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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.

Sasan bandh against SC verdict on trans-location of lions

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 19:22

The bandh call was given by Gir Nature Club and supported by various organisations - including trade unions, Sasan Hotel association and guide association.

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.

Farmers told to barricade wells on Gir periphery

Last Updated: Friday, April 27, 2012, 16:34

Farmers living in the vicinity of the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary have been asked to barricade about 3,000 open wells to prevent Asiatic lions from falling into them.