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Great Himalayan National Park vies for World Heritage status


June 13th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) The Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh, one of the richest biodiversity sites in the western Himalayas, has come closer to getting global recognition.A team ... Read more...

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For the perfect trekking experience at Himachal national park (Letter from Kullu)


June 11th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), June 11 (IANS) If you are a professional trekker and want to test your nerves in the rugged and inhospitable terrain of the trans-Himalayas, the Great Himalayan ... Read more...

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Endangered pheasant species multiply in Himalayan park (With Image)


May 8th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) The presence of the highly endangered, elusive western tragopan can now be felt more clearly in the Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Panna has a new resident - Kanha’s orphan tigress


November 13th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 13 (IANS) An orphan tigress of Kanha National Park was Sunday morning released into the forests of Panna National Park under the rewilding programme of the wildlife authorities.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Women guides on jungle trails in Madhya Pradesh


May 31st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 31 (IANS) In a unique initiative, Madhya Pradesh plans to train and employ rural women as guides for tourists in the Kanha National Park in the state.Thanks to ... Read more...

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Aurangabad tigress gifted to Jamshedpur’s Tata Zoological Park


December 11th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Anup SinhaJamshedpur (Jharkhand), Dec.11 (ANI): The Aurangabad Municipal Corporation Zoo located in Maharashtra gifted a tigress to the Tata Zoological Park in Jamshedpur.Rita, a beautiful striped feline beauty, arrived at Jamshedpur ... Read more...

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First pictures of the secret kingdom of Tibet taken in 1903 up for grabs


October 4th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): A number of pictures of the secret kingdom of Tibet that were taken in 1903 during a British Mission to the country has come to light for the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Steven Spielberg angers villagers


September 29th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg has attracted the fury of residents of a British village, who are accusing him of disrupting their lives while shooting for his new film "War ... Read more...

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James Cameron named most influential in Hollywood


September 24th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 24 (IANS) Filmmaker James Cameron has been named as the most influential in Hollywood by British newspaper The Guardian. The "Avatar" director topped the Film Power 100 list pushing ... Read more...

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Tigress dies in Bandhavgarh National Park


May 19th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 19 (IANS) A three-year-old tigress, seen in an injured condition Wednesday morning in Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh's Umaria district, has died, an official said. "The tigress, that was ... Read more...

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‘Homesick’ tiger to be kept under 24×7 surveillance


December 27th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 27 (IANS) The "homesick" tiger that strayed from Panna tiger reserve and was found in Tendukheda forest region of Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district will now be kept under round-the-clock surveillance, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Homesick’ tiger found, returned to Panna sanctuary (Lead)


December 25th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 25 (IANS) A "homesick" tiger, who had disrupted Madhya Pradesh forest department's plans to encourage tiger breeding in the Panna National Park by leaving for his original home in a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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...

Posted in Environment |

Flying foxes get sanctuary in Jharkhand (Feature with images)


November 20th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jamshedpur, Nov 20 (IANS) Every evening, as dusk gathers on the smoking chimneys of this iron and steel township, an army of giant vampires creeps out of lairs on a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Low-budget horror film Paranormal Activity “spooked out” Steven Spielberg


November 1st, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 01 (ANI): Steven Spielberg recently got so scared while watching new film 'Paranormal Activity' at his California house that he put the DVD of the film in a garbage bag ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Spielberg to take broadway to TV


September 26th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg is venturing into TV shows with a series documenting the development of a Broadway musical. The "Jurassic Park" director's ambitious project will chronicle every aspect ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Poachers trying to poison rhinos in Assam’s national park


September 18th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Kaziranga (Assam), Sep 18 (IANS) Forest authorities in India's northeastern state of Assam have intensified patrol at a famed national park as there are fears that poacher gangs might ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

3 missing tiger cubs found in Bandhavgarh National Park


August 21st, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 21 (IANS) Three cubs of a tigress, which was allegedly poisoned and found dead Tuesday, were traced two days later much to the relief of the officials of Madhya Pradesh's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UK theme park bans thrill rides with hands in air after body odour complaints!


