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Tigers Leap In Shrinking Turf

Tigers Leap In Shrinking Turf

Jul 17, 2020

With an estimated 2,967 tigers as per 2018 census, India has 75 per cent of the global tiger population, and doubled its count four years before its 2022 target.

India’s Tiger Guinness Record: Head Count Up In Shrinking Habitat

India’s Tiger Guinness Record: Head Count Up In Shrinking Habitat

Jul 16, 2020

The fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation 2018 set Guinness world record for being the world’s largest camera-trap wildlife survey

The C-Company

The C-Company

Jun 12, 2020

How COVID-19 kills? Frankly, we know little. The cunning, stubborn virus acts like no pathogen modern science has ever seen. Here’s a snapshot of what we know so far, based on publicly available data and studies/reports, some published at warp speed and not yet peer reviewed at the time of publication.

Life And Death In Time of Corona: When Video Calls Can't Fill The Void

Life And Death In Time of Corona: When Video Calls Can't Fill The Void

May 01, 2020

Una­ssailable emptiness separates Gourisankar Bora from his wife and their newborn child. “No amount of video calls can fill that void,” says the first-time father, a senior analyst with an insurance solutions company in Bangalore.

A Menagerie Feels The Fire

A Menagerie Feels The Fire

Feb 26, 2020

This racy graphic tale of Partition scoops out reality and allegorises the state of the nation

Banaras Diary

Banaras Diary

Jan 09, 2020

Ghats, galis, gaalis, gyan, pealing temple bells, mue­zzin’s call to prayer, karma, dharma, a lifetime of riddhis, a home for the dying, mukti, moksha...In Outlook this week, a diary from Kashi.

The Birth Of Politics And The Politics Of Birth In Assam Is Complex

The Birth Of Politics And The Politics Of Birth In Assam Is Complex

Dec 19, 2019

In other Indian states, the primacy of linguistic majority is inviolable. Assam, battered by the human weight of Partition and repeated waves thereafter, has sought it in vain.

24 Hours In Life Of Rofikul Islam: Quack-Quack, Hoot-Hoot -- Of Ducks And Owls

24 Hours In Life Of Rofikul Islam: Quack-Quack, Hoot-Hoot -- Of Ducks And Owls

Nov 21, 2019

Rofikul Islam is a professional wildlife guard and much in demand for his amazing knowledge of birds and animals. Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia is among his top clients

Terhuomia Of Kohima

Terhuomia Of Kohima

Jul 03, 2019

Two women, two generations. They sing of Nagaland—immutable and in constant flux.

Meet Me In 2029

Meet Me In 2029

Feb 28, 2019

Here’s the Future Sid, chewing for us all that’s now brewing in the 2019 petridish

Something To Crow About

Something To Crow About

Oct 24, 2018

Birding guides, those sharp-eyed experts, can actually show you birds you might pray to see

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