Xi to hear lion's roar during stroll with Modi

The roar of the majestic Asiatic lions will be heard when Prime Minister Narendra Modi strolls with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the Sabarmati riverfront - thanks to mechanised animals that will be on display.

13 `unnatural` lion deaths within a year in Gujarat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

MP pitches hard for shifting Asiatic lions from Gujarat

The Gujarat government earlier this month told the SC that it could not consent to the shifting of its Asiatic lions from Gir forests.

Gir Sanctuary lost 86 lions in three years

The last abode of Asiatic Lions, Gir Sanctuary, lost 25 lions in the year 2011-12.

Two `kings of forest` rule biggest pride in Gir

Experts have noticed a unique
behavioural pattern at Gir National Park, where two
lions rule the biggest pride in the forest comprising 32
felines.

Gujarat to send Asiatic lions to Punjab

In view of the declining number
of lions in Punjab, the state has asked Gujarat to translocate
a pair of the famous Asiatic lions to the northern state.

Four-day census of Asiatic Lions in Gir forest concludes

The four-day census of Asiatic
Lions in Gir forest concluded today and the result is likely
to be declared in a few days, a senior forest official said
on Tuesday.