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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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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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Raj Thackeray puts cash rewards to save tigers


June 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 1 (IANS) The endangered tiger in the state has found a new saviour in Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray.He announced a reward of Rs.500,000 Friday ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to deploy 500 armed guards against tiger poaching


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Alarmed by the deaths of two tigers in Maharashtra forest reserves, state Forest Minister Patangrao Kadam Tuesday said that over 500 armed guards will be recruited ... Read more...

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32 tiger deaths so far in 2012


May 15th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Even as India is striving hard to save big cats, about 32 tigers have died so far this year - nearly half them victims to ... Read more...

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From Akbar to Salim, an epic adventure (IANS Book Review)


October 4th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Empire of the Moghul: Ruler of the World"; Author: Alex Rutherford, Publisher: Headline Review; Price: Rs.495; Pages: 416"Ruler of the World", the third in a series of epic quintets, "Empire ... Read more...

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Sariska to get two Ranthambore tiger cubs


July 29th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 28 (IANS) The Sariska tiger reserve, which has two tigers and three tigresses, will get two tiger cubs to add to the big cat numbers. The cubs will ... Read more...

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Eye on tiger: Satellites to track Sariska’s big cats


July 14th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Tigers in Rajasthan's Sariska Tiger Reserve may soon be connected with a satellite, enabling foresters to keep a constant watch on their movement. The system will ... Read more...

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Steps mooted to protect straying Ranthambore Park tigers


March 29th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 29 (IANS) The union ministry of environment and forest plans to take steps to ensure the safety of the tigers that sneak out of the Ranthambore National Park ... Read more...

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Indian culture, military might unfold at R’Day (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India Wednesday celebrated its 62nd Republic Day, displaying its military might and vibrant cultural diversity, a spectacle witnessed by the country's who's who and tens of ... Read more...

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Roar of tiger at Rajpath!


January 26th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Tigers roared at Rajpath Wednesday, as a tableau rolled in at the Republic Day parade with the message to save India's national animal.The tableau by the Central ... Read more...

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Two women arrested in Punjab for smuggling tiger skins


December 29th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Dec.29 (ANI): Forest rangers have arrested two women for their alleged role in smuggling skins and other body parts of two tigers.Apart from tigers, some body parts and ... Read more...

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Tiger skins seized in Punjab, two Karnataka women held


December 29th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar (Punjab), Dec 29 (IANS) Forest department officials have arrested here two Karnataka-based women for possessing tiger skins and other wildlife material, an official said Wednesday."We have recovered skins of two ... Read more...

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Leopard, lion die in Bangalore zoo


October 24th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 24 (IANS) A leopard and an aged lion died within 12 hours of each other between late Saturday and early Sunday after prolonged illness in the Bannerghatta Biological Park on ... Read more...

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Two tigers to be relocated to Sariska reserve


July 9th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 9 (IANS) Two tigers will be relocated from the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district to Sariska Tiger Reserve in Alwar, an official said. "A team of experts visited ... Read more...

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Tiger kills man in Uttar Pradesh


June 24th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) A tiger killed a man in a village adjoining a forest area in Pilibhit district of Uttar Pradesh, an official said Thursday. The partially eaten body of Bulakiram, 55, ... Read more...

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Panna reserve celebrates with three new tiger cubs


May 9th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 9 (IANS) In cheering news for wildlife enthusiasts, a tigress brought to Madhya Pradesh's Panna National Park last year has given birth to three cubs, officials said Sunday. The good news ... Read more...

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Two tigers found dead in Ranthambore Sanctuary


March 8th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Ranthambore (Rajasthan), Mar 8 (ANI): Two tiger cubs were found dead under mysterious circumstances at the Ranthambore Sanctuary in Rajasthan on Sunday.The cause of the deaths is yet to be ascertained, but ... Read more...

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White tiger in Jharkhand zoo suffering from cancer


March 5th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bokaro, March 5 (IANS) A white tiger suffering from cancer is struggling for his life in this steel city, zoo authorities said. "The white tiger is suffering from fibro sarcoma, a form of ... Read more...

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Escaped tigers rescued in Guwahati


January 30th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 30 (ANI): The wildlife officials managed to catch hold of the two tigers that had escaped from the enclosure of a zoo here on Saturday.The escape of the tigers ... Read more...

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Two tigers escape from Guwahati zoo, tranquilised later


January 30th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 30 (IANS) Two adult tigers Saturday escaped from an enclosure at the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati, triggering panic among nearly 10,000 visitors who were inside the zoo at that ... Read more...

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India-Nepal land dispute threatens tiger reserve (With Image)


August 5th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjeeb Baruah Susta (Bihar), Aug 5 (IANS) The presence of illegal settlers is threatening wildlife in the Susta region of the Valmiki Tiger Reserve as forest staff don't patrol the area because ... Read more...

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Tiger found dead in Jim Corbett National Park


March 19th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Ramnagar (Uttarakhand), Mar 19 (ANI): The body of a tigress suspected to have died in a fight with another tiger was found in Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand. The officials found ... Read more...

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Forest officials relocate tigress in Madhya Pradesh


March 11th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mandla (Madhya Pradesh), Mar.11 (ANI): Forest officials have airlifted a tigress from the Kanha National Park to the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh in a bid to revive the tiger ... Read more...

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Tiger kills woman in Uttarakhand


February 5th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A woman was mauled to death by a tiger when she entered a forest near the Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand to collect fuel wood, officials said ... Read more...

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10 tigers, 57 elephants poached in three years


December 3rd, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) At least 10 tigers and 57 elephants have been poached in India during last three years, the environment and forests ministry said Wednesday but said the government ... Read more...

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Bihar wildlife officials employ DNA methods for Palamau tiger census


December 1st, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Palamau (Bihar), Dec.1 (ANI): Wildlife authorities involved with the Palamau Tiger Reserve Project in Bihar are employing the latest DNA techniques to ascertain the number of tigers living in the reserve. The ... Read more...

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Another white tigress dies in Bhopal


June 30th, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 30 (IANS) Yet another white tigress has died at the Van Vihar National Park here, an official said Thursday. Park veterinarian Atul Gupta said the tigress, Kiku, "was a paralytic ... Read more...

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White tigress dies in Madhya Pradesh park


May 16th, 2008 - 12:23 am ICT by admin
Bhopal, May 15 (IANS) A white female tiger died at Van Vihar National Park here, two days after being operated upon, the park officials said Thursday. The tigress, Rini, was paralytic and ... Read more...

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White tigress operated upon successfully in Bhopal


May 11th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, May 11 (ANI): A team of veterinarians successfully operated upon an 18-year-old tigress 'Rini' for a fibrous growth beneath her eye, in a two-hour long operation, in Bhopal on May ... Read more...

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Three tigers identified for rehabilitation in Sariska


March 24th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, March 24 (IANS) The Rajasthan forest department has identified three tigers in Ranthambore national park for their rehabilitation in Sariska tiger reserve as part of the government's plan to reintroduce the ... Read more...

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Tiger injures woman in Sundarbans


March 2nd, 2008 - 12:54 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) A woman who had gone fishing in West Bengal's Sundarban creek was injured by a tiger Saturday, a senior forest official said. Gayetri Sardar, a housewife of Shyamnagar ... Read more...

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