Tag Archives: Arunachal Pradesh

Himalayan Forest Thrush bird Named After Salim Ali as ‘Zoothera salimalii’

Father of Indian Ornithalogy or bird-watching has been honoured 29 years after his demise by his genre who named a newly discovered bird species after him, while a bat species was named after him earlier. The ‘Birdman of India’ was honoured by Goa with a bird sanctuary named after him. The bird, Himalayan Forest Thrush has been named Zoothera salimalii, ...

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New butterfly species discovered in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh, located in the extreme North-East of India boasts a very rich wildlife and biodiversity ranging from panthers, leopards, elephants, rhinoceros, rodents, and what not. A new discovery of a petite butterfly species has only added to its rich reserves. Photo Credit: Alias 0591 The butterfly namely “Banded Tit” (Hypolycaena Narada) was discovered in the verdant forests of the ...

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E-Visa in Return for Stapled Visa? Modi Move Puzzles Nation

Not merely Congress leader P. Chidambaram but the entire nation was taken aback when Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered e-visas to Chinese visitors unsolicited. Congress leader P Chidambaram called it a puzzling decision made by the BJP government despite the fact China still gives “stapled visas” to people from Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh, caliming that these territories are ...

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