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Two new tiger reserves get in-principle approval

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 19:35

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 04:03

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

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 10:08

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 18:26

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

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 22:23

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

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 23:29

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 19:48

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 09:17

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

Last Updated: Friday, October 19, 2012, 12:22

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

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 22:42

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 21:51

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

Last Updated: Monday, May 28, 2012, 08:36

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