Tiger reserves

58 tigers in Kerala's two tiger reserves: Forest Minister

58 tigers in Kerala's two tiger reserves: Forest Minister

As per a tiger census conducted at the national level in 2010, considered as authoritative figure, there were 38 tigers in Parambikulam spread over 643 sq feet area and 34 in Periyar that covers an area of 925 sq feet.

Aug 18, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Tiger count in U'khand goes up to 242, 2nd highest in India

Tiger count in U'khand goes up to 242, 2nd highest in India

According to the data, at least 208 tigers have been identified in Corbett Tiger Reserve, up from last year's 163.

Jul 27, 2017, 10:24 AM IST
Dehradun to get country's first tiger cell at Wildlife Institute of India campus: Report

Dehradun to get country's first tiger cell at Wildlife Institute of India campus: Report

Wildlife Institute of India (WII) and National Tiger Conservation of Authority (NTCA) will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) over setting up of a tiger cell in the northern state of the country.

Aug 05, 2016, 11:01 AM IST

Wildlife Board cleared 81 projects in six months: Prakash Javadekar

 Government today said that National Wildlife Board has cleared 81 projects in the past six months, of which nine fall under various tiger reserves and 27 are close to 10 km of wildlife sanctuaries.

Jul 30, 2015, 22:21 PM IST
Govt plans more tiger habitats as population rises

Govt plans more tiger habitats as population rises

 Buoyed by the rising number of tigers in the wild, the government has decided to create more habitats for them to ensure their long-term conservation.

Jan 25, 2015, 09:39 AM IST

Tiger count stands at 288 in MP

Madhya Pradesh has nearly 288 tigers at present, state Forests Minister Dr Gaurishankar Shejwar said on Sunday.

Dec 14, 2014, 22:38 PM IST

Govt seeks proposals for five more tiger reserves

Government has accorded "in principle" approval for creation of two new tiger reserves in the country and has sought proposals from states for giving the status to five more protected areas, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Aug 13, 2014, 16:53 PM IST

Two new tiger reserves get in-principle approval

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.

Jul 17, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

Tiger range states cautioned against lethal virus

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.

Jul 07, 2013, 16:02 PM IST

Notify fresh guidelines on tiger reserves in a week: SC

SC asked the Centre to notify within a week fresh guidelines for the conservation of the wild cat in the country.

Oct 09, 2012, 22:06 PM IST

Raja writes to PM on tiger reserves

Forest rights of tribals and the poor were being denied due to creation of buffer zones around tiger reserves without implementing the Forests Rights Act and sought an immediate halt to such moves, a CPI MP today said.

Aug 21, 2012, 20:45 PM IST

Centre seeks SC nod for review of guidelines on tiger reserves

The Centre`s affidavit virtually urged the apex court to review its July 24 interim order banning tourism in the core areas of the wild cats until final orders.

Aug 21, 2012, 18:52 PM IST

Centre approves the creation of 5 tiger reserves

Giving a boost to tiger conservation efforts, the Centre has given in-principle approval for creation of five new tiger reserves in the country.

Aug 14, 2012, 14:13 PM IST

Tourists banned in core areas of 2 tiger reserves

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 big cat sanctuaries across the country.

Jul 25, 2012, 14:51 PM IST

TN: Tourists banned in two tiger reserves

Tourists have been banned in two major Tiger reserves in Coimbatore and Nilgiris districts, following the ban ordered by SC.

Jul 25, 2012, 14:31 PM IST

Rajasthan would examine SC direction on tiger reserves

Rajasthan would "examine and follow" the Supreme Court direction stopping tourist activity in the core zones of tiger reserves across the country, state forest minister Bina Kak said.

Jul 24, 2012, 23:16 PM IST

Jayanthi Natarajan hails SC order on tiger reserves

Environment Minister today said she would ask the state governments to strictly follow the directives of the apex court.

Jul 24, 2012, 16:30 PM IST

No tourism in tiger reserves` core areas: SC

Coming to the rescue of the big cat, the Supreme Court on Tuesday banned tourism in core areas of tiger reserves.

Jul 24, 2012, 12:14 PM IST

Alert in Maha tiger reserves to curb poaching

The Maharashtra government has issued an alert in tiger reserves in the state following reports of a possible surge in poaching activities.

May 17, 2012, 16:37 PM IST

Guidelines issued for village relocation in tiger reserves

In a bid to strengthen the mechanism for conservation of wild cats, the Environment Ministry has come up with draft guidelines for voluntary village relocation in notified core critical tiger reserves across the country.

May 27, 2011, 21:35 PM IST