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SC bans tourism in core areas of tiger reserves (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Coming to the rescue of tigers in the country, the Supreme Court Tuesday banned tourism in core areas of the 41 tiger reserves.Tour operators, however, ... Read more...

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Leopard captured in Odisha made to ‘entertain’ locals


July 9th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) Odisha officials have drawn flak after a captured male leopard was brought to the residence of a district collector to "entertain" people in the area.The leopard ... Read more...

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India to help replicate Project Tiger in Russia, China


May 27th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Six countries, including Russia and China, have sought India's help to replicate Project Tiger, one of the most successful conservation programmes running in the country ... Read more...

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Survey confirms tiger presence in Mizoram’s Dampa reserve


April 25th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 25 (IANS) In a significant development, a team of wildlife researchers has, after a scientific survey, confirmed the presence of tigers in the Dampa reserve in ... Read more...

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E-eye to keep a tab on tigers in Corbett


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) With poachers posing a massive threat to tigers in India, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has launched a pilot project in Uttarakhand's Corbett National ... 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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Sariska to get two Ranthambore tiger cubs


July 29th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 28 (IANS) The Sariska tiger reserve, which has two tigers and three tigresses, will get two tiger cubs to add to the big cat numbers. The cubs will ... Read more...

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Tiger reserves in Maoist areas ailing, says report


July 28th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Five tiger reserves in the country which fall in the Maoist-affected "Red Corridor" are suffering from a lack of effective management and poor morale among ... Read more...

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Jairam seeks more efforts for tigers in Orissa reserve


June 30th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 30 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has asked Orissa to take urgent measures to safeguard the tigers in the state's Similipal national park.In a letter to Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Tiger panel office to come up in Nagpur


April 15th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) An office of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) would come up in Nagpur, considered as the "tiger gateway of the country", union Environment and Forests ... Read more...

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Whither ‘Sher Khans’ of Madhya Pradesh?


March 29th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 29 (IANS) Rudyard Kipling's Sher Khan may have been inspired by the tigers that roamed the jungles of Madhya Pradesh. Yet the state has been left licking its ... Read more...

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Wild life group writes to Ramesh over jumbo killings (Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 (IANS) Concerned over the continuing deaths of elephants and other animals, mainly due to poaching, in Orissa's Simlipal National Park, a wild life organisation Tuesday sought the intervention of ... Read more...

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Big B’s Save Tiger programme in controversy


December 17th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) The 'Save Tiger' programme, hosted by superstar Amitabh Bachchan for a TV channel in Madhya Pradesh's Pench Tiger Reserve, has sparked off controversy with a NGO claiming ... Read more...

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Tourists banned in core areas of Madhya Pradesh tiger reserves


December 11th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 11 (IANS) The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) said that there shall be no tourism within the core area of tiger reserves in Madhya Pradesh, according to documents filed in ... Read more...

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Ramesh accepts administrative failure in Sariska tiger death


November 16th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday accepted failure of "governance and administration" in the death of a tiger in Rajasthan's Sariska Tiger Reserve."A team of experts from the ... Read more...

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Indians have harmed tigers more than the colonialists: Goa governor


November 13th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 13 (IANS) Indians, not the colonialists, have let down the tiger, Goa's governor S.S. Sidhu said Saturday, adding that contrary to forest department's claims, there was evidence to suggest that ... Read more...

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Elephant declared national heritage animal


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The environment ministry Friday declared the elephant a national heritage animal in order to step up measures for its protection.The ministry Friday issued a notification in this ... Read more...

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Elephant to be declared national heritage animal: Jairam


August 31st, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said the elephant would soon be declared a national heritage animal in order to step up measures for its protection. "We will ... Read more...

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Forensic test of vehicle sought for causing tigress’s death


May 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 28 (IANS) Activists have demanded a forensic investigation into the vehicle of Umaria district panchayat chief executive officer Akshay Kumar Singh for the hit-and-run death of a tigress in ... Read more...

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Ramesh promises rigid monitoring of tigers at all reserves


April 15th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh has said a scientific system to monitor tigers will soon to be implemented in all reserves across India with the ... Read more...

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Hi-tech system in place for monitoring tigers


April 14th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) With the tiger population dwindling in the country, the Indian government Wednesday launched a hi-tech monitoring system to ensure transparency in tiger protection in the country. The ... Read more...

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Unregulated tourism posing threat to tigers: Jairam Ramesh


April 14th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Unregulated tourism near wildlife habitats in the country is posing a great threat to tigers and the environment ministry has taken up the matter with the ... Read more...

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Who killed the Panna tigers: CBI probe sought


March 31st, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, March 31 (IANS) The complete disappearance of tigers from the Panna reserve continues to stoke controversy. Now the Madhya Pradesh forest minister himself says the big cats were poached ... Read more...

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Special training for tiger census begins in Uttar Pradesh


February 11th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh wildlife authorities undertook a special exercise Thursday to train all concerned officials in carrying out a census of tigers in the state. Officials are hopeful of a ... Read more...

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Tiger census in Madhya Pradesh starts Wednesday


February 9th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 9 (IANS) Seven months after the shocking revelation that the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh had no tiger left, the state is set to conduct a much-awaited big cat ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh’s tiger breeding plans hit a snag


December 25th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, Dec 25 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh forest department's plans to encourage tiger breeding in the Panna National Park have hit a snag as the tiger shifted there from Pench ... Read more...

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Cold kills two tiger cubs in Pench National Park


December 24th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 24 (IANS) Two tiger cubs have died of cold in the Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh, an official said Thursday. "Severe cold conditions leading to lung congestion proved fatal for ... Read more...

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India may seek World Bank help to preserve tiger reserves (Lead)


December 9th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) With 17 of India's 38 tiger reserves in a "precarious condition", Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said the government may approach World Bank for monetary help to ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh hopes to get ample funds for tigers soon


December 9th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 9 (IANS) Having signed a tripartite agreement with the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and the central government, Madhya Pradesh hopes to get ample funds soon to boost conservation and ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh could lose tiger conservation funds


November 13th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, Nov 13 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh stands to lose out on crucial tiger conservation funds as the union government has refused to part with the money unless the state signs ... Read more...

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Panna tigresses to get male companion in a fortnight


October 11th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, Oct 11 (IANS) Lonely times are over for the two tigresses of Panna Tiger Reserve. A suitable match has been found and the male tiger will be shifted ... Read more...

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Tiger relocation in Madhya Pradesh park delayed


September 25th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 25 (IANS) Two tigresses in the Panna national park in Madhya Pradesh, earlier slated to get a male companion Friday, will now have to wait at least for another four ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh opposes mooted MOU on tiger conservation


September 20th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 20 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government is opposed to the proposed memorandum of understanding (MOU) on tiger consrvation, especially to the mooted clause that makes directors of tiger reserves accountable ... Read more...

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Centre convenes meetings to discuss tiger deaths


September 17th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 17 (ANI): The Union Government is convening a series of meetings from Thursday with the 17 tiger-range states to discus the reasons for the unabated deaths of the National ... Read more...

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Centre signs tripartite agreement with Rajasthan and NTCA to conserve Tigers


July 26th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sariska (Rajasthan), July 26 (ANI): The Union Government, has signed a tripartite agreement with the Rajasthan Government and the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) for the conservation of tiger in the Sariska ... Read more...

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