Madhya Pradesh minister wants law allowing people to keep tigers as pets
Madhya Pradesh minister wants law allowing people to keep tigers as pets

In a bizarre suggestion, a senior Madhya Pradesh minister has sought a law that allows people to domesticate or keep as pets big cats like lions and tigers for their conservation.

Ban on Chinese trade only way to secure future of tigers: Belinda Wright

Tiger, a magnificent creature, is one of the most important constituents of the ecosystem. However the big cats are facing the threat of extinction due to unabated hunting for greed of money, despite global conservation efforts.

India willing to donate tiger cubs to international community: Javadekar
India willing to donate tiger cubs to international community: Javadekar

India is willing to donate tiger cubs to the international community and play a key role in global efforts for the conservation of the endangered species, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday as the country reported a jump in its big cat population.

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 .

Only 3,200 tigers left in the wild: WWF

Of the 100,000 tigers that once roamed in the wild a century ago, only 3,200 are left behind, the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature has revealed in a report.

School children rally for tiger conservation

About 1,500 children from schools across Kolkata today participated in a rally to spread awareness on tiger conservation.

India, Nepal to jointly work for tiger conservation

Encouraged by the remarkable growth of its tiger population over the past few years, Nepal is working with India for joint conservation efforts for the endangered big cats.

Leonardo DiCaprio donates $3m to save tigers in Nepal

Leonardo DiCaprio has donated 3 million dollars to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) via his charitable foundation to help save tigers in Nepal.

China steps up protection of tigers

China has finalised two separate agreements with India and Russia to step up protection of tigers and other endangered species, the state-media reported Tuesday.

Tiger conservation guidelines, Western Ghats hog limelight in 2012

Fresh guidelines on tiger conservation, controversy over a proposal for speedy green clearances for mega projects and Western Ghats getting enlisted as a world heritage site.

Tiger - a battle for survival

Belinda Wright, a wildlife conservationist and executive director of Wildlife Protection Society of India spoke to Neha Attre of

Govt notifies guidelines on tourism in tiger habitat

Centre today notified fresh guidelines on tiger conservation allowing "regulated low impact tourism" in the core and critical tiger habitat.

India lauded for its commitment to tiger conservation

India has been hailed for its "unprecedented commitment" to save the endangered tiger by a prominent US-based wildlife body.

Centre approves the creation of 5 tiger reserves

Giving a boost to tiger conservation efforts, the Centre has given in-principle approval for creation of five new tiger reserves in the country.

Pilotless aircraft to fly over Kaziranga

A pilotless aircraft will keep a vigil on the Kaziranga National Park where animals are in disarray after a large part of the world famous sanctuary was flooded, and also to help deal with poaching.

Centre to fund 90% of Project Tiger in Northeast

The Central government has increased its share of funding from the existing 50 percent to 90 percent for northeastern states under the Project Tiger scheme.

Tiger conservation: Centre asks states to raise, deploy STPF

According to the latest tiger census report, the current tiger population is estimated at 1,706.

Tiger saving does not stop with numbers: Experts

The latest national tiger estimation showing a 20 percent increase in the number of big cats.

Jairam seeks more funds for tiger conservation

Ramesh asked Planning Commission Deputy Chairperson Montek Singh Ahluwalia to increase the budgetary allocation for tiger conservation.

Artists join hands for tiger conservation

Contemporary Indian art is conveying powerful messages.