Odisha concerns over decline in tiger population

Odisha concerns over decline in tiger population

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.

Jan 21, 2015, 21:55 PM IST

CCTV cameras to catch poachers in Odisha forest

Odisha government is planning to install CCTV cameras in forest divisions to keep a tab on the hunters and poachers, Forest department officials said.

Oct 06, 2014, 13:28 PM IST

Villagers kidnap 8 forest officials in Similipal

Eight more persons were taken hostage by irate villagers of the core area of Similipal National Park area.

May 24, 2012, 00:02 AM IST

Similipal beat house arson Maoists arrested in Orissa

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.

Jan 16, 2010, 21:07 PM IST

Two suspected Maoists held in Similipal attack case

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.

Dec 24, 2009, 23:08 PM IST