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Youth rapes minor girl, shuts her in cupboard

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 16:36

A youth allegedly raped a nine-year-old girl living in his neighbourhood and later shut her inside a cupboard in his room here before fleeing, police said on Monday.

Five lions back in Gir forest after medical treatment

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 19:37

Five lions, including two cubs, were released back into the wild by forest officials near Kotamba in Amreli district, after treating them for various diseases.

Two leopards found dead in and around the Gir forest area

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 22:22

Two leopards were found dead today in and around the Gir forest and its surrounding areas.

Farmer electrocutes lion to death near Gir forest

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 22:33

An Asiatic lion was electrocuted to death allegedly by a farmer in Moti Monpuri village in Visavad taluka of Junagadh district within the Gir forest range, Deputy Conservator of Forests, West Division, Gir Forest, K Ramesh said.

Congress asks MP govt to take up shifting of lions

Last Updated: Friday, July 19, 2013, 14:59

The Opposition Congress has asked the BJP-led Madhya Pradesh government to directly take up with their Gujarat counterparts the issue of trans location of Asiatic lions from there to a state sanctuary.

Delhi University student stabbed to death

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 15:45

A 22-year-old Delhi University student was stabbed to death near his home, police said on Tuesday, blaming it on personal enmity.

Report on Gir lions affected by deadly virus incorrect: Gujarat

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 22:56

The news report, which appeared today, stated that scientists in India have recently found Pestes des Petits Ruminants Virus to be behind the death of a lion in Gir the first such incident ever.

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.

Herbivores census completed in Gir forest

Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 21:19

The 2013 census to assess the number of herbivores in the natural habitat of the Gir National Park and Sanctuary in Gujarat was conducted by state forest department.

Two-day annual herbivores census in Gir forests

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 08, 2013, 17:58

Several forest officials on Tuesday began a two-day annual census on herbivore animals in the Gir National Park and sanctuary.

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.

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.