HC asks zoo panel, Delhi Zoo to reply on visitors' safety

The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a response from the city police, Delhi Zoo and the Central Zoo Authority on a plea asking to ensure the safety and security of visitors to the National Zoological Park, where a youth was mauled to death by a tiger.

Delhi zoo tiger attack: HC notice on plea for compensation

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from the Centre, National Zoological Park and the city government on a plea seeking compensation of Rs 50 lakh for the family members of a youth, mauled to death recently by a white tiger in the zoo here.

9 zoos issued show cause notices: Javadekar

There are nine zoos to which the Central Zoo Authority has issued show cause notices for not complying with guidelines developed by the Central Zoo Authority for scientific management of zoos, the government today said.

Rs six crore for modernising state zoo

Assam government today announced that an amount of Rs six crore would be spend for modernising of the State Zoo cum Botanical Garden during the current financial year.

White tigers in MP: CZA rejects proposed vet hospital design

The Central Zoo Authority (CZA) has rejected the design of a proposed veterinary hospital at the zoo and rescue centre at Mukundpur in Madhya Pradesh.

Centre bans setting up of dolphinariums

The Centre has nipped in the bud plans of three states to set up dolphinariums to attract tourists.

Indian zoos to be graded on performance

All 198 CZA recognised zoos in the country will be graded by a team of experts and a certificate each based on their performance will be issued.

White tiger couple in Jaipur Zoo?

Visitors may soon be able to enjoy the presence of a white tiger (albino) couple in Jaipur Zoo -- if its proposal gets a nod from the Central Zoo Authority.

Central Zoo Authority to get more teeth: Govt

The Government plans to restructure Central Zoo Authority to give it more teeth, Minister for Environment and Forest Jairam Ramesh told Rajya Sabha Monday.