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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.

School children rally for tiger conservation

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 20:36

About 1,500 children from schools across Kolkata today participated in a rally to spread awareness on tiger conservation.

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.

India, Nepal to jointly work for tiger conservation

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 19:04

Encouraged by the remarkable growth of its tiger population over the past few years, Nepal is working with India for joint conservation efforts for the endangered big cats.

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.

Maharashtra gets its fifth tiger reserve

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 11:41

Maharashtra will soon have its fifth tiger reserve in Nagzira following approval from the National Tiger Conservation Authority, a senior official said here.

Leonardo DiCaprio donates $3m to save tigers in Nepal

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 11:24

Leonardo DiCaprio has donated 3 million dollars to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) via his charitable foundation to help save tigers in Nepal.

China steps up protection of tigers

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 20:43

China has finalised two separate agreements with India and Russia to step up protection of tigers and other endangered species, the state-media reported Tuesday.

E-surveillance to save Indian tigers

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 18:56

India plans to start round-the-clock electronic surveillance of some of the tiger habitats using high definition cameras.

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.

Tiger range states cautioned against lethal virus

Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 16:02

The National Tiger Conservation Authority`s (NTCA) move comes after recent media reports about spread of Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) in tigers in countries like Indonesia and Russia.

Odisha to tie radio collar round neck straying RBT`s neck

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 22:59

Odisha government has been told by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to tie a radio collar around the neck of the straying wild Royal Bengal Tiger (RBT) which walked into Nandankanan Zoo.