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Guj lions will not be relocated as situation is under control: Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday said that lions in the Gir forest will not be relocated. 

Oct 07, 2018, 22:10 PM IST

Gir lions died by virus that killed 30% East African lions; 300 vaccines imported from US

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Virology (NIV) on Friday identified the virus which caused the death of 23 lions in Gir Sanctuary. 

Oct 05, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Gujarat CM Anadiben Patel's daughter under scanner for alleged land deal near Gir sanctuary

Wildwoods Resorts and Realties, a company run by business associates of Anar Jayesh Patel, owns 400 acres of land in Gujarat's Amreli district.

Feb 05, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

Incredible story of India's wandering Asiatic lions captured on film

 The mesmerising story of Asiatic lions, once on the brink of extinction but who now spill over the borders of Gir Sanctuary and have found a way to become an integral part of the Gujarat's farming community, has been captured on film.

Jul 05, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

HC directs Guj to frame eco-tourism policy for Gir sanctuary

The Gujarat High Court Thursday directed the state government to frame eco-tourism policy for Gir sanctuary, the last surviving abode of Asiatic lions, in two weeks.

Jun 11, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

DNA: Zee Media Exclusive report from Shanghai, China

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to China this week, Zee Media compares Mumbai with Shanghai in terms of cost of living, women's safety, etc.

May 12, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

PM Modi 'happy' over 27% rise in Asiatic lions in Gir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took to Twitter to express his happiness over the rise in population of the Asiatic lions in the last five years in Gir sanctuary.

May 12, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

Asiatic lion count in Gujarat's Gir sanctuary up from 411 to 523

Asiatic lion count in Gujarat's Gir sanctuary up from 411 to 523

May 11, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

14th Asiatic Lion Census results out, numbers go up to 523

So now there are 523 majestic beasts roaming the exotic Gir sanctuary! This is a good news for animal lovers and environmentalists in India as the much awaited Asiatic Lion census result is out. Recording a growth of 27% from 411 estimated in 2010 Census, the numbers have increased to 523 now.

May 10, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Saving the king of beasts: The endangered Asiatic Lions

The esoteric jungles of India are home to an array of majestic beasts walking in glory! Gir in India's Gujarat is one such abode to the Asiatic lions and the only home of the Asiatic lion in Asia.

May 07, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

Five-yearly census of endangered Asiatic lions concludes, results on May 10

The four-day census of Asiatic lions in the Gir sanctuary finally got over Tuesday afternoon with more than 2,200 forest staffers, officers and volunteers completing field trips in an area spread over 22,000 square kilometres .

May 05, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Forest officials hold Asiatic lion census in Gir sanctuary

Forest officials have begun the five-day enumeration of Asiatic lions in the Gir sanctuary in Gujarat.

May 04, 2015, 10:07 AM IST

Nathwani seeks measures to protect Gir lions frm train mishaps

Rajya Sabha MP Parimal Nathwani has requested the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, urging him to speed up implementation of measures to prevent deaths of lions on the railway tracks passing through the Gir sanctuary and surrouding areas.

Mar 18, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Asiatic lions' census in May

Asiatic lion census held once every five years by the Gujarat government will be conducted at Gir sanctuary from May 2 to 5, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Jan 20, 2015, 14:57 PM IST

Herbivore population in Gir sanctuary goes up

A two-day census carried out at Gir sanctuary in Junagadh district of Saurashtra has revealed that the herbivore population has gone up 18.40 percent over the last three years.

May 15, 2013, 13:51 PM IST

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 address at Ambardi in Amreli district, the eastern end of Gir sanctuary, by this year-end.

May 06, 2013, 10:54 AM IST

Relocating Asiatic lions: Gujarat has not given up

Gujarat government would be exploring "all legal options" to challenge the Supreme Court verdict on relocation of Asiatic lions to neighbouring Madhya Pradesh.

Apr 17, 2013, 21:52 PM IST

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 relocation of Asiatic lions to Madhya Pradesh before deciding its future course of action on the issue.

Apr 15, 2013, 22:38 PM IST

Gir Sanctuary authorities construct water ponds for animals

Authorities in the Sasan Gir National Park in Gujarat have constructed artificial water ponds for animals.

May 30, 2012, 08:39 AM IST

Gir Sanctuary lost 86 lions in three years

The last abode of Asiatic Lions, Gir Sanctuary, lost 25 lions in the year 2011-12.

Mar 06, 2012, 21:32 PM IST