Girl settles in Pakistan, father draws pension in her name in Rajasthan

An FIR has been registered against a man in Jaisalmer for allegedly drawing pension of his daughter who after taking volunteer retirement from forest department is now settled in Pakistan.

Youth dies of wild boar attack in Erode

A 18-year-old youth was killed after he was attacked by a wild boar today at Kundry forest settlement area in Kadambur of Sathyamangalam forest division, Forest Department sources said.

Tiger lifts elderly man in Sundarbans

A tiger pounced on an elderly man and disappeared with him into the jungles in the Sundarbans, Forest department sources said.

Forest dept to probe killing of leopard

The Banaskantha district forest office has ordered an inquiry into the killing of a leopard at a village.

Peacock suffering from arthritis rescued

A peacock, suffering from arthritis and neuro problems due to unusual cold conditions, has been rescued and admitted to a veterinary clinic for treatment near here by Forest Department officials, officials said.

Forest dept asked to count trees from Vikaspuri to Janakpuri

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday directed the forest department of Delhi government to give an exact count of trees on the Vikaspuri to Janakpuri stretch here on outer ring road where an elevated road would be coming up.

Teenager among two killed in leopard attack in Gujarat

Two persons, one of them a teenager, were killed by a leopard in the past ten days in the adjoining Narmada district, Gujarat Forest Department sources said Monday.

Leopard trapped in Nashik

A female leopard was trapped by forest officials from Shivare village here after it strayed into residential area in Niphad.

Head of notorious poaching gang arrested

Forest Department officials have arrested the alleged head of a poaching gang from Haryana, an officer said Tuesday.

Andhra forest officials seize 534 sandalwood logs

Forest officials have seized around 534 red sanders (sandalwood) logs in four separate incidents in Kadapa district on Thursday.

Orissa: 15 held in concerted raids

At least 15 persons were
arrested during joint raids by forest officials and police
from different places in Odisha`s Sundargarh district for
various offences, police said Wednesday.

Officials face villagers` wrath over leopard attac

Furious over continued leopard attacks on humans, villagers near the Katarniaghat forest reserve in Uttar Pradesh`s Bahraich district roughed up forest officials and held them captive for several hours, an official said Wednesday.

Goa forest department under PAC scanner

The mining department is not the only state agency responsible for what Goa assembly`s PAC report has pegged as a Rs.3,500 crore illegal mining scam. The role of Goa`s forest department is equally dubious, the report noted.

Gujarat forest department begins leopard census

The primary headcount will continue to take place till tomorrow evening.

Forest department worker immolates self in Maharashtra

A frustrated daily wage-earner with
the forest department allegedly immolated himself because he
was not being confirmed in the service, police said here.

Mamata absolves railways from elephant deaths

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee blamed the Forest Department for the mishaps, saying its employees were not alerting the train drivers on time.

Goa`s forest dept rescues 1693 reptiles in 2009

With the increase in encroachment on
jungles, Goa`s Forest Minister on Monday said that his department
was rescuing four reptiles everyday from residential areas.