Wildlife Institute of India

Dehradun to get country's first tiger cell at Wildlife Institute of India campus: Report

Dehradun to get country's first tiger cell at Wildlife Institute of India campus: Report

Wildlife Institute of India (WII) and National Tiger Conservation of Authority (NTCA) will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) over setting up of a tiger cell in the northern state of the country.

Aug 05, 2016, 11:01 AM IST
First ever leopard count estimates 12,000 to 14,000 spotted big cats in India

First ever leopard count estimates 12,000 to 14,000 spotted big cats in India

The first ever leopard census in India, carried out alongside the tiger census last year, has put the population of the species at 7,910 in and around tiger habitats.

Sep 07, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

Javadekar asks forest officers to focus on innovation

Union Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday asked forest and wildlife officers to focus on innovation and initiative to maintain and improve the quality of forests in the country.

Sep 02, 2015, 22:46 PM IST
Drones to control man-animal conflict around forests!

Drones to control man-animal conflict around forests!

If things go according to plan, drones may soon come to the rescue of those caught in conflict with wild animals.

Aug 02, 2015, 10:22 AM IST

WII plans Rs 260 cr proj for reintroducing cheetah in India

Cheetah, which became extinct from the country about seven decades back, may find a home in India if the Centre agrees to fund WII`s Rs 260 crore project for reintroducing the feline in
Nauradehi wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh`s Sagar district.

Feb 21, 2014, 10:04 AM IST

Tigress shifted to Panna tiger reserve from Pench

A tigress has been shifted from Pench Tiger Reserve to the Panna Reserve here where the number of the female big cats has been dwindling.

Jan 22, 2014, 21:47 PM IST

Gujarat to undertake census of Great Indian Bustard

The Gujarat government will soon undertake a census of the Great Indian Bustard, one of the most critically endangered flying bird species in the world, to ascertain its exact population.

Dec 31, 2013, 14:49 PM IST

Techie in Pune tries to hack into tiger`s digital collar

In a first of its kind case, a cyber expert based in Pune tried to hack into the digital collar of a tiger which was in Madhya Pradesh to track the movements of the big cat.

Sep 19, 2013, 18:51 PM IST

Goa should be part of Tiger Reserve Complex: WII

The WII has suggested inclusion of Goa as a part of the Tiger Reserve complex complimenting the sanctuaries in Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Sep 11, 2012, 12:36 PM IST

Do tigers have AIDS? Govt says `no`

Is there any evidence of HIV/AIDS in lions and tigers, asked an MP in August 2010.

Aug 07, 2012, 15:31 PM IST

Sariska villagers protest relocation

Hundreds of people Tuesday blocked the main entrance of the Sariska tiger sanctuary, protesting relocation of their villages falling within the reserve.

May 16, 2012, 09:27 AM IST

NTCA to conduct tiger census in India annually

The National Tiger Conservation
Authority (NTCA) has decided to annually conduct tiger census
in all the tiger reserves of the country from next year.

Dec 27, 2011, 18:30 PM IST

‘Relocate villages from tiger reserves’

Dr K Shankar, a research coordinator at WII, says the Project Tiger was a success.

Sep 06, 2010, 16:49 PM IST

‘Relocate villages from tiger reserves’

Dr K Shankar, a research coordinator at WII, says the Project Tiger was a success.

Sep 06, 2010, 16:49 PM IST