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Blackbuck poaching case: SC notice to Salman Khan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 11:24

It seems that trouble is far from over for Bollywood actor Salman Khan, whose past haunts him to present. The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to Salman on account of Rajasthan govt`s plea challenging the High Court order suspending his conviction in blackbuck killing case.

Aamir Khan 2006 poaching case: Final hearing begins

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 09:23

After Bollywood actor Salman Khan`s tryst with the infamous black-buck (chinkara) case, now it`s Aamir Khan`s turn to face the music. According to reports, the Gujarat high court on Friday began the final hearing process of the case that was filed way back in 2006.

Sri Lankan courts remand arrested Indian fishermen to custody

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 22:31

At least 46 Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy this week for allegedly poaching into the country`s water have been sent to judicial custody by courts in the country`s north.

UNESCO lists Tanzanian reserve among endangered heritage sites

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 23:38

UN cultural body UNESCO on Wednesday put the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania on the list of endangered World Heritage sites because of widespread poaching.

China blamed as fishing case postponed in Philippines

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 14:00

A court case against a group of Chinese fishermen facing jail in the Philippines for poaching was postponed for a third time on Wednesday, after the government accused China of frustrating the proceedings.

Lesser-known wild species targeted by Poachers: Experts

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 22:59

Pangolins, monitor lizards, mongoose, spiny-tailed lizards, and mariner turtles are some of the lesser-known wild species falling on prey of the poachers.

Philippine court charges nine Chinese fishermen with poaching

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 14:34

Nine Chinese fishermen, arrested by the Philippines police May 6, were Monday formally charged with poaching endangered species in Philippine waters.

China to combat poaching, ivory smuggling: Li

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 03:49

Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Saturday that China is strongly committed to protecting wildlife and will spare no effort in combating poaching and ivory smuggling.

Poaching could wipe out Tanzanian elephants in 7 years

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 23:14

Poachers are slaughtering Tanzania`s elephants for their ivory at such alarming rates that the population could be completely wiped out in just seven years, conservationists told a conference Friday.

Cambodia seizes three tonnes of ivory in record haul

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 18:20

Cambodian customs on Friday seized more than three tonnes of ivory -- the country`s largest-ever haul of elephant tusks -- hidden in a container of beans.

Poaching of tigers on in protected forests: Study

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 13:05

Poachers are hunting down big cats in highly secured protected forests in the country despite having programmes involving crores of rupees for their conservation, two major global conservation organisations claimed.

Security fears drag Kenya tourist numbers down

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 22:59

Terrorist threats and wildlife poaching hurt Kenya`s tourist industry for a second year in a row in 2013, where the number of visitors slumped 11 percent, press reports said Saturday.