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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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Living atop a tree, he campaigns for the environment (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Brikesh Singh is getting ready to climb another tree, this time inside a tiger reserve, and stay there for a month - not for fun ... Read more...

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Centre seeks SC nod to review eco-tourism norms (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday sought the Supreme Court's nod to review the guidelines on eco-tourism in and around protected areas following requests from stakeholders.The requests for ... Read more...

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Government seeks SC nod for eco-tourism norms’ review


August 21st, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday sought the Supreme Court's nod to review the guidelines on eco-tourism in and around protected areas following requests from stakeholders.The requests for ... Read more...

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EIH to rethink Kabini project in Karnataka


August 8th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Hospitality major EIH Ltd Tuesday said it would "rethink" its upcoming Kabini jungle lodge project in Karnataka as it is facing uncertainty.The company's Oberoi Vanyavilas, situated ... 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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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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Paddy comes to rescue of elephants in Arunanchal


May 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seijosa (Arunachal Pradesh), May 21 (IANS) The humble paddy has come to the rescue of elephants facing retaliation from villagers during human-elephant conflict in and around the Pakke Tiger Reserve ... Read more...

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Sariska villagers protest relocation


May 16th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 15 (IANS) Hundreds of people Tuesday blocked the main entrance of the Sariska tiger sanctuary in Rajasthan's Alwar district, protesting relocation of their villages falling within the reserve, ... 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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Conservation meets traditional art - with corporate help (With Images)


April 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Conservation and wildlife are meeting the arts and traditional crafts of India to spread a powerful green message in the country. And the movement is ... Read more...

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Highways through Indian tiger reserves will destroy habitat


April 16th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) As India strives hard to protect its big cats, a study in a tiger reserve has found that busy highways and excessive road expansion will ... Read more...

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Leopard skin seized in Assam


April 6th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 5 (IANS) A leopard skin has been seized near the famed Manas Tiger Reserve in Assam and one person has been arrested, an official said Thursday.The skin was ... Read more...

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Tiger kills 19 year old


March 9th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 9 (IANS) A tiger mauled to death a 19-year old youth in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district, police said Friday.The body of the deceased was ... Read more...

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36 locals held for hunting animals in Odisha park


February 25th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 25 (IANS) At least 36 persons, mostly local tribals, were arrested for hunting animals in Odisha's famed Simlipal National Park, one of India's first Project Tiger reserves, an ... Read more...

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Adding self-reliance to conservation, with jams and jellies


February 13th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 13 (IANS) Mrinali Moshahary had never imagined that her bottles of papaya jelly would be an instant hit among those visiting the North East Agri-Fair 2012 in the ... Read more...

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Leopard strays into Guwahati, injures three


January 20th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) At least three people were mauled by a leopard Friday in the heart of Assam's main city of Guwahati after the big cat strayed into a ... Read more...

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New grasslands to boost Bihar tigers (With Images)


January 8th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Valmiki Nagar (Bihar), Jan 8 (IANS) Bihar is planning to create more grasslands in its only tiger reserve to help support more prey animals for the big cats that currently ... 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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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...

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Mob kills tigress as officials watch


September 25th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 25 (IANS) As officials watched in horror, a 10,000-mob lynched a tigress trapped in a net in Chhattisgarh with sticks and stones and then took out a 'victory ... Read more...

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Tigers in Goa? Forest minister dodges queries


August 8th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Goa Forests Minister Filipe Neri Rodrigues questioned the existence of tigers in the state Monday, nearly two years after a male tiger was poached on the ... 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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Goa urged to set up tiger reserve


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Even while the Goa government is dithering over the setting up of a tiger reserve in the state, a member of the National Board for Wildlife ... Read more...

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Explore Ladakh, Sunderbans through the lens


July 20th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Week-long photo-tours of Ladakh and the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve in August-September will give photography enthusiasts an opportunity to explore the country's wilderness through the lens.The ... Read more...

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Ministers cite opposition to tiger reserve in Goa


July 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) In a setback for wildlife enthusiasts rooting for creating a tiger reserve in Goa, state Environment Minister Aleixo Sequeira said Tuesday there was popular resistance ... Read more...

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Activists roar for tiger reserve as Goa drags feet


July 11th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 11 (IANS) Even as the Goa government is dragging its feet over drafting a proposal to set up the Mhadei tiger reserve in a wildlife sanctuary ringed by ... 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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Goa activists happy with Jairam’s tiger reserve initiative


June 29th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 29 (IANS) Green activists in Goa have welcomed Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's initiative in asking the state government for a proposal to upgrade the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary to ... Read more...

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Manas sanctuary no longer a world heritage site ‘in danger’


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Unesco Tuesday removed the "in danger" tag from Assam's famed Manas National Park, a World Heritage site, reflecting the revival of the formerly beleaguered ... Read more...

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Man-animal conflict intensifies in Madhya Pradesh


June 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 1 (IANS) Man-animal conflict is intensifying in Madhya Pradesh with regular incidents of attacks on humans as big cats stray into inhabited areas because they are forced to ... Read more...

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Now, annual tiger assessment in every state


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 16 (IANS) Tiger census so far has been a once-in-four years activity, but now all the states will assess their tiger numbers annually. And Madhya Pradesh, which boasts ... Read more...

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Ramesh announces Rs. 200 crore for tiger relocation programmes in MP


April 17th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Panna (Madhya Pradesh), Apr 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh has announced Rs. 200 crore for village relocation programmes in Madhya Pradesh for establishing buffer zones ... 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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