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Third tiger cub at Patna zoo also dead


September 4th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) All three tiger cubs born at the Patna Zoological Park July 31 have died within a week, succumbing to infection, a zoo official said Tuesday.The last ... Read more...

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Another tiger cub dies in Bihar


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) The death of another tiger cub in the Patna Zoological Park here has shocked zoo officials and wildlife lovers as only last month one of the ... Read more...

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Tiger cub dies, two others critical


August 29th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) The Patna Zoological Park had reason to celebrate in July after tigress Swarna gave birth to three cubs. Just a month later, however, there is a ... 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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‘Cocktail’: Tale of ennui told well, sparkling performances by cast (IANS Hindi Film Review)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Cocktail"; Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Diane Penty; Directed by: Homi Adajania; Rating:***Out of the three protagonists in this wacky menage a trois, two people are not as ... Read more...

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LTTE tortured and killed while fighting Indians: Book


July 12th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (lANS) The LTTE tortured and killed alleged spies and "traitors" and also looted Tamil shops and homes while fighting the Indian peacekeepers in Sri Lanka, a book ... Read more...

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Three tiger cubs spotted in Ranthambore


June 29th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 29 (IANS) Three new tiger cubs have been spotted at the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan, bringing cheer to wildlife enthusiasts.The cubs of tigress T-17, also known as ... 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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Tigers maul, kill Maharashtra forest guard


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 22 (IANS) In a gory tragedy, a forest guard was killed by a family of tigers when he had gone to replenish their watering holes in the deep ... 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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Sariska tigers feature in BBC series (With Images)


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Life of five endangered tigers in the rugged hills of Rajasthan's Sariska reserve captured by an Indian cinematographer is being shown in Britain as part ... Read more...

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Homai Vyarawalla: My interaction with the grand old lady (First Person)


January 15th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
I remember when I first met Homai Vyarawalla. She sat in front of us calm and collected. For me, she was an awe-inspiring figure, a myth that I suddenly realised to ... 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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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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Chhattisgarh arrests 66 poachers


December 24th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) As many as 66 people were arrested in Chhattisgarh on charges of poaching since January 2010, Home Minister Nankiram Kanwar informed the state assembly Friday."A total ... 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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Brangelina’s kids don’t find them cool


December 9th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's children don't find their parents "cool"."Fortunately, I've scored some points at home because of 'Kung Fu Panda'. They love ... Read more...

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Former minister on India’s wildlife trail — with a camera (With Images)


December 8th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The images stay on long after viewing them - a tigress and four of her cubs drinking from a shallow trough in high summer ... Read more...

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Elephant dies at Chhattisgarh zoo


November 24th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 23 (IANS) Days after a tigress was found killed in a Chhattisgarh sanctuary, an elephant died at a zoo in Bilaspur district, forest officials said Wednesday.A post-mortem report ... Read more...

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Tiger cub dies in Bhopal


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 22 (IANS) The surviving cub of a tigress who had given birth to two cubs Sunday, one of which was stillborn, has died, officials said Tuesday.The cub died ... Read more...

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Tigress gives birth to one cub


November 21st, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 21 (IANS) A nine-year-old tigress of the Van Vihar National Park here gave birth to two cubs, one of which was stillborn.The tigress, Basni, has not yet separated ... 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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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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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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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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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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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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Tigers facing doom in Bangladesh?


July 30th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) Tiger, tiger burning bright - goes the saying. Not so for the big cats of Bangladesh. Recent discoveries of tiger skin and bones near the Sundarbans ... Read more...

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Wildlife guardians: Adoptions rise at Van Vihar (With Image)


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 22 (IANS) They are not high-profile celebrities, but at least 33 wildlife lovers have adopted animals at the Van Vihar National Park here under their unique guardianship scheme.It ... Read more...

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Tigress kills teenager in Uttar Pradesh


June 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), June 3 (IANS) A tigress killed a teenager inside the Katarniaghat forest reserve here, an official said Friday.Buddha, 14, a resident of Lonianpurwa village, was killed by ... Read more...

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NGO demands CBI inquiry into tigress death


May 18th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 18 (IANS) Udai Foundation, a wildlife conservation NGO, Wednesday sought a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death of a tigress a year ago.Wildlife activist Shehla ... Read more...

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Will Dhoni adopt a tiger please!


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) Enthused by Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra's gesture to 'adopt' a tigress, the authorities at Birsa Zoological Park are hoping cricket captain and Ranchi boy M.S. ... Read more...

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Two tiger cubs spotted at Ranthambore National Park


April 25th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 25 (IANS) Two new tiger cubs have been spotted at the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district, taking the total number of cubs in the park ... Read more...

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Goa may add to India’s tiger numbers


April 17th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 17 (IANS) Where have Goa's tigers gone? Despite consistently throwing up four to five tigers in past counts, the latest 2011 tiger census conspicuously avoids reference to the ... Read more...

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