With the All India Tiger Estimation Report, 2014 reporting a fall in big cat population in Odisha, the state government Wednesday said it will examine the matter and take up the issue with the Centre.
Odisha government is planning to install CCTV cameras in forest divisions to keep a tab on the hunters and poachers, Forest department officials said.
Eight more persons were taken hostage by irate villagers of the core area of Similipal National Park area.
Two hardcore Maoists,
allegedly involved in burning a forest beat house in Similipal
National Park, were on Saturday arrested from Orissa`s Mayurbhanj
district, the police said.
A 60-year-old man and
a teen-aged boy, suspected to be Maoists, were arrested today
for allegedly launching an attack on the Similipal National
Park in March.
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