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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 …

Zoology

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, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan agree to discuss rail project | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

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

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 …

India

New bird found in India is incredibly musical - Futurity

A very musical song helped scientists discover a new bird species in the forests of India. Listen to it sing.

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 …

Tourism

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 …

India

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 …

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 …

Environmentalism

Putin probably approved London murder of Litvinenko: British inquiry

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 …

Travel Photography

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 …

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 …

Heart waterfall Photo by Benchawan Ben — National Geographic Your Shot

Photography

National Geographic contributors embrace Fox deal with ample caution

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 partnership with National Geographic Society to form a for-profit joint venture, many people …

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

Travel Photography

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

Nature

Lord Ganesha Photo by Pradyut Alemyan — National Geographic Your Shot

Photography

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 …

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

Nature

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

Nature

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

Nature

Cartoon: Rupert Murdoch's National Geographic

×<p>Tag History<p>Climate Change ClimateChange Comics Fox News RupertMurdoch created by at 11/10/2015 10:25 PM<br>• Climate Change ClimateChange Comics Fox News …

A Week In the Life of a Fulbright Digital Storytelling Fellow

Changing Planet<p>As I spend the next nine months roaming Japan for my Fulbright National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship, a lot of my friends and family have wondered what I do on a weekly basis.<p>Every week is different, and this one was no exception. It was actually one of my busiest, so I …

Japan

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