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Snake in your backyard? Wildlife rescuers say don’t panic!

Monsoon might be at its fag end, but there’s still at least another month till when there are high chances of you spotting a wild animal or reptile when in Delhi-NCR. Here’s what you ought to do in such a situation.
Wildlife rescuers take a snake back to its natural habitat, after it was spotted in an autorickshaw.
Wildlife rescuers take a snake back to its natural habitat, after it was spotted in an autorickshaw.
Published on Sep 24, 2020 12:25 PM IST
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HIndustan Times | ByMallika Bhagat, New Delhi

Man arrested for killing 30-year-old girlfriend, burying body in backyard

According to police, Akhil and Rakhi were in a relationship for over six years and she started quarrelling with him when she got to know that he was getting married to another woman.
The matter came to light when police found the decomposed body of Rakhi on July 24.(Representative image)
The matter came to light when police found the decomposed body of Rakhi on July 24.(Representative image)
Published on Jul 28, 2019 08:38 AM IST
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Thiruvananthapuram | ByPress Trust of India

Silicon Valley’s Shame: Living in a Van in Google’s Backyard

Thousands of people live in RVs across San Francisco and the broader Bay Area because they can’t afford to rent or buy homes.
A contract security employee for Google opens the door to her RV she lives in and rents for $800 a month in Mountain View. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg(Photographer: David Paul Morris/)
A contract security employee for Google opens the door to her RV she lives in and rents for $800 a month in Mountain View. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg(Photographer: David Paul Morris/)
Updated on May 22, 2019 10:36 AM IST
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Bloomberg | ByEmily Biuso

Pakistan tried to scuttle India’s OIC invite, isolated in its backyard: Sources

Despite Pakistan trying hard to block OIC invite to India, it finds itself isolated in the grouping of Islamic countries, sources in the government have said.
Abu Dhabi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addresses as ‘Guest of Honour’ at the 46th Foreign Ministers' Meeting of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Abu Dhabi, Friday, March 1, 2019.(PTI)
Abu Dhabi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addresses as ‘Guest of Honour’ at the 46th Foreign Ministers' Meeting of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Abu Dhabi, Friday, March 1, 2019.(PTI)
Published on Mar 05, 2019 05:34 PM IST
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ByRezaul Hasan Laskar

Meet the people growing food forests in their backyards

It’s called permaculture and it works on the principle that the less you interfere, the better. These farmers let their plants evolve into forests, even welcome insects and small animals.
Narsanna Koppula has an 11.5-acre perma-farm in Telangana. There are no neat rows, trees coexist with shrubs. As with most such farms, there’s also a small water body built in, home to fish. He keeps bees. The fish make the water nutrient-rich for the plants; the bees help in pollination. Here, he shows enthusiasts around during a permaculture design course.(Sneha Koppula)
Narsanna Koppula has an 11.5-acre perma-farm in Telangana. There are no neat rows, trees coexist with shrubs. As with most such farms, there’s also a small water body built in, home to fish. He keeps bees. The fish make the water nutrient-rich for the plants; the bees help in pollination. Here, he shows enthusiasts around during a permaculture design course.(Sneha Koppula)
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 02:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAnesha George

Great opportunity to beat depleted Australia in their backyard: Sachin Tendulkar

India, who play four Tests from December 6, have never won a series in Australia, with the best being the drawn efforts on the 1980-81, 1985-86 and 2003-04 tours.
Indian batsman Virat Kohli and former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar before the 4th ODI cricket match between India and West Indies at Brabourne Stadium.(AP)
Indian batsman Virat Kohli and former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar before the 4th ODI cricket match between India and West Indies at Brabourne Stadium.(AP)
Updated on Nov 01, 2018 06:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnkit Kumar Singh
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