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Environment Ministry panel to visit Okhla Bird Sanctuary area

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 21:50

A panel constituted by the Environment Ministry is likely to visit Okhla Bird Sanctuary area next week as part of the Ministry`s efforts to demarcate the eco-sensitive zone around it.

Goa govt for zero buffer zone around Salim Ali bird sanctuary

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 19:23

Goa government has urged the Union Environment Ministry to have a zero buffer zone around Salim Ali bird sanctuary in the State and simultaneously reduce the buffer area limit around remaining six wildlife sanctuaries.

Buyers have to wait for possession of Noida flats

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:02

National Green Tribunal had said no completion certificate will be issued to projects within 10 km of the sanctuary.

Areas around sanctuaries in Sikkim to get eco-sensitive tag

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 20:54

Areas surrounding Sikkim`s three sanctuaries, which are home to carnivores, herbivores, birds and magnificent rhododendron forests, will soon be declared as Eco-Sensitive Zones by the Centre.

`Develop Keshopur Chhamb sanctuary as tourist destination`

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 22:20

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday asked the forest department to expedite the work for developing Keshopur Chhamb Bird Sanctuary as a tourist destination.

Drop in the number of migratory birds visiting Chilika Lake

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 10:27

The arrival of winged visitors to Chilika Lake, the biggest waterfowl habitat in the country, has dropped this season with 1.58 lakh fewer migratory birds sighted than the previous season.

Patrolling stepped up in Chilika lake to prevent poaching

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 20:51

With the onset of winter, patrolling has been stepped up in Chilika lake, which attracts thousands of winged guests during this time every year.

Construction near Okhla sanctuary: NGT asks UP to send proposal to MoEF

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 21:17

The National Green Tribunal Monday asked Uttar Pradesh government to send its proposal regarding the eco-sensitive zone around Okhla bird sanctuary, near where building construction is on, to the MoEF.

UP govt asked to show Okhla is a notified bird sanctuary

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 19:01

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Tuesday directed Uttar Pradesh government to show the order by which Okhla bird sanctuary has been notified as a sanctuary under the Indian Wildlife Protection Act.

Agra engineering college official jailed for lake pollution

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 23:16

The registrar of an engineering college on the Delhi-Agra highway was Monday sent to jail by an Uttar Pradesh court here for polluting a lake, a wildlife department official said.

Area around Keoladeo Park declared `silent zone`

Last Updated: Friday, July 20, 2012, 21:09

The Rajasthan government has declared the area surrounding the Keoladeo National Park as a `silent zone` to provide a serene habitat to the park`s birds, officials said Friday.

Migratory storks` arrival, hope of early monsoon

Last Updated: Monday, May 28, 2012, 16:20

Migratory storks arriving at the Bharatpur bird sanctuary in Rajasthan`s Keoladeo National Park have raised hopes of an early monsoon.