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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......

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......

Forests in Madhya Pradesh go hi tech

Madhya Pradesh is using a number of Information Technology applications, including personal digital assistants mobile phone, for conserving its forest and wildlife treasures, especially tiger......

How Jairam Ramesh has made a difference

Jairam Ramesh is truly India's first independent thinking environment minister and it is also probably for the first time that an environmentalist has become a minister, says Magsaysay winner......

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......

Chinkara case: Aamir demands evidence

Never one to throw in the towel on or off the screen, actor Aamir Khan has demanded 'documentary evidence' from the Gujarat forest department in response to the notice slapped on him on August 7......

Blackbuck case: More charges against Salman

Charges will be framed in a local court against Salman Khan in a case relating to the hunting of two blackbuck in Kakani, in 1998.Salman gets 1 yearThe case under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972,......

Just what is a blackbuck?

Bollywood star Salman Khan has been sentenced to a year in prison and a fine of Rs 5,000 for killing two blackbuck deer.If you have not been following the case in the long period of trial, here's a......

  People speak for forest and wildlife department

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Q. How were the Khao Luang mountains formed?
:  A. Lord of the streams; a great river; an ancient forest: all are titles which alternately describe the wonders of Khao Luang National Park, one of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-were-the-khao-luang-mountains-formed//answers/16701275

jameel ahmed
Q. Why this Wild Life Century is named after Jim Corbett?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. Nestling in the foothills of the mighty Himalaya, Corbett Tiger Reserve lies mainly in the hilly districts of Nainital, Almora and Pauri Garhwal....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-this-wild-life-century-is-named-after-jim-corbett/16678552/answers/15685519

Siachen
Q. pls tell me about Lion project at GIR forest
Siachen:  A. Gir is protected by the efforts of the wildlife activists, the government forest department, and NGOs. In the early 1900s it was the nawab of the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/pls-tell-me-about-lion-project-at-gir-forest/15685376/answers/11640861

Q. Where is Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary in India & is famous for ?
:  A. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is located 18 km north of Marayoor in the Marayoor and Kanthalloor Panchayats of Devikulam Taluk in the Idukki District...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-chinnar-wildlife-sanctuary-in-india-amp-is-famous-f/11374615/answers/7946774

sudesh
Q. What is the Empty Quarter?
Sudesh :  A. The Empty Quarter is a name given to the historically sparsely populated regions within the western United States and Canada. The term was...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-empty-quarter/7941537/answers/6292378

  Web results for Forest And Wildlife Department
9 sq km of India's most biodiverse mangroves lost in 2 years in Odisha

Image for representational purposes only. Odisha, which has India's richest mangroves in terms of biodiversity and comes second in the world,... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-9-sq-km-of-india-s-most-biodiverse-mangroves-lost-in-2-years-in-odisha-2001399
When the rain clouds roll in

Powder puff clouds built up during the June day, but then wafted away across the sky above Agumbe, Karnataka. When thunder roared late in the... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/features/blink/cover/when-the-rain-clouds-roll-in/article6197531.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Hill tea green drive

Darjeeling, July 10: The Darjeeling Tea Association and the forest department have decided to start an afforestation programme in 64 hill tea... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140711/jsp/siliguri/story_18603477.jsp
Youths kill chinkara in Pokhran, arrested with carcass

JAISALMER: Five persons from well-off families from Jodhpur who had come to Jaisalmer for an outing crushed a male chinkara standing on a roadside... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533987/s/3c60cd8d/sc/8/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Ccity0Cjaipur0CYouths0Ekill0Echinkara0Ein0EPokhran0Earrested0Ewith0Ecarcass0Carticleshow0C381577180Bcms/story01.htm
LG calls for creation of research unit to optimize forest wealth

As part of the 65th Vanmahotsava celebrations, a ceremonial tree planting programme was organized at the Mahatma Gandhi International School,... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-lg-calls-creation-research-unit-optimize-forest-wealth-61731

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