Fully grown tigress dies due to drowning in a well on a farm

A fully grown tigress died due to drowning in a well in the Shivni Range of forests under the buffer zone of the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) in Maharashtra.

New tiger tracking system soon: Prakash Javadekar
New tiger tracking system soon: Prakash Javadekar

A new tiger tracking system will be launched soon, announced the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. This system will be launched by The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in collaboration with the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau .

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.

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.

Virus scare: Take urgent measures, Centre to tiger range states

Concerned over the spread of a deadly virus common among dogs, the Centre today asked all tiger range states to take precautionary measures to protect the big cats.

Tiger estimation begins in Kerala forests

The first phase of tiger estimation in Kerala forests, stretching into five landscapes at Wayanad, Nilambur, Periyar and Agasthyamala has begun.

Maharashtra gets its fifth tiger reserve

Maharashtra will soon have its fifth tiger reserve in Nagzira following approval from the National Tiger Conservation Authority, a senior official said here.

E-surveillance to save Indian tigers

India plans to start round-the-clock electronic surveillance of some of the tiger habitats using high definition cameras.

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.

Odisha to tie radio collar round neck straying RBT`s neck

Odisha government has been told by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to tie a radio collar around the neck of the straying wild Royal Bengal Tiger (RBT) which walked into Nandankanan Zoo.

India prepares guidelines on rearing abandoned tiger cubs

India is preparing guidelines that will for the first time apprise tiger reserve officials on how to deal with abandoned and orphaned cubs so they survive for longer periods.

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.

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.

Centre directs spot appraisal of Kaziranga animal deaths

Concerned over death of wild animals in the recent floods in Kaziranga Tiger Reserve in Assam, Centre today deputed a top official to undertake a spot appraisal of the situation.

Ramesh seeks ecological impact report on mega science project

Union Minister for Environment and
Forests Jairam Ramesh has asked the NTCA to assess the ecological impact
of the Rs 900 crore Neutrino Observatory (INO), the country`s
most ambitious mega science project.