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The Himalayan Salamander

The Himalayan Salamander (Tylototriton verrucosus Anderson, 1871) is the only species of salamander found in India. It is a unique and rare, tailed amphibian (Order Urodela/Caudata) which is endangered and protected under Schedule II part II of the Indian Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. It is a keystone species of the lentic habitats in the eastern Himalayas. It is a member of the ancient family Salamandridae, members of which were known to exist in Europe from the Jurassic era.
It occurs between the altitudes of 1330-2220 metres a.s.l in the Shiwalik, Mahabharat and Chulachuli hills of Eastern Nepal and in the Darjeeling sub-division of West Bengal (India) besides in Bhutan, Kamalang valley in Lohit district of Arunachal Pradesh (India), Ukhrul and Senapati districts of Manipur (India), Kakhein hills of Myanmar, Loei and Chiang Mai provinces of Thailand and in Western China. It is mostly known to inhabit the cloud forests and cool mountain lakes and temporary as well as permanent pools…

Play online casino BUT with caution

Playing casino games without getting duped by unscrupulous casinos is getting tougher by the day. Its because of the sheer number of casino sites all over the internet and most of them are fishy in their dealing which in fact is a serious draw back for people who wants to play via internet. As the saying goes “you can fool some people for all time, all people for some time but you can never ever fool all people for all people.” There are kind hearted people who find out the fishy sites some way or the other to inform rest of us about which sites are good bad or ugly. They rate these online casino sites on various criteria which is stringent enough to make a player secure while playing from casinos rated by them . It also consists reviews of what others people told about the respective casinos. So it is a great source for the newcomer and the veterans as well to safely play on the net with a substantial decrease in chances of getting duped. The site is also rich in other information ,…

Communal Amity

The present state of affairs in our society is no doubt a curse to the mankind . This is certainly due to our disloyalty to God. We have d4eviated from the noble path of humanity. The onset of Ramzam month is an excellent opportunity to realize and fulfill the objectives of mankind. Like other Islamic festivals, Ramzan is observed for full enlightenment. It stresses the need to share social responsibilities through sacrifice by keeping restr4aibns on all our senses. It is the right time to challenge the Muslim masses for sharing responsibilities to eradicate social and moral crisis prevailing in the society.
The crucial need of the present day India is stalwarts like Maulana Abul Kalam Azad for whom books were his life, Hindustan his heart and Islam his spirit. It is heartening to see that the government and some active organizations have realized the importance of the role of Islamic luminaries for that they have invited Fatwas on some major national communal issue our Islamic scholar…

Its not enough to shoot ! You should share also.

Taking videos is quite common throughout the world for those who beleives in capturing moments of life's bit of exitement. Those who indulges in capturing these moments also likes to share them . Its no more a secret that some of the greatest shots are taken by ametuers which creates a ripple among those who sees it like the scene of hanging of Saddam Hussain taken by a mobile cam or for that matter the shots taken during the assasination of Benazir Bhutto. Though not always this serious in nature people all over the world keeps recording interesting bits on their recorders and now there is a serious opportunity for those who loves to shoot memorable moments of life. For they can be awarded handsomely to share their prized shoot and nominate them against other videos taken by by someone like him somewhere else. Its not only about the hefty prizes you get while joing this community you get to meet lively people who shares your passion of capturing life. The community pays weekly as…