NTCA awaits Supreme Court verdict on bringing 'Cheetah' from Africa

NTCA awaits Supreme Court verdict on bringing 'Cheetah' from Africa

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has chalked out a plan to bring the Cheetah from Africa pending clearance from the Supreme Court, an NTCA official said.

Mar 04, 2018, 12:10 PM IST
WATCH: World's fastest cat takes on super fast car

WATCH: World's fastest cat takes on super fast car

The cheetah initially raced past ahead of the car, reaching a staggering speed of 62mph (100 km/hour) in just three seconds.

Dec 01, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Cheetahs rushing towards extinction; only 7,100 left experts warn

Cheetahs rushing towards extinction; only 7,100 left experts warn

World's fastest land animal, the cheetah is nearing extinction, claims a recent study. Due to its dramatic fall in number, very soon it shall be listed in the 'endangered' species category. The study published in journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, said.

Dec 28, 2016, 01:14 AM IST

CAG raps Defence Ministry over ageing assets in Army aviation corps

The national auditor on Friday rapped the Defence Ministry over ageing assets, some over 40 years old, in the Army Aviation Corps and for failing to provide combat free-fall parachutes to the special forces for over a decade, among other things.

Dec 18, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

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Dec 14, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

160 Kamov choppers to be built in India, 40 in Russia

India can manufacture 160 out of the 200 Kamov Ka-226T Light Utility Helicopters -- which will eventually replace the vintage Cheetah and Chetak choppers -- while the rest will be made in Russia, the CEO of a state-run business and manufacturing conglomerate here has said.

Aug 27, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

India plans to build Light Combat Helicopters indigenously from 2017-18 onwards

The production plan for indigenously-built Light Combat Helicopters have been made from 2017-18 onwards, the government said on Friday, adding that they are not a replacement for the ageing fleets of Chetak and Cheetah helicopters.

Mar 20, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

62% of military chopper crashes since 1986 due to human error: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said 62 percent of military chopper accidents in the country since 1986 has taken place due to "human error", trashing claims by a group of army officers' wives seeking replacement of Cheetah and Chetak helicopters.

Mar 13, 2015, 17:01 PM IST

Army chopper crashes in Dimapur, personnel escape with minor injuries

Three army personnel, including Lt Gen. Bipin Rawat, had a lucky escape on Monday as a Cheetah helicopter carrying them crashed seconds after taking off from Rangapahar helipad in Nagaland's Dimapur district.

Feb 02, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

Army chopper crashes in Dimapur

A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Army crashed while taking off at the Rangapahar helipad in Nagaland's Dimapur district on Monday.

Feb 02, 2015, 19:30 PM IST
Cheetah reintroduction hits roadblock for want of funds

Cheetah reintroduction hits roadblock for want of funds

An ambitious project to reintroduce cheetah in India in the forests of Madhya Pradesh has hit a roadblock for want of funds.

Jan 30, 2015, 10:27 AM IST

Martial Arts trainer Yajnesh Shetty gets Bharat Gaurav

Renowned Martial Arts trainer Yajnesh Shetty, has been awarded Bharat Gaurav Puraskar at a ceremony held at Islamic Culture Center, here.

Sep 17, 2014, 22:08 PM IST

Iran tries to save Asiatic cheetah from extinction

Iran is rushing to try to save one of the world`s critically endangered species, the Asiatic cheetah, and bring it back from the verge of extinction in its last remaining refuge.

Jun 26, 2014, 15:22 PM IST

The tiny mite is world`s fastest land animal!

All of you must be knowing that cheetah is the fastest land animal. But now the Cheetah has been beaten to the title of fastest animal in the world by the tiny Californian mite.

Apr 30, 2014, 21:13 PM IST

WII plans Rs 260 cr proj for reintroducing cheetah in India

Cheetah, which became extinct from the country about seven decades back, may find a home in India if the Centre agrees to fund WII`s Rs 260 crore project for reintroducing the feline in
Nauradehi wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh`s Sagar district.

Feb 21, 2014, 10:04 AM IST

Cheetah`s mix of stealth and speed similar to race cars

A new study has claimed that Cheetahs move like race cars by maintaining a fine balance of speed against manoeuvring capability.

Sep 04, 2013, 16:08 PM IST

Adam Sandler attacked by Cheetah on African safari

Adam Sandler was mauled by a cheetah after he tried to feed the wild animal with his bare hands during a visit to a wildlife park in Africa.

Jul 12, 2013, 14:20 PM IST

Speed -- and brakes -- make the cheetah a champion

Cheetahs are renowned as the fastest things on legs, but just as important as their speed is their ability to brake, enabling them to twist and turn in pursuit of prey, a study published on Wednesday says.

Jun 13, 2013, 12:07 PM IST

Usain Bolt can’t be faster than a cheetah

Even Usain Bolt, currently the fastest man in the world, couldn’t outpace greyhounds, cheetahs, or the pronghorn antelope, according to a light-hearted comparison of the extraordinary athleticism of humans and animals in the Veterinary Record.

Jul 28, 2012, 18:01 PM IST

Chimp from 1930s US ‘Tarzan’ films dead at 80

Cheetah, the chimpanzee that starred in the ‘Tarzan’ films of the 1930s, has passed away at the age of 80, according to the Florida sanctuary where he had lived for more than 50 years.

Dec 28, 2011, 16:59 PM IST