NCP raises eyebrows over two brand ambassadors for tiger project

Against the backdrop of Maharashta government requesting cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan to work for the cause of tigers in the state, NCP leader Sachin Ahir Monday expressed reservations over two brand ambassadors for a single project.

Aug 17, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Relocate people in tiger reserve within time frame: Panel to Centre

A parliamentary panel has asked the Centre to ensure that the three-phase relocation programme of people living inside the core area of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) is implemented within the stipulated time frame.

Aug 12, 2015, 21:36 PM IST

MP CM lauds conservation efforts at Panna Tiger Reserve

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has praised the tiger conservation efforts undertaken at the Panna Tiger Reserve, while chairing the 12th meeting of the State Wildlife Board here, it was officially announced here Wednesday.

Aug 12, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

Big B to become Maharashtra's 'Tiger Ambassador'

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will now use his charisma to protect tigers. The 72-year-old actor has accepted the Maharashtra government's invitation to become a brand ambassador for its ambitious Tiger Conservation projects, Finance and Forests Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said here on Monday.

Aug 11, 2015, 00:28 AM IST

Tiger found dead in Madhya Pradesh

A decomposed carcass of a tiger on Sunday was found in Kurai Range of the Pench Tiger Reserve near here, an official said.

Aug 09, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

Maharashtra requests Tendulkar, Bachchan to help save tigers

The Maharashtra government has written to cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Amitabh Bachchan requesting them to be brand ambassadors for its tiger conservation project, it was announced here on Monday.

Aug 03, 2015, 22:24 PM IST

Delhi zoo gets record 22 lakh visitors this summer

 Around 22 lakh people visited Delhi zoo this summer with white tiger Vijay, who mauled a youth to death, and a King Cobra being the crowd-pullers.

Aug 02, 2015, 17:07 PM 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

Fisherman attacked, dragged away by tiger in Sundarbans

A tiger attacked and dragged away a fisherman into the forest at Pirkhali Dobanki in the Sundarbans in West Bengal, forest department officials said Thursday.

Jul 23, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Man missing as tiger drags him away in Sunderbans Reserve Forest, another injured

One person was dragged by a tiger while another was injured while trying to save his companion at Benir Pheli jungle in Sunderbans Reserve Forest this afternoon.

Jul 20, 2015, 02:23 AM IST

Wild tiger spotted in Bannerghatta Biological Park, Bengaluru

Authorities have confirmed sighting of a wild tiger in the Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP), near the IT city here.

Jul 07, 2015, 18:34 PM IST

Escaped tiger from Georgia zoo shot after killing man

A tiger that escaped from Tbilisi zoo in a freak flood mauled a man to death in the Georgian capital on Wednesday before being gunned down by police, officials said.

Jun 17, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

LeT guerrilla who attacked police arrested in Kashmir

A Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant who had attacked policemen and was planning to carry out more subversive activities, has been arrested in Jammu and Kashmir`s Shopian district, police said on Saturday.

Jun 13, 2015, 22:38 PM IST

Watch: Fearless crane takes on two tigers at China zoo!

In a dramatic 'bird versus tiger' brawl, a red-crowned crane was seen fearlessly fighting off against two attacking tigers at a zoo in China.

May 26, 2015, 14:05 PM IST

48 tigers in non-protected Chandrapur forest areas: Survey

As many as 48 tigers have been found to be inhabiting outside the protected areas in forests of Chandrapur district in Maharashtra, taking their number to 120 in the zone which is home to Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR).

May 26, 2015, 12:08 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh: Tiger mauls farmer

A 50-year-old man was mauled by a tiger in Kurai forest area near here Monday.

May 25, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

Steps to improve habitat, security at Buxa as experts doubt presence of tigers

With tiger experts raising doubts about the presence of big cats in Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in north Bengal, authorities have decided to improve habitat, prey base and ensure protection in the reserve before considering their relocation in it.

May 24, 2015, 11:35 AM 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

Shifting of Ranthambore tiger to Udaipur zoo draws flak from wildlife experts

A wildlife enthusiast has filed a PIL at Delhi High Court to protest against the translocation of a tiger at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve to Udaipur's Sajjangarh Biological Park.

May 18, 2015, 16:38 PM IST

Tiger attacks man in Ranthambore National Park

 A man was on Thursday injured when a tiger attacked him in the buffer area of Ranthambore National Park in Sawaimadhopur district, around 168 km from here.

May 15, 2015, 00:51 AM IST