Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 01:49
The Gujarat government on Friday admitted that 13 Asiatic lions died due to unnatural causes within last one year in and around the famous Gir Wildlife sanctuary in the state.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 22:16
Two of three extremely rare Asiatic lion cubs born in a French zoo last year have been killed by their parents, zoo officials said, in a blow to conservation efforts.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 22:15
An agreement may be signed between the Environment and Forests Ministry and other stake holders to oversee implementation of Asiatic lions from neighbouring Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh`s Palpur Kuno sanctuary.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 09:19
Madhya Pradesh government has sought over Rs 7 crore from the Centre to shift Asiatic lions from Gujarat to its Palpur Kuno Sanctuary under Sheopur district of Gwalior division.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 23:11
After rejecting the proposal to send Asiatic lions to sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat will transfer 4 animals to safari at Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav`s native Saifai village in Etawah.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 21:00
With a view to inform people about legal provisions pertaining to protection of Asiatic lions, the forest department of Gujarat has launched a `Sinha Rath` (lion chariot) from Sasan Gir in Junagadh.
Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 10:54
Tourists visiting Gujarat to get a glimpse of the Asiatic Lions might get to see them at a new address at Ambardi in Amreli district, the eastern end of Gir sanctuary, by this year-end.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 16:13
The Supreme Court had on Monday allowed trans-location of Asiatic lions from Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh, saying the species is under threat of extinction and needs a second home.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 21:52
Gujarat government would be exploring "all legal options" to challenge the Supreme Court verdict on relocation of Asiatic lions to neighbouring Madhya Pradesh.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 18:22
Independent MP Parimal Nathwani today expressed reservations about the apex court`s direction to shift Asiatic lions from Gir forest in Gujarat to Kuno sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh.
Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 22:38
The Gujarat government today said it will study the full judgement of the Supreme Court on relocation of Asiatic lions to Madhya Pradesh before deciding its future course of action on the issue.
Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 12:24
Ninety-two Asiatic lions have died, including 83 of natural death, in the past two years in Gujarat`s Saurashtra region while there has been no case of poaching.
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