August 19th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): An amusement park in Britain has banned thrillseekers from riding rollercoasters with their hands in the air, following complaints about body odour.Thorpe Park in Chertsey, Surrey, is ... Read more...

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Leopard dies in Bhopal national park


June 4th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 4 (IANS) A 16-year-old leopard, Sheru, died at the Van Vihar National Park here Thursday, the second death of a big cat in as many days, a wildlife official said. "Sheru ... Read more...

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Tigress dies in Madhya Pradesh park


June 4th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 4 (IANS) A three-year-old tigress died at the Van Vihar National Park here, officials said Thursday. The park has lost 23 big cats in the last five years. Tigress Ira was ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Decomposed body of tiger recovered in Bandhavgarh


May 9th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 9 (IANS) Yet another tiger, the second in a fortnight, has been found dead in Madhya Pradesh's Bandhavgarh National Park, its director said Saturday. He, however, ruled out the possibility ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tata Indicom adopts white tiger, panther


May 6th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 6 (IANS) Private telecom player Tata Indicom has adopted a white tiger and a panther at the Van Vihar National Park here under the park's 'Adopt an Animal Scheme', ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tigers fall victim as poachers slip through cracks


February 18th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) In India, the core areas of tiger reserves are often well protected but the surrounding forests are not, says a senior official of the Wildlife Crime Control ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tiger killed in turf war in Madhya Pradesh


January 19th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 19 (IANS) A four-year-old male tiger was killed in a turf war with another tiger in Madhya Pradesh's Kanha National Park, officials said Monday. The tiger's body, with deep bruises, ... Read more...

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Menage a trois: One more tigress to join the Sariska couple


October 31st, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) One more Royal Bengal tiger from Rajasthan's Ranthambore National Park will be shifted to Sariska tiger reserve next week, officials said Friday.“A couple of tigresses are already ... Read more...

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Army comes to rescue flood-affected people of Assam


September 2nd, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Sept 2 (ANI): The army today began evacuating villagers in Assam which is reeling under severe flood with the Brahmaputra river breaching more than 20 vital embankments.Floods have affected more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First tiger ready to shift from Ranthambore to Sariska


June 26th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) A Royal Bengal tiger in Rajasthan's Ranthambore national park is all set to move to his new home in Sariska reserve. Experts are making last-minute preparation for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mercy killing for ailing tigress suggested


June 18th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 18 (IANS) US veterinary experts have suggested euthanasia for Rini, a big cat suffering from cancer at the Van Vihar National park here. Park officials are, however, not in favour ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Two tusks stolen from Corbett museum


June 12th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Two tusks weighing 18 kg each and two decades old were stolen early Thursday from a wildlife museum attached to the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ranthambore tigers may be flown to Sariska


May 9th, 2008 - 7:32 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Three tigers that are to be relocated from the Ranthambore national park to Sariska tiger reserve should be shifted in a helicopter, officials have suggested to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fire damages Jim Corbett Park


May 8th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by admin
Dehradun, May 8 (ANI): A fire that spread in the Jim Corbett National Park on May 3 lasted for four days, damaging its southern area, despite continuous efforts by the Forest ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Genes linking breast cancer microenvironment, patient outcome identified


April 29th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
London , Apr 29 (ANI): Environment around breast cancer cells is vital in finding out if tumor cells grow and migrate or fade away, cited a first of its kind study ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Madhya Pradesh plans to increase bison population


April 14th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 14 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Forest Department will move 20 bisons from the Kanha to Bandhavgarh national park as part of a long-term plan to boost the numbers of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Vietnam provides refuge for endangered bears


April 9th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 9 (ANI): Vietnam has provided refuge for endangered bears that were rescued from abusive traffickers of bile used in traditional medicines.According to a report by ENN (Environmental News Network, ... Read more...

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