Spanning more than 10,000 square kilometres, the Sundarbans region of Bangladesh and India is the biggest mangrove forest on Earth, and also the most critical area for the endangered Bengal tiger, researchers said. read more
A woman walks towards an embankment after tying her cow to higher ground during high tide on Ghoramara Island. Residents of the island want to leave their home as it shrinks every year due to rising seas, but many say they can’t afford it. The 4.6 sq km island, part of the Sundarbans delta on the Bay of Bengal, has nearly halved in size over the past two decades, according to village elders.
Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh lost his life in an attack by Pakistani intruders in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district on Sunday. His wife, Shimpu Devi delivered a baby girl hours before his funeral. “She is a daughter of this nation. I wish my daughter too joins the Indian Army and serves the nation like her father. I want her to become an officer in the Indian Army and receives all the facilities she deserves” said Shimpu Devi. She also went to the cremation ground at Seri Ghat. (Hindustan Times)read more
Lance Naik Ranjeet Singh was among the three personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry who fell to the bullets of Pakistani intruders along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri district on Sunday. read more
Black Forest, Germany: The Black Forest inspired the Brothers Grimm stories. It boasts of a dense canopy of evergreen trees. The region is popular for spas and cuckoo clocks have been produced in the region since the 1700s.