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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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Rome zoo feeds animals frozen yoghurt


August 21st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 21 (IANS/AKI) A zoo in Rome is helping its animals overcome the blistering summer temperatures with specially flavoured frozen yoghurt and shaved ice.The Rome Biopark adopted the new ... Read more...

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Tiger cub spotted in Sariska


August 8th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 8 (IANS) A tigress in Rajasthan's Sariska Tiger Reserve has reportedly delivered a cub.On Tuesday, the tigress and the cub were captured on camera. This is encouraging news, ... Read more...

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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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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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I’m not Bollywood’s only ‘tiger’ of marriageable age: Tusshar


July 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Actor Tusshar Kapoor, 35, says he may be a bit old, but when it comes to marriage there are older 'tigers' in the industry waiting ... 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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SC bans tourism in core areas of tiger reserves


July 24th, 2012 - 7:01 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 over 40 tiger reserves.A bench ... Read more...

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Big B salutes women power!


July 15th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is amazed with the way women are progressing and says that the time is not too far away when "women shall rule ... Read more...

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After tigress, Priyanka adopts lioness


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) After tigress Durga, Bollywood's 'junglee billi' Priyanka Chopra has adopted lioness Sundari of Ranchi's Birsa Munda zoo, an official said Saturday."We have received a cheque ... Read more...

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Wildlife smuggler Sansar Chand gets bail


May 31st, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Wildlife smuggler Sansar Chand was granted bail by a Delhi court Thursday but he would remain in a jail in Rajasthan in connection with other ... 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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Summer heat killing bats?


May 27th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 27 (IANS) More than 50 bats have died in this Jharkhand capital, possibly due to the summer heat, officials said Sunday.Ranchi's temperature is hovering between 40 and 42 ... 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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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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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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Three tigers among 69 animals killed in Chhattisgarh


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 23 (IANS) Three tigers were among 69 animals killed in the wild in Chhattisgarh since 2009-10, while the state government has spent a little over Rs.116 crore on ... Read more...

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Save Kosi river corridor, save tigers: WWF


March 18th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Highlighting the importance of the Kosi river corridor in the Corbett tiger reserve in Uttarakhand, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Sunday that the crucial ... 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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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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Britain to ban wild animals from circuses


March 1st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Travelling circuses in Britain will be banned from using wild animals in their shows, a media report said Thursday.Ministers unveiled plans to outlaw the "outdated" practice ... Read more...

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Tiger mauls woman to death


February 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 17 (IANS) A tiger killed the 50-year-old mother of a guide in Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district, police said Friday.According to the police, the deceased ... Read more...

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Microchip to help track Shanghai’s endangered animals


February 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 11 (IANS) Over 700 endangered animals kept in parks, zoos and by acrobatic groups here will soon get a microchip planted to track their numbers and living conditions.Data ... Read more...

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Tiger on prowl in Lucknow’s neighbourhood


January 10th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) A fully-grown tiger on the prowl for the last five days near Rehman-Khera village, about 18 km from Lucknow, has caused panic in the area. Authorities ... Read more...

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Tigress, cubs kill, eat farmer in Yavatmal (With Image)


January 10th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Jan 10 (IANS) A tigress from a nearby forest reserve killed a farmer while he was working in the field and, along with her cubs, ate the body ... Read more...

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Roaring news! Translocated tigress gives birth


December 17th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) Wildlife enthusiasts had reason for cheer after a translocated tigresses at the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh gave birth and was spotted with a cub, ... Read more...

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Rajasthan government’s nod to third national park


November 28th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 28 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Monday gave its nod to the proposal of declaring Kumbhalgarh and Tatgarh-Raoli areas of the state as a national park to house excess ... Read more...

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Odisha orders probe into five tiger cubs’ death


November 21st, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 21 (IANS) The Odisha government Monday ordered a probe to find out if the death of five tiger cubs' in a zoo here Nov 18 was due to ... Read more...

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Jogi for CBI probe into wildlife killings


November 21st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 21 (IANS) Claiming that poachers have virtually taken over Chhattisgarh's sanctuaries, Congress leader Ajit Jogi Monday sought a CBI probe into a spate of killings of tigers and ... 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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Kanha’s second orphaned tigress sent to Panna reserve


November 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 12 (IANS) A tigress of the Kanha National Park, whose sister had been translocated eight month ago to Madhya Pradesh's Panna National Park, was sent to join her ... Read more...

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Woman killed by tiger in Uttar Pradesh


November 5th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 5 (IANS) A tiger killed a woman in Katarniaghat forest reserve in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday, an official said.Nanki, 42, a native of Khairipurwa village, ... Read more...

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Women’s car rally to focus on breast cancer, tigers


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) More than 50 women will drive down from Delhi to Jaipur Saturday in bid to create awareness about women empowerment, breast cancer and the dwindling ... Read more...

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What’s on Delhi-Dhaka diplomacy table


September 6th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) Notwithstanding the uncertainty over the Teesta water accord, there is a lot happening on the India-Bangladesh diplomacy table.With Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on a ... Read more...

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Tigress found dead in Uttar Pradesh forest


July 30th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) The carcass of a three-year-old tigress was found in Dudhwa forest reserve in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Saturday, an official said.Divisional Forest Officer Ganesh Bhatt said the ... Read more...

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