Jammu and Kashmir
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Herbivore population in Gir sanctuary goes up
A two-day census carried out at Gir sanctuary in Junagadh district of Saurashtra has revealed that t...
Goa asked to send proposal for tiger reserve
The union environment and forests ministry has asked the Goa government to send proposals to set up ...
Guj tourists may get to see Asiatic lions in Amreli
Tourists visiting Gujarat to get a glimpse of the Asiatic Lions might get to see them at a new addre...
Sasan bandh against SC verdict on trans-location of lions
The bandh call was given by Gir Nature Club and supported by various organisations - including trade...
Sasan bandh against SC verdict on trans-location of lions
The Supreme Court had on Monday allowed trans-location of Asiatic lions from Gujarat to Madhya Prade...
Relocating Asiatic lions: Gujarat has not given up
Gujarat government would be exploring "all legal options" to challenge the Supreme Court verdict on ...
New habitat may not prove suitable for Gir lions: Nathwani
Independent MP Parimal Nathwani today expressed reservations about the apex court`s direction to shi...
MP CM welcomes SC verdict to shift Gir lions
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan welcomed the Supreme Court`s decision to shift Asiatic lions from Gujara...
Gujarat to study SC verdict on lions before taking next step
The Gujarat government today said it will study the full judgement of the Supreme Court on relocatio...
Man tries to enter Goa Zoo on closing day; injured in scuffle
One person was seriously injured in a scuffle with forest guards at Goa`s Bondla Wildlife sanctuary,...
Wildfire destroys forest land near New Nagzira sanctuary
A fire in the forest range of Pitezhari, Ghanod, Amgaon and Umarzhari belonging to FDCM, near the Ne...
One killed by rhino, five injured by tiger
A person was killed by a rhino and five others were injured by a tiger Tuesday in Assam`s Pobitora W...
Deserted elephant calves being sent to Jaldapara
Two elephant calves who were deserted by their herd near here two months ago were on Sunday on their...
Two villagers injured in leopard attack
Two villagers were seriously injured when a leopard attacked them in Parsapur village near Katarniag...
Agra engineering college official jailed for lake pollution
The registrar of an engineering college on the Delhi-Agra highway was Monday sent to jail by an Utta...
Lion mauls woman to death at US wildlife sanctuary
A woman was attacked and mauled to death by an African lion in Cat Haven sanctuary in California, Fr...
Bihar: Maoist camp destroyed; arms, ammunition seized
In a joint operation, security forces destroyed a training camp and seized arms and explosives from ...
Three endangered species of vultures spotted
Three endangered species of vultures have been spotted at the Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary in Eas...
Elephant calf killed by speeding train in Siliguri
A speeding train has killed an elephant calf near a reserved forest area in West Bengal state while ...
Bangladesh MP delegation visit Pobitora sanctuary
The Bangladesh MPs emphasised on establishing closer ties between the two countries in eco-tourism s...
Wanted poacher caught after encounter in Pobitora Sanctuary
A wanted poacher was arrested after heavy exchange of fire between forest guards and a band of hunte...
Migratory birds start arriving in Point Calimere sanctuary
Migratory birds from far away countries have started arriving at Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary a...
20,000 migratory birds sighted in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary
Over 20,000 migratory birds have been sighted in the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam`s Morigaon...
Odisha bans fishing in Gahirmata marine sanctuary
The Odisha government clamped a seven month ban on fishing in the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Ken...
Resident, migratory birds flock to Bharatpur
Several resident and migratory birds have started to flock to the Bharatpur bird sanctuary in Rajast...
Natarajan`s `no` to missile firing range in Andamans
The environment ministry has rejected an Indian Navy proposal to test fire missiles at the Tillancho...
Colleges near Agra sanctuary fined Rs 10 crore
The colleges had violated the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act and the Forest (Conservation) Act.
Two Goa mines to shut down operations
Two open-cast iron ore mines operating within a short distance of a wildlife sanctuary in Goa have b...
Hundreds of fish found dead in Vellode birds sanctuary
Hundreds of fish were found floating dead in a tank at Vellode birds sanctuary in the district with ...
Woman killed in leopard attack in Thane
A 35-year-old woman was mauled by a leopard in the Tansa sanctuary of the district, police said Frid...
Area around Keoladeo Park declared `silent zone`
The Rajasthan government has declared the area surrounding the Keoladeo National Park as a `silent z...
Forest minister`s son flouts wildlife laws; probe on
Maharashtra`s wildlife warden has ordered a probe into a case involving Youth Congress workers, incl...
MP: Sand mafia attack police, get away with seized vehicle
Suspected members of sand mining mafia today allegedly attacked police and fled away with a sand-lad...
Two poachers held near Pabitora
Two poachers were arrested and a rhino horn worth more than Rs eight lakh was seized from them near ...
Peacock threatened by drought, starvation in Maharashtra reserve
India`s national bird, the peacock, is under severe threat from nature`s vagaries at one of the larg...
Sanctuary Tourism to beat Odisha abduction blues
The Odisha government has decided to launch as special package of adventure cum pleasure trips to wo...
Shootout at Pabitora wildlife sanctuary
A shootout took place between forest guards and poachers from neighbouring Nagaland inside Pabitora ...
Gir Sanctuary authorities construct water ponds for animals
Authorities in the Sasan Gir National Park in Gujarat have constructed artificial water ponds for an...
Migratory storks` arrival, hope of early monsoon
Migratory storks arriving at the Bharatpur bird sanctuary in Rajasthan`s Keoladeo National Park have...
Tiger found dead in UP
A tiger was found dead in Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary, part of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, forest officia...
The crocs of Bhitarkanika: A problem of plenty?
From a strength of 96 crocodiles in 1976, the population now stands at 1,646.
Goa mulls tiger reserve status for Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary
Goa`s BJP-led Government may push ahead with a proposal to declare Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary and its...
Kashmir`s spiral-horned Markhor goat in peril
The magnificent spiral-horned Markhor, the largest member of the goat family, has for centuries inha...
Security tightened at sanctuary before tribal fest
Besides deputing personnel at strategic entry points, forest department would set up check posts to ...
Farmers told to barricade wells on Gir periphery
Farmers living in the vicinity of the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary have been asked to barricade about 3,00...
Elephant herd sighted in Arunachal Pradesh sanctuary
Much to the excitement of wildlife lovers, a herd of elephants numbering around 60 have been spotted...
Satellite system to be used to track down giant squirrel
In an effort to ensure accuracy in the census of Giant Squirrel Maharashtra forest department will u...
Camera trapping reveals 35 species in Namdhapa Sanctuary
A recent camera trapping exercise has revealed existence of 35 species of various animals, including...
Sariska area villagers protest relocation
Around 100 villagers protesting relocation of their villages in the periphery of Sariska Tiger Sanct...
93 rhinos in Pabitora sanctuary
Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam recorded a rise in the number of the endangered one-horn rhinos...
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