Elephant Hit By Train In West Bengal’s Dooars Passes Away After Struggling For Hours

Another man-animal conflict story was reported in West Bengal when a train engine hit an elephant trying to cross the tracks, critically injuring the animal. The incident happened on Friday, September 27 in the Jalpaiguri district of the state, reports India Today. It was a normal day until the engine of the 75741 SGUJ-DBB (Siliguri-Dhubri) […]

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I’m a Scientist and Greta Thunberg’s Speech to Congress Inspires Me

I was honored to meet Greta Thunberg, the 16-year old climate activist who started weekly climate strikes and the hashtag #FridaysForFuture, which have in turn inspired many young people to strike in their hometowns. Greta and her fellow members of the youth climate movement asked adults to join Friday September 20th for a global strike. […]

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Greta Thunberg to UN: ‘We will never forgive you’

The 16 year old climate activist Greta Thunberg has delivered a sharp rebuke to world leaders, saying their inaction over global warming was failing future generations and pushing the world towards an era of “mass extinction.” Ms Thunberg said the failure of politicians and lawmakers to tackle climate change meant “people are suffering, people are […]

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For The 1st Time, Govt Approves Cannabis Research In UP & Uttarakhand

The narcotics department of the revenue wing of the Union finance ministry has given the green light on a research and development (R&D) project on cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). CBD has medicinal uses, while THC is the primary psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. According to The Times of India, cannabis will now be grown at […]

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All that you need to know about Ganesh Chaturthi!

Ganpati Bappa Morya! There are still a few more hours to go for Ganesh Chaturthi and the President of India has already conveyed his wishes to his citizens. Twitter and Facebook are flooded with Ganesh Chaturthi tweets and posts. So, what is it about this festival that has spread its fever across the Indian Hindus […]

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