Poacher killed, two apprehended in Assam

A poacher was killed and two others have been apprehended by forest protection force personnel in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam's Morigaon district Friday, a forest official said.

May 22, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

Leopard skin seized in Odisha; 1 held

A man was arrested with a leopard skin from the foothills of the Similipal forests in Mayurbhanj district.

May 19, 2015, 18:21 PM IST

Assam announces Rs1 lakh reward for information on poachers

The Assam government Tuesday announced a bounty of up to Rs1 lakh to anyone who can give information about poachers who have killed over 30 rhinos in the state this year.

Nov 26, 2013, 20:59 PM IST

Poachers poison Zimbabwe water body, kill 41 elephants

Poachers in a major Zimbabwean national park killed 41 elephants by poisoning with deadly chemical cyanide the pools the animals drank from, a media report said.

Sep 06, 2013, 23:58 PM IST

Poacher killed in encounter

A poacher was killed in an encounter today with security guards of National Defence Academy (NDA) situated at Khadakwasla, 20 kms from here.

Aug 23, 2013, 16:04 PM IST

Poacher from Chattisgarh nabbed

A poacher from Chattisgarh was nabbed on Wednesday by forest department officials in Thengumudra forest area and a knife and a string noose seized from him.

Jul 24, 2012, 22:16 PM IST

Poacher held for killing elephant, tusks recovered

A man wanted for more than five
months for allegedly shooting to death a tusker earlier this
year has been arrested and two tusks recovered from him,
officials said.

Aug 01, 2011, 11:34 AM IST

Myanmarese poachers captured in Andaman

Altogether 15 Myanmarese poachers along with their boats were captured and a large
quantity of sea cucumbers were seized from high seas of Landfall island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Feb 09, 2011, 20:45 PM IST

Poacher held with 80 tortoises in Uttar Pradesh

A poacher was arrested with 80 tortoises in Sultanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Nov 06, 2010, 13:31 PM IST

SC dismisses poacher Sansar Chand`s appeal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by notorious poacher Sansar Chand who had challenged his conviction and five-year sentence for selling leopard and tiger skins.

Oct 20, 2010, 11:15 AM IST

A day will come soon when human skin will be traded: SC

The SC expressed concern over declining population of tigers and lashed out at poacher Sansar Chand.

Oct 04, 2010, 18:58 PM IST

Poacher arrested, 23 kg dolphin oil seized

A team of forest officials and police recovered 23 kg of dolphin oil and arrested a poacher in separate raids in Patna district, officials said Thursday.

May 06, 2010, 11:26 AM IST

Poacher on the run for over a year arrested

An alleged poacher on the run
for over a year was today arrested from Ballabhgarh area in

Nov 17, 2009, 22:45 PM IST

Wildlife gang busted by CBI was working at international level

Investigations into the role of
seven people arrested by CBI for allegedly trading in tiger
and leopard body parts have revealed they were a local module
of an international gang.

Nov 09, 2009, 21:55 PM IST