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Tiger skin seized in Odisha, 4 held


September 4th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 3 (IANS) At least four people were arrested from a hotel in Odisha after a skin of an adult tiger was found in their possession, officials said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray puts cash rewards to save tigers


June 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 1 (IANS) The endangered tiger in the state has found a new saviour in Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray.He announced a reward of Rs.500,000 Friday ... Read more...

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Pet tiger escapes, causes scare in Mexico


December 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) A pet tiger kept by an attorney in Mexico escaped from its home and spurred a massive deployment of policemen and firefighters in a northern ... Read more...

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Five tiger cubs die in Odisha’s Nandankanan zoo


November 18th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Five tiger cubs born three days ago died Friday in Odisha's famed Nandankanan zoo, an official said.The cubs, including one that was white, were born Tuesday ... Read more...

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PM’s Dhaka visit: Teesta didn’t happen, but a lot else did


September 8th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, Sep 8 (IANS) The two-day visit of Manmohan Singh to Bangladesh, the first by an Indian prime minister in 12 years, helped resolve a festering boundary row ... Read more...

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PM returns to Delhi after Dhaka visit (Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned to New Delhi Wednesday after a two-day visit to Bangladesh, during which the two countries inked pacts on ... Read more...

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Exports to India can be doubled: Bangladesh


September 7th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) Exports to India can be doubled if "non-tariff barriers are resolved", said a Bangladeshi minister Wednesday, as 46 textile items of the neighbouring country have ... Read more...

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List of India-Bangladesh pacts signed Tuesday


September 6th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) Here is a list of pacts that India and Bangladesh signed Tuesday during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's two-day visit that began Tuesday:* Framework Agreement on ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh agree on new architecture for partnership


September 6th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) India and Bangladesh Tuesday cemented their ties by inking pacts on a variety of issues ranging from land disputes to tiger conservation, with Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Paschimbanga: Where’s the change dude?


August 20th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Finally after all the hoopla, it is to be "Paschimbanga". The rechristening of West Bengal has left many, especially the younger generation, disappointed after the ... Read more...

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Guess who’s M.F. Husain’s new muse? Mamata Banerjee!


May 14th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Depicting her as "essence of Indian womanhood", Doha-based Indian artist M.F. Husain has sketched Trinamool Congress chief and soon to be chief minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Bhopal zoo to get 10th Royal Bengal Tiger


April 26th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 26 (IANS) Van Vihar, a home for orphaned animals in the heart of the Madhya Pradesh capital, will soon get its 10th Royal Bengal Tiger when a three-year-old ... Read more...

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Karishma Kapoor promotes furniture in Bangladesh


April 16th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Karishma Kapoor opened a furniture showroom in a posh downtown area of the national capital, saying this had the potential of becoming a ... Read more...

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Tigers retreat with tails between their legs! (World Cup Diary)


March 19th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 19 (IANS) "Doura, Tiger ailo" (Run, the Tigers are coming), "Tiger khepse, Smith polaise" (Tiger is angry, so Smith has fled) - these two posters stood out from ... Read more...

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Plan to increase river dolphin population: Jairam


March 8th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said the government had started a programme to boost population of river dolphin, the national aquatic animal of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh World Cup team gets new sponsors


January 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 12 (IANS) The Beximco Group has replaced Grameenphone as the official sponsors of Bangladesh's cricket team for the forthcoming World Cup. Grameenphone, a joint venture between Norway-based Telenor and Grameen ... Read more...

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Irrfan Khan To Be Seen As Tabu’s Son In Ang Lee’s Film!


December 18th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood actors Irrfan Khan and Tabu make perfect on-screen couple and that has been proved by the film Maqbool and Mira Nair’s The Namesake. Their onscreen chemistry is amazing and ... Read more...

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Tiger shot dead in Assam


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 23 (IANS) A Royal Bengal tiger was shot dead by forest rangers after the big cat mauled two people to death and critically injured two more in Assam Tuesday, wildlife ... Read more...

