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Three poachers killed by forest guards in encounter in Kaziranga Park

Three poachers were on Wednesday killed in two encounters with forest guards in Kaziranga National Park in Assam. On a tip off about the entry of a group of poachers into the park, forest guards......

Centre steps in to protect Assam's rare rhinos

Union Minister of Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed anguish over the unabated poaching of the rare one-horned rhinoceros in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park and the......

Rhino-saver UAV takes off at Kaziraga Park

An unmanned aircraft on Monday hovered over for about 30 minutes over the Kaziranga National Park in Assam after state Forest Minister Rakibul Hussain inaugurated the test flight, ushering in......

Assam to arm forest staff with AK series weapons

The Assam forest department is keen to arm forest guards in Kaziranga National Park with sophisticated weapons like AK series assault rifles to counter the new brand of rhino poachers who are using......

Two poachers shot dead in Kaziranga National Park

Two poachers were killed during an operation by the Assam Forest Protection Force personnel in KazirangaNational Park on Wednesday, park officials said. An operation was launched in the Agratoli......

Vultures get restaurant in Raigad

The Maharashtra government has launched a "restaurant" to save the vulture, nature's most efficient scavenger. The 20-acre restaurant is located in the Fansad sanctuary in the Raigad district which......

Pranab Mukherjee's Budget Speech

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presented the Budget for 2009-10 on July 6. Following is the BudgetSpeechof Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee:Madam Speaker,I rise to present the Budget for......

Agri problems? Opt for rain-proofing farming

With as much as 85 million hectares of arable land being almost wholly rain-dependent for crop production, the vulnerability of the Indian agriculture to the vagaries of the monsoon remains......

ICC plans regional hub in north-east

A proposal for the creation of a regional hub in the north-east, which couldinclude Guwahati, Bangkok, Kathmandu as well as a destination from West Bengal was presented by the Indian Chamber of......
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The woman who rescued the leopard

Since her enrolment in the forest department in 2008, Rasila Vadher has taken part in over 800 rescues in and around Gir. Photo: Ananda... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/zmH2Ovj54eHtvYSYo5aWnM/Rasila-Vadher-The-woman-who-rescued-the-leopard.html#nav=latest_news
NE militants enter poaching racket

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Kolkata, July 25 -- Terror outfits of the Northeast are... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/NE-militants-enter-poaching-racket/7562401
Camera trap nails rhino poachers

On June 9, 2011, two poachers Haren Daimari and Dharmeswar Basumatary entered the Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park in Assam and killed a protected... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/491281/camera-trap-nails-rhino-poachers.html
Why are the birds disappering in Jatinga?

A Dimasa tribal man prepares at Jatinga, around 330 kilometers (206 miles) south of Guwahati.PHOTO:aP Assam's Jatinga village, known the world... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/why-are-the-birds-disappering-in-jatinga/article7457867.ece
Skilled for the job

The Government of India recently launched the Skill India campaign. Training the youth to develop skills for specific jobs and inspiring citizens... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/skilled-for-the-job/77354.html

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