National parks

International Tiger Day 2017: Most enthralling tiger destinations around the world

International Tiger Day 2017: Most enthralling tiger destinations around the world

Tiger reserves and national parks not only offer you a thrilling experience to watch these big cats relax in their habitat, but they also portray nature at their ultimate best.

Jul 29, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Top five national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in India!

Top five national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in India!

Are you a wildlife lover? If yes, then national parks and wildlife sanctuaries can become your perfect escape to witness the imposing beauty of the forests and their endless range of wildlife. 

Nov 20, 2016, 00:22 AM IST
NASA astronaut Jeff Williams goes click-click as US National Park Service celebrates centennial!

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams goes click-click as US National Park Service celebrates centennial!

The astronaut captured 100 images of national parks from his standpoint inside the ISS when it was in low Earth orbit, which NASA assembled a released the final image for the world to see.

Aug 25, 2016, 22:36 PM IST
Wildlife Week: Popular sanctuaries in India

Wildlife Week: Popular sanctuaries in India

Every year, 2nd - 8th October is observed as Wildlife week throughout the world.

Oct 03, 2015, 16:59 PM IST
Few national parks, sanctuaries meet criteria for IUCN Green List

Few national parks, sanctuaries meet criteria for IUCN Green List

India may be home to several wildlife sanctuaries and national parks, but only a handful of them meet the criteria for inclusion in the IUCN Green List -- a global standard of good practices for protected areas launched by the conservation organisation last year.

Aug 16, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

Allow tourism in buffer zone of national parks: MP CM to Centre

 Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked the Centre to allow tourism in buffer zone of its national parks which have at least 257 tigers.

Jun 04, 2015, 19:47 PM IST

'SMART' software identifies poaching hotspots

British researchers have developed a new software to better identify where poachers operate in protected areas.

May 23, 2015, 16:07 PM IST
NTCA approves tiger reserve in Chhattisgarh

NTCA approves tiger reserve in Chhattisgarh

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has given in-principle approval for creation of Guru Ghasidas-Tamor Pingla tiger reserve in Chhattisgarh.

Nov 23, 2014, 10:20 AM IST

US bans drone operations at national parks

The United States has banned launching, landing or operating drones from all national parks, monuments and other historical sites.

Jul 05, 2014, 12:53 PM IST

African vultures at risk of poisoning

Vultures in Africa are now at risk of getting poisoned through cattle carcasses containing anti-inflammatory drugs, warns a British study.

Feb 03, 2013, 15:24 PM IST

Govt U-turn halts tribal eviction from India’s national parks

The Indian government has scrapped its controversial policy of expelling tribal people from wildlife-rich areas to turn them into national parks.

May 16, 2011, 15:45 PM IST

164 tigers sighted in MP national parks in a year

Nearly 164 tigers were sighted in the national parks of MP from July 6, 2009 to July 9 this year.

Jul 21, 2010, 13:30 PM IST

Sri Lanka`s national parks reopen after 25 years

After remaining closed for more than 25 years because of the civil war between the security forces and the Tamil tigers, Sri Lanka`s national parks are once again set to see tourists flocking there.

Apr 01, 2010, 12:36 PM IST