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Amitabh Bachchan appeals for help tp protect tigers


July 15th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranthambore (Rajasthan), July 15 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan Sunday appealed to the people to help protect India's national animal, the tiger, saying "every tiger killed in the country ... Read more...

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I can’t afford another ‘Inshallah, Football’: Jaaved Jaaferi (Interview)


May 4th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Actor, dancer and producer Jaaved Jaaferi, whose production venture "Inshallah, Football" bagged the National Award for best film on social issues this year, says ... Read more...

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Man-animal conflict: Assam forms response teams


March 30th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 30 (IANS) Assam has formed Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) to deal with growing instances of man-animal conflict, with 12 leopards having been killed in the last three months ... Read more...

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Kashmir officials start radio collaring of leopards


March 19th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 19 (IANS) Wildlife protection officials at the Dachigam National Park near Srinagar Monday started radio collaring of leopards to understand the home range and behavioural patterns of leopards ... Read more...

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Leopard caught in Srinagar


December 24th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) Fear gripped a densely-populated part of Srinagar Saturday after a leopard made a dramatic appearance. It was caged after it was tranquilized.The wildlife department sent experts ... Read more...

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Mumbai auction raises $750,000 for Indian elephants


October 18th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A collection of African gemstone jewellery fetched $750,000 at an auction here by Sotheby's, part of a fundraising initiative for conservation of Indian elephants, the organisers ... Read more...

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With 200 tigers, Corbett turns a proud 75 (With Image)


September 11th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ramnagar (Uttarakhand), Sep 11 (IANS) One of the nurseries of India's tiger conservation movement and Asia's first endeavour to have a national park, the Corbett National Park turns 75 this ... Read more...

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Kashmir border fence affecting wildlife


September 1st, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Landmines have killed and maimed many wild animals straying into the barbed wire corridor marking India's Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.The ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to welcome 60 African cheetahs (Lead, Correcting word in para four)


August 25th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 25 (IANS) Come December and the forests of Madhya Pradesh might just get resounding with the yowls of cheetahs. That's when the state government will bring in six ... Read more...

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Cabinet gives nod to cheetahs, more funds for Project Tiger


August 12th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved re-introduction of cheetahs in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and hike in Project Tiger estimates from Rs.650 ... Read more...

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Jumbo herd moves in, families flee in Chhattisgarh


July 18th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 18 (IANS) For about a week now, a herd of 16 wild elephants has made a forested hamlet of Chhattisgarh its home, running amok in the area and ... Read more...

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Cat and mouse game over Rajasthan’s tigers


June 29th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) The Rajasthan government's failure to speed up relocation of villages inside the two tiger reserves in the state has once again raised doubts over its decisiveness ... Read more...

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One dead as elephants go berserk in Mysore (Lead)


June 8th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 8 (IANS) Two young wild elephants strayed into Mysore city from a nearby forest early Wednesday and caused havoc, trampling a man to death and causing panic.Forest guards ... Read more...

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One dead as two wild jumbos go berserk in Mysore


June 8th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore (Karnataka), June 8 (IANS) Two wild elephants stormed into Mysore early Wednesday, trampling one person to death and causing panic in this cultural city."The wild elephants entered the city ... Read more...

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Man-animal conflict intensifies in Madhya Pradesh


June 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 1 (IANS) Man-animal conflict is intensifying in Madhya Pradesh with regular incidents of attacks on humans as big cats stray into inhabited areas because they are forced to ... Read more...

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Once criticised, painter Tagore now aesthetic icon (With Images)


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) He has inspired generations of painters, yet Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, who began to paint at the late age of 67, was dismissed by peers ... Read more...

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Tiger injures three people in Uttarakhand


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Ramnagar, Apr 22(ANI): A tiger attacked two women and a girl child in Uttarakhand's Ramnagar district on Friday, an official said."Two groups of women were going to get wood from the jungle ... Read more...

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Steps mooted to protect straying Ranthambore Park tigers


March 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 29 (IANS) The union ministry of environment and forest plans to take steps to ensure the safety of the tigers that sneak out of the Ranthambore National Park ... Read more...

