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Herbivore population in Gir sanctuary goes up

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 13:51

A two-day census carried out at Gir sanctuary in Junagadh district of Saurashtra has revealed that the herbivore population has gone up 18.40 percent over the last three years.

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.

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.

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.

Gir Sanctuary authorities construct water ponds for animals

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 08:39

Authorities in the Sasan Gir National Park in Gujarat have constructed artificial water ponds for animals.

Gir Sanctuary lost 86 lions in three years

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2012, 21:32

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

Ansari visits Gir Lion Sanctuary

Last Updated: Monday, January 09, 2012, 16:07

Vice President Hamid Ansari, who is on a three-day tour to Gujarat, visited the Gir Sanctuary, the only known home to the world-famous Asiatic lions.

Gir forest sanctuary roads to be closed during nights

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 14:32

The Gujarat forest and environment department has banned entry of vehicles on the roads passing through Gir National Park and Sanctuary, the last abode of Asiatic Lions, at night.

Five lions enjoy rains on road in Gir sanctuary

Last Updated: Sunday, June 20, 2010, 18:24

Five lions of Gir Sanctuary were seen roaming on the road leading to Bhuva village in Amreli district here.

Gir sanctuary faces water scarcity due to summer heat

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 22:35

Gujarat’s famous Gir sanctuary is facing acute water scarcity due to rising temperatures.