Relocate Tiger T-24 to Ranthambore National Park: Experts

Stating that Tiger T-24 alias 'Ustad', which was shifted out after the alleged death of a forest guard in May, was not a "man-eater", wildlife experts have urged Rajasthan Government to relocate the tiger to its habitat in Ranthambore National Park (RNP) at Sawaimadhopur.

NGT asks Assam govt to release funds for Kaziranga park

The National Green Tribunal today pulled up the Assam government for its failure to release funds for protection of wildlife in Kaziranga and Manas national parks and directed it to make the amount available in two weeks.

Govt refutes claims of Oxford-led study, says tiger census correct

Govt refutes claims of Oxford-led study, says tiger census correct

The Indian government has rejected claims made by the Oxford University's wildlife experts that the increased tiger count was a result of flawed methodology for the census conducted in January this year.

'Buffer zones, corridors crucial factors to conserve tiger population'

The booming tiger population in India has resonated happy echoes across the world.

28 tigers in Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve

28 tigers in Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve

The number of tigers in Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve has increased from 22 to 28, an official said Thursday.

Arunachal Pradesh may get its third tiger reserve

Arunachal Pradesh may get its third tiger reserve after the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India conducts a detailed survey at Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary bordering China to confirm presence of tigers.

Two new tiger reserves get in-principle approval

Government today said that in-principle approval has been given for creation of two new tiger reserves in the country while final nod has been accorded for giving the status to three other protected areas.

Virus scare: Take urgent measures, Centre to tiger range states

Concerned over the spread of a deadly virus common among dogs, the Centre today asked all tiger range states to take precautionary measures to protect the big cats.

NTCA says no to reintroduction of white tigers in MP

The National Tiger Conservation Authority has refused to give its nod for reintroduction of white tigers in Madhya Pradesh saying they have no "conservation value", a decision that may come as a setback to the state`s efforts to secure these rare species.

Tiger estimation begins in Kerala forests

The first phase of tiger estimation in Kerala forests, stretching into five landscapes at Wayanad, Nilambur, Periyar and Agasthyamala has begun.

SC seeks status report on states` tiger conservation plans

The SC gave Madhya Pradesh government another six months time to prepare a TCP for its Panna Tiger Reserve.

E-Surveillance of tiger movement to be put in place

Government will put in place safeguards including `e-Surveillance` of tiger movement for preventing the death of big cats due to train hits.

Tiger census begins in Buxa reserve

The annual wildlife monitoring exercise today began at Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in north Bengal with the forest department hoping to collect photographic evidence about the presence of the big cats.

Impose Sec 144 of CrPC if wild animal strays, suggests NTCA

If a wild animal like tiger or leopard strays into human habitat, impose Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) that prohibits assembly of more than four persons in a particular area.

Tadoba Tiger Reserve to reopen for tourists

The Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve is set to reopen for the tourists from tomorrow following the Supreme Court`s ruling.

Rare black tiger spotted at Similipal Park

A very rare melanistic or black tiger has been photographed in the core area of the Similipal National Park in Odisha.

NTCA approves Rs 9 crore for conservation of tigers

The National Tiger Conservation Authority has approved a budget of Rs 9 crore for the conservation of the endangered big cats in Uttarakhand.

India to help replicate Project Tiger in Russia, China

Six countries, including Russia and China, have sought India`s help to replicate Project Tiger.

Villagers get compensation in NTCA rehab package

Villagers received the first instalment of Rs one lakh, out of the total Rs 10 lakh declared as part of their rehabilitation from the government.

Madhya Pradesh could lose tiger conservation funds

Madhya Pradesh stands to lose out on crucial tiger conservation funds as the Union Government has refused to part with the money unless the state signs a tripartite agreement, officials say.