Tigress Avni was not aggressive, firing in self-defence doubtful: NTCA committee

"Drugs used for tranquilizing tiger were handled by non-professionals and unauthorised personnel who are not supposed to handle or use the same."

Dec 07, 2018, 07:23 AM IST

NTCA awaits Supreme Court verdict on bringing 'Cheetah' from Africa

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has chalked out a plan to bring the Cheetah from Africa pending clearance from the Supreme Court, an NTCA official said.

Mar 04, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

India to soon manufacture tiger protection equipment: Dave

Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave Friday said manufacturing of these equipment is expected to start within two years in the country.

Sep 24, 2016, 00:28 AM IST

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

Relocate Tiger T-24 to Ranthambore National Park: Experts

Stating that Tiger T-24 alias 'Ustad', which was shifted out after the alleged death of a forest guard in May, was not a "man-eater", wildlife experts have urged Rajasthan Government to relocate the tiger to its habitat in Ranthambore National Park (RNP) at Sawaimadhopur.

Jul 29, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

NGT asks Assam govt to release funds for Kaziranga park

The National Green Tribunal today pulled up the Assam government for its failure to release funds for protection of wildlife in Kaziranga and Manas national parks and directed it to make the amount available in two weeks.

Apr 22, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

Govt refutes claims of Oxford-led study, says tiger census correct

The Indian government has rejected claims made by the Oxford University's wildlife experts that the increased tiger count was a result of flawed methodology for the census conducted in January this year.

Mar 03, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

'Buffer zones, corridors crucial factors to conserve tiger population'

The booming tiger population in India has resonated happy echoes across the world.

Jan 31, 2015, 11:56 AM IST

28 tigers in Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve

The number of tigers in Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve has increased from 22 to 28, an official said Thursday.

Jan 22, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

Arunachal Pradesh may get its third tiger reserve

Arunachal Pradesh may get its third tiger reserve after the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India conducts a detailed survey at Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary bordering China to confirm presence of tigers.

Aug 20, 2014, 11:41 AM IST

Two new tiger reserves get in-principle approval

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.

Jul 17, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

Virus scare: Take urgent measures, Centre to tiger range states

Concerned over the spread of a deadly virus common among dogs, the Centre today asked all tiger range states to take precautionary measures to protect the big cats.

Jan 14, 2014, 04:03 AM IST

NTCA says no to reintroduction of white tigers in MP

The National Tiger Conservation Authority has refused to give its nod for reintroduction of white tigers in Madhya Pradesh saying they have no "conservation value", a decision that may come as a setback to the state`s efforts to secure these rare species.

Dec 22, 2013, 10:08 AM IST

Tiger estimation begins in Kerala forests

The first phase of tiger estimation in Kerala forests, stretching into five landscapes at Wayanad, Nilambur, Periyar and Agasthyamala has begun.

Dec 17, 2013, 18:26 PM IST

SC seeks status report on states` tiger conservation plans

The SC gave Madhya Pradesh government another six months time to prepare a TCP for its Panna Tiger Reserve.

Jul 11, 2013, 22:23 PM IST

E-Surveillance of tiger movement to be put in place

Government will put in place safeguards including `e-Surveillance` of tiger movement for preventing the death of big cats due to train hits.

Apr 22, 2013, 23:29 PM IST

Tiger census begins in Buxa reserve

The annual wildlife monitoring exercise today began at Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in north Bengal with the forest department hoping to collect photographic evidence about the presence of the big cats.

Feb 13, 2013, 19:48 PM IST

Impose Sec 144 of CrPC if wild animal strays, suggests NTCA

If a wild animal like tiger or leopard strays into human habitat, impose Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) that prohibits assembly of more than four persons in a particular area.

Feb 05, 2013, 09:17 AM IST

Tadoba Tiger Reserve to reopen for tourists

The Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve is set to reopen for the tourists from tomorrow following the Supreme Court`s ruling.

Oct 19, 2012, 12:22 PM IST

Rare black tiger spotted at Similipal Park

A very rare melanistic or black tiger has been photographed in the core area of the Similipal National Park in Odisha.

Jun 28, 2012, 22:42 PM IST