tiger population

Three more tigers for Sariska


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 2 (IANS) Spread over 866 sq km, the Sariska National Park in Rajasthan was once home to 15 tigers. Poaching reduced the number to zero till re-population began ... Read more...

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Coal mining threatens forests, tigers: Greenpeace


August 1st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Environment watchdog Greenpeace Wednesday sought an immediate moratorium on new coal projects in the country citing evidences that the mining threatened forests and wildlife."From 2007 to ... Read more...

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‘Gandhigiri’ to protect tigers in Maharashtra (With Images)


July 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandrapur (Maharashtra), July 1 (IANS) Alarmed at the rise in tiger poaching, wildlife lover Bandu Dhotre will start a fast unto death in Nagpur from Monday to seek protection for ... Read more...

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CII, World Bank Group ink pact to save tiger (With Images)


June 27th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the World Bank Group have agreed to establish the India Wildlife Business Council (IWBC) to promote tiger and biodiversity ... Read more...

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Sariska area villagers protest relocation


March 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 31 (IANS) Around 100 villagers protesting relocation of their villages in the periphery of Sariska Tiger Sanctuary in Rajasthan's Alwar district courted arrest Saturday, police said.The villagers had ... Read more...

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Panther poaching in Sariska has Rajasthan worried, probe ordered


March 9th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 9 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Friday ordered an enquiry into the poaching of a panther in the Sariska Tiger Reserve in Alwar district here, officials said.The body of ... Read more...

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NGO rubbishes minister’s claim on increasing tiger numbers


March 4th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 4 (IANS) Days after Assam Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain claimed that the number of tigers are increasing in various reserve forests in the state, a prominent wildlife organization ... Read more...

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Two injured in Guwahati leopard attack


January 27th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 27 (IANS) Two persons, including a pregnant woman, were critically injured Friday by a leopard that strayed into a locality here, officials said.This is the fourth incident of ... 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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Sumatran tiger kills 5-year-old in western Indonesia


November 7th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA (BNO NEWS) -- A young girl was killed during the weekend when she was attacked by a Sumatran tiger while playing outside her house in western Indonesia, local media reported on ... 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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Tiger numbers rise, but habitats shrink


July 28th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) While tiger numbers in India have risen by 12 percent over 2006, tiger habitats have shrunk by 22 percent, detailed report of the 2010 ... Read more...

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Injured tigress dies at Jim Corbett National Park


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
Ramnagar (Uttarakhand), Apr 2(ANI): A tigress at the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand was declared dead after it succumbed to injuries on Saturday.According to Corbett National Park's veterinarian Rajeev Singh, ... 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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Tiger count up in India, but habitat shrinks (Roundup)


March 28th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The tiger appears to be on a comeback trail in India, home to the world's largest population of the big cat. The animal that once ... 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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Sunderbans was the biggest challenge for tiger census: Ramesh


March 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) It was a big challenge for forest officials to count tigers in the Sunderbans mangroves, which has reported 70 out of a total of 1,706 ... Read more...

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India’s tiger count rises to 1,706, habitat shrinking (Second Lead)


March 28th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India has 1,706 tigers in the wild, marking an increase of 295 in the big cat's numbers, says the tiger census released Monday. But Environment ... Read more...

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At 1,706, India’s tiger count up 12 percent (Lead)


March 28th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India is today home to 1,706 tigers, says the latest tiger census released here Monday. The figure marks an increase of 12 percent, excluding the ... Read more...

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Tiger population in India rises to 1706


March 28th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): As per the second all-India tiger population estimation study, carried out in the designated 39 tiger reserves across the country, there has been an increase of 295 ... Read more...

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India’s tiger count rises to 1,706


March 28th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) There are 1,706 tigers in India today - 295 more than in the last count in 2006 - says the latest tiger census released Monday.The ... Read more...

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India to reveal latest tiger numbers Monday


March 26th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) On Monday, India will know how many tigers it really has when the latest tiger census is released. The new estimates are expected to be ... 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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Tiger census to be released March 28: Jairam


March 23rd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The tiger census will be released on March 28, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh said Wednesday, adding that it will be a comprehensive and ... 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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Two leopard cubs clubbed to death


March 13th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 13 (IANS) Even as a national campaign is underway to save India's tiger population, farmers in an Uttar Pradesh village Sunday clubbed to death two one-year-old leopard cubs ... Read more...

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Tiger census to be released March 28


March 9th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The tiger census will be released on March 28, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh said Wednesday, adding that he was expecting some good news.Though ... Read more...

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Tiger mauls two troopers in Bihar


February 28th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 28 (IANS) A tiger injured two paramilitary troopers in Valmiki National Park in West Champaran district of Bihar Monday, police said.The injured troopers of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) were ... 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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Tigress found dead in Ranthambore National Park


February 9th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 9 (IANS) A tigress was found dead in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district, an official said Wednesday."We found the tigress dead this (Wednesday) morning in Kundera range. ... Read more...

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Three WWF female officials kidnapped by Bodo militants in Assam ‘released’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Three female wildlife officials, who were abducted along with their male colleagues, in Assam have reportedly been released.The Assam police have however said, that the abductors have ... 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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Students campaign to save tigers in Coimbatore


December 17th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Dec. 17 (ANI): Over 2000 students took part in a campaign to save the tiger here on Thursday.They dressed themselves up in tiger skin outfits, carried placards, banners and ... Read more...

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