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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Is there any evidence of HIV/AIDS in lions and tigers, asked an MP in August 2010.Aug 07, 2012, 15:31 PM IST
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
The National Tiger Conservation
Authority (NTCA) has decided to annually conduct tiger census
in all the tiger reserves of the country from next year.