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Four held for poaching tiger, smuggling wildlife goods


November 16th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Four people, involved in poaching of the Royal Bengal tiger and smuggling of wildlife goods, were arrested in West Bengal's South 24-Parganas district, an official said Tuesday."A trap ... 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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Sundarbans faces threat from charcoal smugglers


October 31st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 31 (IANS) The endangered ecology of the Sundarbans that straddle Bangladesh and India is facing a new challenge from poachers who chop down and burn the trees to sell charcoal ... Read more...

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Unknown Delhi Teen Bags Lead Role In ‘Life Of Pi’ Movie


October 27th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Yann Martel’s Booker winning novel, ‘Life of Pi’ is going to be made into a film. The people who loved the book were eager ... Read more...

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Bengal tiger which killed three goats trapped


October 23rd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) A Royal Bengal tiger, which strayed away from a protected area and killed three goats, was trapped Saturday in West Bengal's Sunderbans area, a forest official said."The tiger, ... Read more...

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One more Royal Bengal tiger dies in Bangalore zoo


October 5th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 5 (IANS) A four-year-old Royal Bengal tiger died early Tuesday at the Bannerghatta National Park on the outskirts of this Karnataka capital, taking to three the toll of the big ... Read more...

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Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary in West Bengal promotes eco-tourism


September 17th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarSukna (West Bengal), Sep. 17 (ANI): The officials of the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary in Sukna near West Bengal's Siliguri District have involved the local villagers in protecting the wildlife and ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, India to protect Sunderbans


September 7th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) Bangladesh and India will soon sign a protocol to protect the riverine Sunderbans that covers parts of both the South Asian neighbours. Sunderbans is home to famous ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi join global move to save tigers


July 30th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) Bangladesh and India, home to the famous Royal Bengal tiger, will attend the 13-nation Tiger Conservation Summit in St. Petersburg in September to plan out urgent measures ... Read more...

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Assam’s international airport a hub for smuggling wildlife products?


June 21st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 21 (IANS) Assam's Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport appears to have become one of the main transit points for smugglers to transport wildlife products to China and Far East Asia. In ... Read more...

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Part of Sundarbans may be lost in future: Bhattacharjee


June 5th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) A part of the mangrove forests of the Sundarbans may be lost in future due to the rising water levels in the Bay of Bengal as a fallout ... Read more...

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Ang Lee, ‘Slumdog…’ crew scouted for locations in Puducherry


May 9th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, May 9 (IANS) Oscar-award winning director Ang Lee has teamed up with the "Slumdog Millionaire" crew to scout for locations for the big screen adaptation of Booker prize-winning novel "The ... Read more...

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New, animated series of Jungle Book to hit British TV


April 19th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Late British author Rudyard Kipling's 'The Jungle Book' is set to appear in a new animated series on children's channel CBBC.The BBC is set to screen a new ... Read more...

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Sundarbans fisherman seriously injured in tiger attack


March 18th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) A fisherman, severely mauled by a tiger Thursday in the Sundarban forests of West Bengal, is now battling for life in a state-run hospital. The big cat attacked the ... Read more...

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Dhaka launches drive against piracy in Sundarbans


February 4th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 4 (IANS) Bangladesh has launched a special drive to check piracy in the Sundarbans and the coastal belt in the Bay of Bengal along India's West Bengal state. "Foreign fishermen who ... Read more...

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A Rs 12,000 crore project to develop the Sundarbans


December 16th, 2009 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Dec 16 (IANS) West Bengal has undertaken an ambitious Rs.12,000 crore project to protect and develop the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest and a World Heritage site, a ... Read more...

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Central government confirms tiger poached in Goa, state denies


November 24th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) The controversy over the poaching of a Royal Bengal tiger in Goa earlier this year has taken a fresh twist with central government officially admitting that the animal ... Read more...

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