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13 `unnatural` lion deaths within a year in Gujarat

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.

Parents kill two rare Asiatic lion cubs born at French zoo

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.

MP to sign MoU with MoEF, Gujarat govt for shifting of lions

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.

Shifting lions from Gujarat: MP govt seeks Rs 7 cr from Centre

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.

After snubbing MP, Gujarat to send Asiatic Lions to Akhilesh Yadav`s village

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.

Gujarat launches awareness drive to protect Asiatic lions

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.

Guj tourists may get to see Asiatic lions in Amreli

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.

Sasan bandh against SC verdict on trans-location of lions

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.

Relocating Asiatic lions: Gujarat has not given up

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.

New habitat may not prove suitable for Gir lions: Nathwani

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.

Gujarat to study SC verdict on lions before taking next step

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.

Ninety-two Asiatic lions died in Gujarat in last 2 yrs

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.