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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......

Assam: Ultras release abducted forest officials

Two senior Assam Forest Department officials who were abducted by tribal militants on March 3 last in Karbi Anglong hill district of Assam were released by their abductors in the wee hours on......

Sabarimala stampede: 'Tourist vehicles a reason'

The Kerala forest department is of the view that unrestricted entry of vehicles for ferrying pilgrims into the Pullumedu trekking path was one of the factors that paved the way for the January 14......

Forests to use DNA fingerprinting for tiger census

As the Karnataka forest department analyses the data gathered during the six-day tiger census conducted in the state in January, various wildlife organisations have chipped in to identify the......

Sikkim to market Himalayan Viagra

The Sikkim government is considering a proposal by the Forest and Wildlife Department to market the medicinal herb Cordyceps Sinensis, popularly known as Himalayan Viagra. The herb, whose......

PM approves separate dept for wildlife & forests

To ensure sharper focus on wildlife-related issues and the Forest Conservation Act, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has approved the setting up of a separate department for wildlife and forests. This......

Green ministry backtracks on forest clearances after NGT orders

According to new ministry guidelines, the permission to chop down forests will be given only after all the compensatory levies are provided The environment ministry has restored the right to appeal......

Bengal to set up Eco-Tourism Board

The West Bengal government has decided to set up an Eco-Tourism Board to project the state as a major tourist destination. State Tourism Minister Bratya Basu said that Chief Minister Mamata......

Irrigation scam: PIL for independent scrutiny

Even as the special investigation team probe into the multi-crore irrigation scam in Maharashtra is still going on, the Bombay High Court has accepted a public interest litigation on the same. The......

Jharkhand refuses forest clearance for CIL's rail

In a setback to initial public offer (IPO)-ready Coal India, the Jharkhand government has rejected a forest clearance for a railway link being planned for evacuation of coal from the North......

Now, Aamir caught in chinkara case

The Gujarat forest department has sent a notice to Aamir Khan for allegedly violating the Wildlife Act during the making of his film, Lagaan, in 2000, when he had filmed a chinkara without......
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Wild animal attack claims increase by 160% in 5 years in Thiruvananthapuram

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Living near the borders of forest areas is increasingly becoming more dangerous than ever before. There has been a 160%... ...

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Tiger count soars in Banke, Bardiya, Shuklaphanta

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. KATHMANDU, July 30 -- National parks in Banke, Bardiya and... ...

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Crocodile captured outside NITIE institute in Powai

It is suspected that the crocodile must have come from Powai Lake, as the reptiles have been frequently spotted there. Fishermen who cast their... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-crocodile-captured-outside-nitie-institute-in-powai-2109398
Taking the art route to save tigers

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Artist Anil Kumar Bhogashetty (second from left) with his friends after painting a 3-D image of a tiger at... ...

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Swanky entry to animal land

Birsa zoo in Ormanjhi is going to flaunt a grand gateway The state-owned Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park in Ormanjhi on Ranchi's outskirts is... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150730/jsp/jharkhand/story_34333.jsp

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