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Third tiger cub at Patna zoo also dead


September 4th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) All three tiger cubs born at the Patna Zoological Park July 31 have died within a week, succumbing to infection, a zoo official said Tuesday.The last ... Read more...

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Another tiger cub dies in Bihar


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) The death of another tiger cub in the Patna Zoological Park here has shocked zoo officials and wildlife lovers as only last month one of the ... Read more...

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Tiger cub dies, two others critical


August 29th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) The Patna Zoological Park had reason to celebrate in July after tigress Swarna gave birth to three cubs. Just a month later, however, there is a ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh’s Asiatic Lion safari plan finalised


June 10th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), June 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Wildlife Department has completed the master plan for the state's first Lion Safari in Etawah. The department now plans to make ... Read more...

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Ramesh seeks archaeological survey of Gujarat forest


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 1 (IANS) Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh has urged Gujarat to undertake a thorough archaeological survey of the Girnar reserve forest, which is home to ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh favours a second home for Asiatic lion


January 28th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Junagadh, Jan 27 (IANS) Union Forest and Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday again pressed for a second home for the Asiatic lion to obviate fears of an epidemic wiping out this carnivore.Ramesh, ... Read more...

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Gir sanctuary faces water scarcity due to summer heat


May 25th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Junagarh (Gujarat), May 25 (ANI): Gujarat's famous Gir sanctuary is facing acute water scarcity due to rising temperatures.Most of the sanctuary's natural water resources have dried up.Over 600 artificial water points have ... Read more...

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Asiatic lion population rises to 411


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 2 (IANS) The population of the Asiatic lion in Gujarat - its lone abode across the globe - has risen to 411, registering a growth of over 13 per ... Read more...

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Gujarat looking at return of Asiatic cheetah


April 20th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 20 (IANS) Gujarat is willing to examine the remote possibility of the almost extinct Asiatic cheetah being reintroduced into it's old home in the state, an official said Tuesday. Pradeep Khanna, ... Read more...

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Asiatic lion census to begin from April 24


April 20th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 20 (IANS) Assisted by tools like the Global Positioning System and the Geographical Information System, more than 1,600 personnel will fan out in Gujarat's Greater Gir forest for four days ... Read more...

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Gujarat wants Asiatic lion to roar


March 6th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Gujarat Tourism Minister Jai Narain Vyas Saturday made an impassioned plea for a sustained campaign for protecting the Asiatic lion, on the lines of the recent eye-catching campaign ... Read more...

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Gujarat opposes shifting Gir lions to Madhya Pradesh


February 11th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Gujarat government Thursday came out against the central and Madhya Pradesh governments' plan to shift Asiatic lions from Gir region to Kuno-Palpur sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh ... Read more...

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Zoo-bred Asiatic lions for Madhya Pradesh jungles?


October 6th, 2009 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, Oct 6 (IANS) The king of the jungle may yet roam the forests of Madhya Pradesh, with the state now planning to borrow and breed zoo lions for the ... Read more...

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The cheetah could walk again - in Madhya Pradesh


September 22nd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, Sep 22 (IANS) More than 60 years after the cheetah, the world's fastest land animal, was wiped out from India due to unbridled hunting, hectic efforts are on in ... Read more...

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Rare Indian lion cubs born in London zoo


August 15th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) London Zoo is celebrating the birth of its first Asiatic lion cubs in a decade, and the feisty little animals are proving to be a major draw. The cubs ... Read more...

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Third round of Indian election ends amid coalition talk (Roundup)


April 30th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The third round of India's general elections concluded Thursday with the searing summer heat affecting voter turnout in several places even as the key contenders for ... Read more...

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A polling station for one voter!


March 2nd, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) When India elects a new parliament in April-May, one polling station in Gujarat will have just one voter. Chief Election Commissioner N. Goapalswami told reporters that this will ... Read more...

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16 jailed for five years for poaching lions in Gujarat


February 26th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A Gujarat court Thursday sentenced seven women and nine men to five years in jail for poaching the rare Asiatic lion that has its last home in the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh sanctuary to get Asiatic lions from Hyderabad


June 25th, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, June 25 (IANS) A sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh that has been identified as an alternative habitat for the endangered Asiatic lion is to soon to get the first of ... Read more...

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Experts moot rehabilitation plans for circus animals


February 6th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by admin
By Lokendra SinghJaipur, Feb 6 (ANI): Wildlife experts in Rajasthan have advocated the proper rescue and care measures for circus tigers and lions.About 18 tigers and 30 lions are languishing at the ... Read more...

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