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WII plans Rs 260 cr proj for reintroducing cheetah in India

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 10:04

Cheetah, which became extinct from the country about seven decades back, may find a home in India if the Centre agrees to fund WII`s Rs 260 crore project for reintroducing the feline in Nauradehi wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh`s Sagar district.

Tigress shifted to Panna tiger reserve from Pench

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 21:47

A tigress has been shifted from Pench Tiger Reserve to the Panna Reserve here where the number of the female big cats has been dwindling.

Gujarat to undertake census of Great Indian Bustard

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 14:49

The Gujarat government will soon undertake a census of the Great Indian Bustard, one of the most critically endangered flying bird species in the world, to ascertain its exact population.

Goa should be part of Tiger Reserve Complex: WII

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 12:36

The WII has suggested inclusion of Goa as a part of the Tiger Reserve complex complimenting the sanctuaries in Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Do tigers have AIDS? Govt says `no`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 15:31

Is there any evidence of HIV/AIDS in lions and tigers, asked an MP in August 2010.

Sariska villagers protest relocation

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 09:27

Hundreds of people Tuesday blocked the main entrance of the Sariska tiger sanctuary, protesting relocation of their villages falling within the reserve.

NTCA to conduct tiger census in India annually

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 18:30

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has decided to annually conduct tiger census in all the tiger reserves of the country from next year.

‘Relocate villages from tiger reserves’

Last Updated: Monday, September 06, 2010, 16:49

Dr K Shankar, a research coordinator at WII, says the Project Tiger was a success.