ivory tusks

IT team arrives at Mohanlal’s Kochi home


July 26th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 26 (IANS) IT sleuths Tuesday arrived at Malayalam superstar Mohanlal's home here for the second time as part of their investigation into reports that he has amassed wealth ... Read more...

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Mysore’s rogue tuskers whisked away to Bandipur forest


June 9th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) The Karnataka wildlife division Thursday transhipped to the Bandipur reserve forest area the two elephants which trampled one person and a cow to death at Mysore ... Read more...

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Two poachers killed in Kaziranga, rhino found dead (Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 13 (IANS) Two poachers were killed in a gunfight with wildlife rangers at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam Monday after a gang entered the area and killed a rhino, ... Read more...

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Two poachers shot dead in Kaziranga


December 13th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 13 (IANS) Two rhino poachers were killed in a gun fight with wildlife rangers at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam Monday, officials said.A wildlife warden said a group of ... Read more...

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One-horned rhino killed in Kaziranga park


October 28th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 28 (IANS) An endangered one-horned rhino was killed and its horn gouged out by poacher gangs at the famed Kaziranga National Park in Assam, officials said Thursday.A wildlife official said ... Read more...

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380 ivory tusks seized in Hong Kong


September 11th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 11 (IANS) A total of 384 ivory tusks worth 10.85 million Hong Kong dollars have been seized from two shipping containers coming from Tanzania, officials said. Ports and Maritime Customs ... Read more...

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Poacher gang consisting of former forest guards busted


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Wildlife rangers in Assam have arrested seven poachers, of whom two are former forest guards, close to the famed Kaziranga National Park, officials said Tuesday. The poachers were arrested ... Read more...

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Rhino killed by poachers in Kaziranga


February 4th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 4 (IANS) An endangered one-horned rhinoceros was shot dead by poachers Thursday at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, the fifth such incident in the past one month, an official ... Read more...

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Auction of ivory tusks begins in South Africa


November 6th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 6 (DPA) The last and the biggest of four exceptional auctions of ivory stockpiles got underway in South Africa Thursday, with Chinese and Japanese buyers vying to buy up 51 ... Read more...

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Chinese, Japanese buy $1.2 mn worth Namibia ivory


October 28th, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Windhoek (Namibia), Oct 28 (DPA) Namibia took in over $1 million at its second exceptional auction of stockpiled ivory in nearly 20 years Tuesday.Two Chinese and three Japanese bidders paid $1.2 million ... Read more...

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Lifting ivory ban would threaten elephants with extinction


July 12th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): The world trade in ivory, banned 19 years ago to save the African elephant from extinction, is about to take off again, with the emergence of China ... Read more...

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