tiger conservation

Saving tiger, tourism can go on together: Sahay


July 29th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Saturday said a roadmap will be chalked out so that both tourism and conservation of tigers can be carried out ... Read more...

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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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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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Assam floods leave nearly 600 animals dead in Kaziranga


July 9th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) As many as 595 animals, including 17 single-horned rhinos, in Assam's Kaziranga National Park died in the recent floods in the state, the environment ministry ... 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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Centre to fund 90 percent of Project Tiger in northeast


May 29th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) The Central government has increased its share of funding from the existing 50 percent to 90 percent for northeastern states under the Project Tiger scheme.This was ... 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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Fighting chance for India’s tigers: Poaching declines


February 8th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) In cheering news for wildlife conservationists, tiger poaching dropped nearly 60 percent in 2011 as compared to the previous year, though it continues to pose ... Read more...

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Coal mining destroying tiger habitat, says report


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Mines are coming up in critical tiger habitat, resulting in fragmentation of large blocks of contiguous forests needed for tigers to roam in, said a ... Read more...

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Conservationists against tourism ban in tiger reserves


November 7th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Ahead of the hearing on the public interest litigation (PIL) seeking banning of tourism in Madhya Pradesh's tiger habitats by the apex court, wildlife experts ... Read more...

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After tigress, now leopard terrorises Chhattisgarh residents


October 15th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Dozens of families in the forested villages of Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district are trying to hunt down a leopard that killed a woman and several pet animals ... Read more...

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Probe ordered in Chhattisgarh tigress lynching


September 28th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 28 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday ordered a probe into the lynching of a tigress by a mob in Rajnandgaon district, a statement said."Singh held a ... 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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Government working on fair, equitable Teesta deal: Krishna


September 8th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) With India unable to sign an accord on the Teesta water with Bangladesh due to objections from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, External ... 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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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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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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Rise in tiger count due to new areas counted: Experts


March 28th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The welcome increase in the number of tigers in India as seen in the latest census released Monday could be also due to new ... Read more...

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Jairam seeks more funds for tiger conservation


March 28th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday sought more funds for tiger conservation and said huge money is needed for relocation of people living in core ... Read more...

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Tiger conservation, a high priority for the government, says Ahluwalia


March 24th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): The Deputy Chairman of India's Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, told a gathering here on Thursday that tiger conservation is a matter of high priority for the ... Read more...

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Number of tigers dwindling: Ramesh


March 18th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday expressed serious concern over the dwindling tiger population.Speaking at the launch of a coffee table book on tigers, ... Read more...

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Colourful pile: Of victory, tigers, love and Krishna (IANS Books This Week)


March 17th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The pile of books this week is inspirational and exciting, featuring a mix of facts and fictions.1. "The Habit of Winning"; Written by Prakash Iyer; ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to deploy special police to protect forests


March 4th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 4 (IANS) The Rajasthan government plans to deploy battalions of Rajasthan Armed Constabulary (RAC) to protect forest areas in the state, an official said Friday. Rajasthan boasts of two ... Read more...

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Six poachers arrested from Jim Corbett National Park in Rampur


February 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Rampur , Feb 16 (ANI) : A joint operation by the Forest Rangers and the Uttarakhand Police resulted in the arrest of six poachers from the Jim Corbett National Park located in ... 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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Tigers could triple in Asia


January 26th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Asian tiger reserves could support more than 10,000 wild tigers, or three times the current number, if core breeding sites are protected, say the world's leading conservationists. ... Read more...

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Protection of large-scale landscapes could triple Tiger numbers in Asia


January 26th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Some of the world's leading conservation scientists have suggested that Asia's tiger reserves could support more than 10,000 wild tigers - 3 times the current number - if ... Read more...

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Capital’s colourscape - spotlight on people’s art


January 12th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Art in public spaces involving mass participation has caught the capital's imagination. The cast is diverse with personalities like Subodh Gupta, Anjolie Ela Menon and ... Read more...

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