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Environment ministry clears ropeway in Gir sanctuary


February 7th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The environment ministry Monday gave its clearance for the construction of a ropeway in the Girnar Wildlife Sanctuary in Gujarat, the only home to Asiatic lions, despite ... Read more...

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Theme based Christmas cakes herald social messages in Siliguri


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarSiliguri (West Bengal), Dec.23 (ANI): Prior to Christmas, unique theme based cakes have been prepared to spread awareness concerning a number of social causes in West Bengal's Siliguri District.Cakes ... Read more...

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Himachal farmers load guns for ‘Operation Monkey’


December 10th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 10 (IANS) The man-animal conflict has turned ugly in Himachal Pradesh. Farmers in several villages have set aside their farm implements and loaded their guns -- to shoot down monkeys ... Read more...

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Centre’s decision to confer ‘National Heritage’ status on elephants welcomed


October 29th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonSiliguri (West Bengal), Oct.29 (ANI): Wildlife authorities in West Bengal hail the decision of Central Government to confer the 'National Heritage' status on elephants, as it would improve conservation efforts. ... Read more...

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This year, 130 leopards poached in India (Lead, With Images)


September 4th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjeeb Baruah New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Watching a leopard amble along a sun-beaten track at dusk is a captivating sight. But now these big cats are in danger in India. At ... Read more...

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This year, 130 leopards poached in India (With Images)


September 4th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjeeb Baruah New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Watching a leopard stroll on sun-beaten tracks at dusk is a sight that never fades away, yet these big cats are now in danger in ... Read more...

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Panel for phased curbs on captive elephants


August 31st, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The elephant task force set up by the environment and forests ministry has recommended discontinuing in a regulated manner the practice of keeping elephants in temples, zoos ... Read more...

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Take your pick from diverse book case this weekend (IANS Books This Week)


July 29th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Dogs, widows, Kolkata, thrill and domestic drama - the weekend book cart is diverse, cute and emotional... Read on 1. "As Cute as a Pug": Written ... Read more...

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Woman trampled to death by elephants


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) A woman was trampled to death by a herd of elephants and another injured in Jharkhand's Gumla district Thursday, police said. The herd of elephants, which entered Gonmar village ... Read more...

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Funds allocated to shift people out of Corbett park


June 21st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The environment and forests ministry has allocated Rs.25 crore for the relocation of 181 Gujjar families from core areas of the Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand to ... Read more...

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Task force on elephants to meet April 30


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), April 23 (IANS) A task force formed to protect elephants and their habitats across the country is to meet here April 30, an official said. The task force of Project Elephant, ... Read more...

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Leopard attacks on humans on rise in Himachal


March 1st, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, March 1 (IANS) Leopard attacks on humans are on the rise in several districts of Himachal Pradesh due to the depleting forest cover and shortage of prey in the ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s wild jumbos get land as new year gift (With Images)


January 9th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjeeb Baruah New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) In what is being described as the first such conservation step in Asia, more than 25 acres of land has been donated to the Karnataka ... Read more...

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Migrating elephant from India kills 11 in Nepal


December 9th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) An enraged male elephant, which began its long winter odyssey in northeast India, has killed 11 people as well as two animals in Nepal in a ... Read more...

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Green lessons for school kids - in lap of nature


November 20th, 2009 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) Imagine riding through a lush green forest, soaking in lessons on the environment. That's what many school students in Uttar Pradesh are about to experience, thanks ... Read more...

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Man-animal conflict: Villagers poison elephants in Assam


October 25th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Oct 25 (IANS) Wildlife authorities in Assam have warned that the human-elephant conflict has reached alarming proportions with villagers poisoning to death at least four wild elephants in ... Read more...

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Deforestation, human intervention threatens Dachigam national park in J-K


October 18th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 18(ANI): The Dachigam National Park in Jammu and Kashmir is facing threat from deforestation, neglect in preservation, man-animal conflict and global warming, the present situation has wrecked havoc in the ... Read more...

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