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Govt seeks proposals for five more tiger reserves

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 16:53

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

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 19:35

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.

Tiger range states cautioned against lethal virus

Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 16:02

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.

Notify fresh guidelines on tiger reserves in a week: SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 22:06

SC asked the Centre to notify within a week fresh guidelines for the conservation of the wild cat in the country.

SC raps Centre for U-turn on tourism in tiger reserves

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 15:08

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rapped the Centre for taking a U-turn and urging the court to review its July 24 interim order banning tourism in core areas of tiger reserves.

Raja writes to PM on tiger reserves

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 20:45

Forest rights of tribals and the poor were being denied due to creation of buffer zones around tiger reserves without implementing the Forests Rights Act and sought an immediate halt to such moves, a CPI MP today said.

Centre seeks SC nod for review of guidelines on tiger reserves

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 18:52

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 approves the creation of 5 tiger reserves

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 14:13

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

Tourists banned in core areas of 2 tiger reserves

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 14:51

Tourists have been banned in two major tiger reserves in Coimbatore and Nilgiris districts, following the ban ordered by Supreme Court on tourism in core areas of big cat sanctuaries across the country.

TN: Tourists banned in two tiger reserves

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 14:31

Tourists have been banned in two major Tiger reserves in Coimbatore and Nilgiris districts, following the ban ordered by SC.

Rajasthan would examine SC direction on tiger reserves

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 23:16

Rajasthan would "examine and follow" the Supreme Court direction stopping tourist activity in the core zones of tiger reserves across the country, state forest minister Bina Kak said.

Jayanthi Natarajan hails SC order on tiger reserves

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 16:30

Environment Minister today said she would ask the state governments to strictly follow the directives of the apex court.