National Geographic: News

22 Feb 2023


Meet Karthik Subramaniam—National Geographic's 'Pictures of the Year' contest winner 

Indian-origin Karthik Subramaniam has won National Geographic's prestigious "Picture of the Year" contest for his photograph "Dance of Eagles," which was taken in Alaska.

10 Apr 2022


'Explorer: The Last Tepui' premieres on Earth Day; trailer out

National Geographic and Disney+ are going all out to celebrate the upcoming Earth Day on April 22.

16 Oct 2020


Punjab: Shaurya Chakra awardee, who fought Khalistanis, shot dead

Balwinder Singh Sandhu, a brave civilian who fought Khalistani terrorists for years, was today shot dead by unknown assailants in the Bhikhiwind village of Tarn Taran district in Punjab.

17 Mar 2020


Discovery's OTT service launched in India, priced at Rs. 300/year

Leading infotainment network Discovery has barged into the OTT space with its own content streaming app - Discovery Plus.

01 Dec 2019


Now, you can get Apple News+ free (not in India)

Apple's News+ is often hailed as the Netflix for news, thanks to its humongous assortment of publications and the tempting $10/month price tag.

06 Sep 2019


Chandrayaan-2 will make India a global powerhouse: Former NASA astronaut

After traveling for nearly two months in space, Chandrayaan-2, India's second-ever mission to the Moon, is ready to set foot on its destination, tonight.

23 May 2019

Star India

Tata Sky launches new Broadcaster Packs starting at Rs. 49

As an addition to its portfolio of Broadcaster Packs, Tata Sky has introduced new regional pack from Star India for its subscribers.

13 May 2019


'Sacred Games 2', National Geographic posters shot on this smartphone

OnePlus's first-ever true flagship phone, the OnePlus 7 Pro, is once again making headlines for its camera capabilities.

03 May 2019


'Crazy Rich Asians' director, Netflix to retell Thai cave rescue

Netflix is working on a project on last year's dramatic rescue of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were trapped inside a cave in Tham Luang, Thailand.

27 Mar 2019


iOS 12.2 update crashed Apple News app, annoying users

Just a day ago, Apple unveiled its Apple News+ service to offer a humongous assortment of magazines and newspapers for a price as low as $9.99.

Credit card, Apple TV+, Arcade: Everything Apple announced yesterday

A few hours ago, Apple hosted a 'special event' at the Steve Jobs Theater and unveiled a slew of products to expand the services side of its business.

26 Nov 2018

Iron Man

This 12-year-old boy is building ship to clean the oceans

A 12-year-old me was a puberty-hit gawky teenager, obsessing over SRK after watching him in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.

10 Nov 2018

Russia News

#AnotherSide: Viral video of cub climbing snowy slope worries experts

The internet was in awe of a video that showed a cub fighting adversities to get to his mother bear on a snowy slope.

12 Aug 2018


President Kovind to watch special-screening of 'The President's Bodyguard' documentary

President Ram Nath Kovind will watch a special screening of National Geographic's "The President's Bodyguard" documentary at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

04 Jun 2018

Sushil Kumar Modi

Harsh Vardhan seeks states' help to achieve environment-related targets

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today said if states work together, the country will achieve all its environment-related targets within a year.

02 May 2018


Piyush Goyal: NASA images depict humongous change in India's brightness

Two interesting images released by NASA established a significant change of brightness in India in 2016, compared to 2013.

15 Nov 2017


Here's how a social enterprise is facilitating India's toilet revolution

India has set aside $40bn to ensure it's open-defecation free by 2019.

06 May 2017

Prime Minister

Rupert Murdoch, the man Bill O'Reilly calls boss

Since we have been nitpicking too much on Bill O'Reilly owing to the recent scandals, this will be a good time to also remember what kind of a man he works for.

04 Feb 2017


Didn't expect this from Pakistan- 'The Afghan Girl'

NatGeo's famed "Afghan Girl" Sharbat Gula expressed disappointment over how she was treated in Pakistan.

10 Nov 2016


Sharbat Gula returns to Afghanistan

Sharbat Gula, who had appeared on Nat Geo's magazine, arrived back to her home-country of Afghanistan and was welcomed by President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul.

09 Nov 2016


Afghanistan seeks Indian treatment for Gula

Afghan officials have reached out to India, seeking treatment for Sharbat Gula who is suffering from Hepatitis C; the Indian government is yet to get a formal extradition request.

02 Nov 2016


Pakistan court denies Sharbat Gula's bail plea

Sharbat Gula, who was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) since 26th October, 2016 has been denied bail by a court in Peshawar.

21 Oct 2016

Northern Ireland

Kerala's Kakkathuruthu Island featured on NatGeo's list

Kakkathuruthu Island in Kerala's backwaters has made it to 'Around the World in 24 hours' list compiled by the National Geographic.