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Deepak Dalal: A Book Writer For Children

Deepak Dalal: A Book Writer For Children

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Despite having no formal education in literature and natural science, Deepak Dalal brought the miraculous experiences of exploring nature to the children through his books. Deepak Dalal is very fond of bird and wildlife photography, travel, windsurfing, and sailing. All these interests enrich his writings. Very few people take up writing children’s books as a profession. This option is quite different from the normal professions like computer engineering, medicine, accounting, etc. Early life of Deepak Dalal Deepak did his early studies in Lovedale, Ooty. After that, he earned a degree in Chemical Engineering. Deepak's family was in the engineering industry, so he also made it his profession without thinking. While studying engineering, his attention was drawn to the magazi...
GPS Is Being Installed Inside Garuda.

GPS Is Being Installed Inside Garuda.

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Garuda or eagle is a rare bird of India as well as the world. In the last few years, the number of the rare big Garuda in Assam has been decreasing continuously. Apart from this, its number is also decreasing in Cambodia. But it is a matter of happiness that its number is increasing rapidly in Kadwa Diara of Bhagalpur. These birds of stark species have liked the air of Bhagalpur. After the iron Sarang, Janghil, and Ghonghil birds, now the rare big Garuda and small Garuda have also started making this their habitat. Taking this matter seriously, the government has sanctioned Rs 53.13 lakh for them. What is the project? Rings with GPS trackers will be installed in the Garudas so that their monitoring will be done. For this, the state government has given Rs 53.13 lakh to the fores...
Isaac Kehimkar Of Bombay Natural History Society

Isaac Kehimkar Of Bombay Natural History Society

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Isaac Kehimkar, associated with the Bombay Natural History Society, has been involved in conservation work for nearly 20 years. Isaac has acquired many skills due to his multifaceted interests, which include cinematography, horticulture, designing special gardens for butterflies and birds, etc. He is very fond of photography and traveling. He has visited national parks and forest areas located in different parts of the country. source: hormonyindia.org Isaac's Childhood Isaac grew up in Govandi, a suburb of Mumbai in Maharashtra. There was a huge garden in his house to play in. There was a pond near the house in which he used to go to catch fish and crabs. Because, there was no club or playground for entertainment, so nature was his playground. And thus Isaac’s childhood passed i...
Doctor Salim Ali: Bird Man Of India

Doctor Salim Ali: Bird Man Of India

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Salim Ali was a well-known ornithologist,  wildlife conservationist, and naturalist of India. He is often known as the "Bird Man of India".  He has surveyed almost every single bird of India.  After the survey, he used to write very well about the birds.  He has also written many books, in which "The book of Indian bird" is quite famous.  source: secon.in Personal Details He was born on 12 November 1896 in the Bombay Presidency.  He belonged to the Sulemani Bohra family, the ninth and youngest child of Moizuddin. By the time Ali was three years old, both his parents had died. Along with his siblings, Ali raised by his maternal uncle Amiruddin Tyabji and aunt Hamida Begum in a middle-class family in Khetwadi, Mumbai. According to his biography in "...