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Madhya Pradesh pitches hard for shifting Asiatic lions from Gujarat


April 16th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Monday said Gujarat's opposition to the translocation of Asiatic lions from Gir forests should be rejected because the state has already ... Read more...

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Gujarat declines to shift its Asiatic lions to Madhya Pradesh


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Gujarat Monday told the Supreme Court that it could not consent to the shifting of its Asiatic lions from Gir forests to Kunopal sanctuary in ... 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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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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Guidelines on man-leopard conflict released


April 18th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Concerned over increasing cases of human-leopard conflict, India Monday released the first-of-its-kind guidelines for managing the strife.Released by the environment ministry, the guidelines are based ... Read more...

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Kanha tigress finds new home in Panna forest


March 27th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 27 (IANS) A five-year-old tigress was released Sunday in the sprawling Panna National Park in Madhya Pradesh after she made a 450-km road journey from the state's Kanha ... Read more...

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Panna all set to welcome Kanha tigress


March 25th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 25 (IANS) A five-year-old tigress from Madhya Pradesh's Kanha National Park will Friday night make a 450-km road journey to her new home in Panna forest.Her journey was ... Read more...

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Panna to get two Kanha tiger princesses in December


November 24th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Nov 24 (IANS) Come December and two tiger princesses will make a 450 km journey from Madhya Pradesh's Kanha National Park to their new home in the picturesque Panna ... Read more...

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Ramesh accepts administrative failure in Sariska tiger death


November 16th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday accepted failure of "governance and administration" in the death of a tiger in Rajasthan's Sariska Tiger Reserve."A team of experts from the ... Read more...

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Vashu takes Mumbai To Shimla


July 17th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Shooting in Mumbai has become a Russian Roulette, thanks to its unpredictable weather. After Madhur Bhandarkar postponed his outdoor schedule in Mumbai for "Dil To ... Read more...

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Vashu Takes Khandala To Simla


July 15th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Unpredictable weather has made shooting in Mumbai like Russian Roulette. After Madhur Bhandarkar who had to postpone his outdoor schedule in Mumbai for Dil To Bachcha ... Read more...

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Bone discovery could be earliest archaeological evidence for pet tortoises


July 13th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): An archaeologist from University of Leicester has found a bone belonging to a late19th-century tortoise from Stafford Castle, Staffordshire, and is believed to be the earliest archaeological evidence ... Read more...

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Gujarat opposes shifting Gir lions to Madhya Pradesh


February 11th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Gujarat government Thursday came out against the central and Madhya Pradesh governments' plan to shift Asiatic lions from Gir region to Kuno-Palpur sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh ... Read more...

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Andhra Govt. to translocate captive elephants from zoos, circuses to national parks


December 27th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Vishakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Dec.27 (ANI): In a move which may draw appreciation of animal lovers, Andhra Pradesh government has decided to translocate captive elephants from zoos and circuses to national parks and ... Read more...

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Central government to help Himachal in tackling monkey menace


October 14th, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 14 (IANS) The central government will help Himachal Pradesh in tackling the monkey menace, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Wednesday. "The central government has assured cooperation in containing monkey menace ... Read more...

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Netaji move-over Kareena will sizzle Khaki


July 24th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha For Kareena Kapoor playing a female politician for Sudhir Mishra's Dhruv won't be the same as Katrina playing the politician in Prakash Jha's Rajneeti where the director has ... Read more...

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Elephant-human clashes in Malawi force mass translocation


June 5th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 5 (DPA) The government of Malawi is teaming up with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to move over 60 elephants from a densely-populated area where at least 10 ... Read more...

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Meet Mr Frog, age 37


March 30th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) Researchers have stumbled upon a 37-year-old frog in New Zealand, making it one of the longest living frogs known to science. A male of the threatened species called Maud ... Read more...

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Tigress from Bandhavgarh to be flown to Panna this week


March 2nd, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 2 (IANS) The first of the two tigresses to be shifted from Bandhavgarh Tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh would be flown to the state's Panna Tiger Reserve in an Indian ... Read more...

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Assisted colonization can help wildlife survive in a warming world


February 18th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): In a new research, biologists have suggested that assisted colonization can play a vital role in helping wildlife to survive in a warming world.The research, led by ... Read more...

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Assisted migration of species necessary for saving wildlife from global warming


July 18th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): An international team of global warming experts have called for new drastic conservation tactics, such as assisted migration, to save species, in the face of the growing ... Read more...

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Relocate species endangered by climate change, urge scientists


July 18th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) In a pointer to the gravity of the situation, scientists have called for a last-resort conservation measure like the relocation to safer habitats of species endangered by climate ... Read more...

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Sterilised Himachal monkeys pregnant


June 23rd, 2008 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Monkeys sterilised by the Himachal Pradesh wildlife department last year are reproducing again, officials said Monday. To control the monkey menace in areas like Shimla, Kufri and Rampur, ... Read more...

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