry Walden — National Geographic Your Shot

Lord Ganesha Photo by Pradyut Alemyan — National Geographic Your Shot

National Geographic Photographer Captures Stunning Video From Inside A Crocodile's Mouth

Photographer Trevor Frost, has captured stunning (and terrifying) footage of what the inside of a saltwater crocodile's mouth looks like using a …

Nature Photography

GREETINGS FROM SANTORINI Photo by HULYA COSKUN — National Geographic Your Shot

Light and Dark Photo by Stacy Zelle — National Geographic Your Shot

Dead lime in the middle of the road... Photo by Bob Wall — National Geographic Your Shot

Cartoon: Rupert Murdoch's National Geographic

I was bummed when I heard Rupert Murdoch was purchasing National Geographic. I haven’t read it regularly in years, but it was a huge part of my …

Rupert Murdoch

David Letterman Will Return To TV To Investigate Climate Change For National Geographic

Nowadays, when famous personalities announce their departure from the late night institutions they are known for, retirement doesn’t seem to be the ultimate goal. While Johnny Carson never returned to the spotlight after stepping down as host of <i>The Tonight Show</i>, the same can’t be said for many …

Comedy