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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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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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Human-elephant conflict on the rise in Assam


May 17th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) The death of a female elephant undergoing treatment for paralysis in Assam's Karbi Anglong district Wednesday has again brought to light the human-elephant conflict in the ... Read more...

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Cheetah translocation was cabinet decision: Jayanthi


May 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) With the Supreme Court putting on hold the government's ambitious project to import the cheetah from Africa, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Wednesday said her ministry ... Read more...

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Mongoose hair brushes seized in Agra


May 1st, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 1 (IANS) Hundreds of paint-brushes allegedly made from the hair of mongoose were seized from a shop here Monday evening."We are trying to find out about ... Read more...

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PTI employees on 30-hour strike (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Employees of the Press Trust of India (PTI), the largest news agency in the country, went on a 30-hour countrywide strike Friday demanding implementation of ... Read more...

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Two orphaned rhinos from Kaziranga to be released in Manas


March 10th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 10 (IANS) Two orphaned one-horned rhinos in Assam's Kaziranga National Park will be released in the Manas National Park by officials of the state forest department and the ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand’s killer tusker evades death


January 11th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Jan 11 (IANS) Life almost slipped away from this 35-year-old tusker when marching orders were issued to shoot him dead. But destiny had willed otherwise.This bull tusker trampled ... 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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Green stoves burn bright in Bihar’s tiger land (With Images)


December 19th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Valmiki Nagar (Bihar), Dec 19 (IANS) More than a hundred households living within Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve have switched from the traditional mud stoves to the more efficient eco-friendly 'chulhas' ... Read more...

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Green panels protest construction in Greater Noida wetlands


November 15th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Nov 15 (IANS) Acting on the directions of the environment ministry, a joint team of Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Tuesday inspected the ... Read more...

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Journalist’s book on Indian political history released


October 19th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) A bygone era of Indian journalism, politics and social life diligently chronicled by K.P. Srivastava, a veteran journalist and media adviser to former prime minister ... Read more...

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Militants ambush Pakistani troops, killing 9 soldiers


October 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least nine Pakistani soldiers were killed on Monday when heavily-armed gunmen ambushed troops in the country's Khyber Agency, according to media reports on Tuesday.The attack occurred during ... Read more...

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Retired journalist commits suicide


September 8th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Eminent journalist Madhusudhan Guharoy, who broke the news of the assassination of Bangladesh president Ziaur Rahman, commited suicide by jumping in front of a Metro train, ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in northwestern India, killing the pilot


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by BNO News
BIKANER, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot was killed on Tuesday when his fighter jet crashed in northwestern India, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.The accident happened ... Read more...

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10 killed as bus falls into stream in Indian-administered Kashmir


July 31st, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- At least 10 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a bus plunged off a mountain road and fell into a stream in Indian-administered Kashmir, ... Read more...

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Give elephants their space, urges Madhuri


July 21st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit has become the brand ambassador for a charity project for the conservation of Asian elephants. She says recent human-elephant conflicts would not ... Read more...

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Zambian emeralds sparkle in Indian jewellery


July 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Deep coloured emeralds from Zambia will sparkle at a special jewellery collection for India - to be unveiled by Bollywoood diva Madhuri Dixit this week ... 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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Strike at India’s top carmaker ends after 13 days


June 17th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- The 13-day strike at India's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki in the northern state of Haryana was called off on late Thursday night after an agreement was reached ... Read more...

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Indian yoga guru on hunger strike taken to hospital


June 10th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- India's most popular yoga guru Ramdev was on Friday hospitalized in the Indian city of Dehradun after his health deteriorated on the seventh day of fast.Press Trust ... Read more...

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At least 16 dead after truck ran over Indian pilgrims


June 9th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by BNO News
AHMEDABAD, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 16 Indian pilgrims on Thursday were killed when a speeding truck ran over them while they were sleeping, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.The ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh launches ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’ campaign


May 24th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday launched the 'Haathi Mere Saathi' campaign here as part of an initiative to boost the protection and welfare ... Read more...

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Storms claim 56 lives in India


May 20th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 56 people were killed when severe dust storms, accompanied by rain and thundershowers, lashed the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on Wednesday evening.The ... Read more...

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One soldier killed after India, Pakistan exchange border fire


May 15th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- An Indian soldier was killed after Pakistani and Indian troops exchanged fire at a border spot near Jammu, the winter capital of the disputed Kashmir region, Press ... Read more...

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Air India reinstates 15 pilots after ‘illegal’ strike


May 13th, 2011 - 3:51 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The state-owned Air India on Thursday reinstated the 15 pilots who were sacked or suspended for participating in the recently ended 'illegal' strike, Press Trust of ... Read more...

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25 injured after train derails in central India


May 10th, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 25 passengers were injured on Monday when a train derailed in central India, Press Trust of India reported.The six coaches of the Mumbai-Pratapgarh Udyog Nagri ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to improve bilateral trade


April 29th, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- India and Pakistan agreed on Thursday to initiate steps to improve their bilateral trade that was hampered after the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.Press Trust of India reported ... Read more...

Posted in India |

Bhopal zoo to get 10th Royal Bengal Tiger


April 26th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 26 (IANS) Van Vihar, a home for orphaned animals in the heart of the Madhya Pradesh capital, will soon get its 10th Royal Bengal Tiger when a three-year-old ... Read more...

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Former India’s Commonwealth Games chief arrested for corruption


April 25th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The former organizing committee chief of the India's 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) on Monday was attested over corruption charges, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.Suresh ... Read more...

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Two top militants killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir


April 24th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- Two top militants of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed Sunday during an encounter with army troops in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Press Trust of ... Read more...

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Suspected rebels kill eight in troubled northeast India


April 16th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight people were killed when rebels attacked the security convoy of an independent lawmaker in India's northeastern state of Manipur, Press Trust of India ... Read more...

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Pakistan to release 89 Indian fishermen


April 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Pakistan on Monday decided to release 89 Indian fishermen after India released 39 Pakistani fishermen.The Pakistani prisoners released by India reached the Wagah border on Monday, while ... Read more...

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Woman gets five-year jail for trading in tiger parts


April 7th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A court in Uttar Pradesh has sentenced a woman to five years and three months of rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs.50,000 for ... Read more...

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First whale shark satellite-tagged in India


March 16th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sutrapada (Gujarat), March 16 (IANS) A whale shark has been satellite-tagged for the first time in India as part of research to understand its behaviour, ecological preferences and migration, an ... Read more...

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