Madhya Pradesh pitches hard for shifting Asiatic lions from Gujarat

April 16th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Monday said Gujarat's opposition to the translocation of Asiatic lions from Gir forests should be rejected because the state has already ... 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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Rajkot opposes shifting of lions to Madhya Pradesh

March 1st, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot (Gujarat), Mar 1 (ANI): Amid growing concern about the depleting tiger population in India, the people of Rajkot have expressed their unhapiness with the Centre's proposal to shift Asiatic lions to ... Read more...

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Gujarat offers herdsmen hefty sum to shift out of Gir

July 3rd, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 3 (IANS) The Gujarat government is planning to shift some 100 families of the Maldhari community living inside the sprawling Gir National Park as part of a project to resettle ... 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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