• The ghost snake was found within the Ankarana National Park

    See Pic! Researchers discover 'ghost snake' species in Madagascar

    World | September 06, 2016 11:04 IST

    Researchers have discovered a ’ghost snake’ — a new species of elusive, pale grey reptiles dwelling in Madagascar. The ghost snake was found within the Ankarana National Park in northern Madagascar in February 2014. The

  • 35 killed by cyclone chedza in madagascar

    35 killed by cyclone Chedza in Madagascar

    World | January 21, 2015 9:52 IST

    Antananarivo: At least 35 people were killed by cyclone Chedza, which hit Madagascar Jan 16 and 17, the National Disaster Risk Management Office (BNGRC) said Tuesday.BNGRC recorded 117,181 people affected by floods due to heavy

  • plague kills 40 in madagascar

    Plague kills 40 in Madagascar

    World | November 22, 2014 10:34 IST

    Antananarivo: At least 40 people were killed in an outbreak of plague in Madagascar, a media report said Saturday.The disease may spread rapidly as fleas on the island have been found with high levels of

  • 86 000 kids working in mines in madagascar ilo

    86,000 kids working in mines in Madagascar: ILO

    World | July 20, 2013 12:02 IST

    Antananarivo (Madagascar), July 20: As many as 86,000 children are working in mines in Madagascar, an International Labour Organisation (ILO) official has revealed, adding some of them work to help parents in sapphires or gold

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