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Maoists used rockets on securiy personnel in Chhattisgarh; Toll at 22

Around 2,000 jawans were mobilized from five camps of security forces in Sukma and Bijapur districts to launch counterinsurgency operations

04 Apr 2021 4:20 PM

Brazil's celebrity cobra sparks probe into animal trafficking

So far the probe has led to the firing of two officials at the Brazilian environmental regulator for facilitating fraudulent import permits

25 Jul 2020 12:30 PM

5.5-feet Cobra found inside box of grocery items ordered by Odisha man; see video

According to reports, Mrityu Kumar, a resident of ward number 5, Rairangpur had ordered grocery products from Vijayawada.

27 Aug 2019 11:42 AM

Dog fights with cobra to save owner’s family

The pet dog guarding their gate spotted the reptile and prevented it from entering into the house.

08 Jun 2019 4:44 AM

Snake rescued from near PM residence

The team scoured the room and eventually found a cobra amidst a pile of storage boxes.

23 Aug 2018 6:06 AM


Dilli Haat sees unlikely visitor in 5-foot-long cobra

Venomous snake was found inside assistant engineer's office of Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation branch.

06 Oct 2017 11:26 AM

Delhi Secretariat’s unusual visitor: 2-ft-long monitor lizard found in premises, causes stir

After being kept under observation for a few hours the lizard was released back into its natural habitat.

24 Sep 2017 12:42 PM

Cobra regurgitates another snake which had left it writhing in pain

The snake was choking when a farmer spotted it and decided to help remove the snake by presisng with a stick.

28 Aug 2017 1:49 PM

Dog dies saving his master’s family from cobra in Odisha

The dog died after killing the snake and saved its master’s family.

27 Aug 2017 4:34 AM

Demonetisation has broken backbone of Naxal activity: Chhattisgarh CM

Chhattisgarh has been in the grip of the Naxal menace for quite a long time, disrupting normal life and causing damage to life and property.

22 Jul 2017 3:01 PM


20-year-old mother dies from snake bite in Aarey

Kadu was fast asleep with her seven-month-old baby when the snake bit her.

13 Jul 2017 6:34 AM

18 Naxals shot dead in Sukma operation in June: Chhattisgarh police

Operation 'Prahaar', was conducted by the CRPF, the CoBRA, the state police's STF and DRG between June 23 and 25.

06 Jul 2017 12:20 PM

Cops in China pull out huge cobra out of car engine

The snake was 10-ft-long and weighed around 4.6 kg.

21 Jun 2017 4:58 PM

Video: Snake slithers into Malaysian home

The king cobra, which is still not caught is seen slithering across a residential apartment

20 Jun 2017 5:12 PM

CRPF cites non-disclosure under RTI act, refuses to publish fake encounter report

Extra judicial killings are violation of human rights and do not come under the exemption from making disclosures under the RTI Act.

04 Jun 2017 2:13 PM


Footage of cobra swallowing plastic bottle goes viral

The vilagers rejoiced after the snake managed to spit out the bottle and said that it may have mistaken the bottle for a rodent.

29 May 2017 6:49 PM

8 Naxals arrested from Sukma for attack on CRPF which killed 25

With this, the number of ultras arrested for the April 24 attack has risen to 17, officials said.

17 May 2017 9:33 AM

Woman faces abuse from snake ‘lovers’

The ‘sarp mitras’ are divided into two groups, one of which seem to be target Kadam.

26 Apr 2017 3:36 AM

Selfie with cobra proves fatal as man gets stung on head

Baburan Jakhar noticed that he was stung on his head, but was ignored by the snake charmer.

12 Apr 2017 2:39 PM

How cobras developed flesh-eating venom decoded

Cobras are killers in Africa and Asia, and cause crippling social and economic burdens through the number of survivors who need amputations.

16 Mar 2017 4:43 PM