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.

Tiger mauls to death teacher in MP forest
Tiger mauls to death teacher in MP forest

A 55-year-old school teacher was mauled to death by a tiger in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve when he went to collect firewood in Panpatha forest area, police said today.

Activists urge PM to cancel approval of 7-km-long road in Rajasthan

Wildlife activists here have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to cancel the approval of seven-km long elevated road in Mukundra Hills National Park and Tiger Reserve on NH-12 near Durra.

Arunachal Pradesh may get its third tiger reserve

Arunachal Pradesh may get its third tiger reserve after the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India conducts a detailed survey at Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary bordering China to confirm presence of tigers.

Elephant dies in Bihar Tiger Reserve in Bihar

An elephant died Tuesday at Valmikinagar Tiger Reserve (VTR) in West Champaran district of Bihar, around 200 km northwest of the state capital.

Russian forest officers to study tiger management at Panna Reserve

A six-member team of Russian forest officers is on a visit to Panna district in Madhya Pradesh to study all aspects of tiger management at the Tiger Reserve there.

Rajaji Park likely to become tiger reserve in a month

Uttarakhand`s famous Rajaji Park which recently got the status of a National Park is likely to become a tiger reserve in a month, a senior forest official said on Monday.

Tribals relocated from tiger reserve face livelihood crisis

Relocated from native villages to pave way for Chhattisgarh`s Achanakmar Tiger Reserve, tribals say the move has neither solved their livelihood issue nor helped in tiger conservation.

Centre gives nod to tiger reserve status for Rajaji Park

The Centre has cleared a proposal to grant the famous Rajaji National Park in Uttarakhand the status of a tiger reserve.

Goa asked to send proposal for tiger reserve

The union environment and forests ministry has asked the Goa government to send proposals to set up a tiger reserve at the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary, parliament was told Monday.

Mukundra Hills is Rajasthan`s third tiger reserve

Rajasthan will now boast of yet another tiger reserve. The state government has declared the Mukundra Hills a reserve for the conservation of the majestic cats, officials said Thursday.

Seven more tiger reserves to come up in India

The National Tiger Conservation Authority has advised states to create seven more tiger reserves and has accorded approval-in-principle for five of them.

SC lifts ban on tourism in Tiger reserves

With the Centre formally notifying fresh guidelines on tiger conservation, the Supreme Court today cleared the decks for resumption of tourism activities in the areas reserved for the wild cat.

SC to decide on allowing tourism in tiger reserves

The Supreme Court is likely to decide today on permitting regulated tourism in core areas of tiger reserves across the country.

SC extends ban, but hints at regulated tourism in tiger areas

The apex court passed the observation after the AG sought permission to revise the existing guidelines to ensure that tigers were protected even while tourism is promoted.

Did MP govt ignore PM`s recommendation on protecting tigers?

The Prime Minister had in April 2010 wrote to Chouhan emphasising on "urgent need" to secure tigers through concerted efforts, according to a copy of letter made public by RTI activist Ajay Dubey.

Tourism ban in tiger reserves: MP CM seeks Centre`s help

Madhya Pradesh has the highest of six tiger reserves -- Panna, Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Satpuda, Pench and Sanjay.

Tourists banned in two tiger reserves in TN

Tourists have been banned in two major Tiger reserves in Coimbatore and Nilgiris districts, following the ban ordered by Supreme Court on tourism in core areas of tiger reserves across the country.

SC gives last opportunity to states on tiger reserves

The Supreme Court today granted two more weeks "as last opportunity" to states which have defaulted in notifying buffer zones around tiger reserves.

TN tribals oppose formation of Tiger Reserve

The tribals of Sathyamangalam forest area staged a demonstration opposing the government`s proposal to form a Tiger Reserve project.