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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

Assam's Kaziranga National Park opens for tourists

Park officials said that only 25 percent of the Kohora range was ready for jeep and elephant safari as of now. 

Oct 02, 2017, 11:55 AM IST

Taylor Swift experiences stage malfunction

Country star Taylor Swift experienced a bit of a scare when the extendable stage in Nationals Park in Washington DC completely stopped working.

Jul 15, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Male tiger found dead in Madhya Pradesh

A four-year-old male tiger was found dead under suspicious condition at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve's buffer zone's Patrei beat area, a forest official said today.

Jun 04, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

Tiger kills five-year-old in Bihar national park

A tiger mauled a five-year-old child to death in a national park in Bihar's West Champaran district, a forest official said on Friday.

May 22, 2015, 21:42 PM IST

Hundreds flee wildfire in Spain`s Costa del Sol

Around 600 people were evacuated from a village in Spain`s Costa del Sol as a wildfire threatened to engulf homes in the tourist hotspot, local authorities said.

Jun 30, 2014, 06:01 AM IST

Electronic eye system to check rhino poaching in Kaziranga

With the alarming rise in the number of poaching cases, the state forest department has decided to implement the electronic eye system at Kaziranga National Park to save the rhinos.

Feb 18, 2014, 16:06 PM IST

Kaziranga to reopen on November 1

Kaziranga National Park, famed for its one-horned rhino, will open for tourists on November 1.

Oct 28, 2013, 18:40 PM IST

Goa asked to ensure proper mining closure plan is implemented

Environment Minister asked Goa government to ensure that a proper and rigorous mining closure plan is implemented "in quickest possible time".

Oct 24, 2013, 22:30 PM IST

Rajaji Park likely to become tiger reserve in a month

Uttarakhand`s famous Rajaji Park which recently got the status of a National Park is likely to become a tiger reserve in a month, a senior forest official said on Monday.

Sep 16, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

US lawmakers propose national park on Moon

US lawmakers are pushing a plan to establish a new national park that would be quite literally be out of this world - on the Moon.

Jul 14, 2013, 14:18 PM IST

Another rhino killed by poachers in Kaziranga

A rhino was killed and its horn removed at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam making it the fifth to have fallen prey to poachers this month.

Jan 29, 2013, 12:47 PM IST

Jairam steps in to save Bharatpur bird sanctuary

Jairam Ramesh has stepped in to save Rajasthan`s Keoladevi national park from turning into a dryland.

Nov 25, 2010, 13:23 PM IST

‘Ranthambore National Park is home to 40 tigers’

There are 40 tigers in the Ranthambore
National Park (RNP) as per the 2009 census of the big cat, the
Assembly was informed on Wednesday.

Mar 10, 2010, 18:34 PM IST

One-horned rhinos find safe haven in UP``s Dudhwa National Park

The Dudhwa National Park, which is located in the foothills of Himalayas in Uttar Pradesh, has become an ideal home to the famed one horned rhinoceros that is listed among the endangered species.

Dec 03, 2009, 20:40 PM IST

Time running out for Dudhwa`s tigers

Tigers have no place to hide in Dudhwa National Park. With trains and buses plying through the sanctuary, poachers move around easily to pick their targets.

Sep 27, 2009, 15:28 PM IST

Man litters national park with 3,000 golf balls

A man who said he hurled thousands of golf balls into Joshua Tree National Park for more than a year to honor deceased golfers will be explaining his tribute to a federal magistrate.

Sep 18, 2009, 13:02 PM IST

Poachers trying to poison rhinos in Assam`s national park

Forest authorities in Indian state of Assam have intensified patrol at a famed national park as there are fears that poacher gangs might try and kill animals by poisoning the grass instead of gunning down the wildlife.

Sep 18, 2009, 11:20 AM IST