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'Collarwali', tigress who gave birth to 29 cubs, dies in Pench reserve

"Collarwali", the famous tigress of Madhya Pradesh's Pench Tiger Reserve, who had earned the tag of "supermom" for giving birth to 29 cubs, has died, officials said. IMAGE: For the last time,......

U'khand forest officials shifted over tree-felling in Corbett

More than two dozen officials of the Uttarakhand forest department have been transferred following allegations of large scale felling of trees and illegal constructions in Corbett Tiger Reserve's......

Magsaysay awardee quits Corbett Park corruption probe

Ramon Magsaysay award recipient Indian Forest Services officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi has withdrawn himself from probing the role of officials in illegal constructions in Uttarakhand's Corbett Tiger......

Bengaluru scientists solve mystery behind Odisha's 'black tigers'

A team led by ecologist Uma Ramakrishnan and her student Vinay Sagar from the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore, have discovered that the coat colouration and patterning which make......

Ken-Betwa project: 'Tiger population won't survive'

'Tiger reserves were created to protect areas from developmental activities.''If we go ahead with these projects, then it is a complete mockery of our institutions and our laws, it is against......

How FM plans to tackle air pollution and save environment

The Centre on Monday earmarked a separate Rs 2,217 crore for 42 urban centres to tackle air pollution and announced the much-awaited voluntary vehicle scrapping policy to phase out old and......

Draft promises changes in forest and wildlife laws but nothing official about it, yet

The proposed changes, as per the draft, could continue some of the existing conflict between wildlife protection regulations with the implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006, which gives rights......

Govt doubles allocation for tiger conservation

Conservation of the big cats continues to remain a priority for the government which has doubled the budgetary allocation for the Tiger Project to Rs 184 crore (Rs 1.84 billion) in 2009-10 from Rs......

Oil at $75 a barrel?

One of the joys of writing a regular column is you get an opportunity to write outrageous headlines, like the one above. Of course, you can't simply be gratuitous - extravagant forecasts are only......

Rs 50 cr for tiger conservation: FM

"The number 1,411 should ring the alarm bells," is how Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram voiced his concern over the depleting number of tigers in the country as he announced a special grant to......

Readers on where India has gone wrong

M KRISHNANAND:Dear SirI appreciate your efforts in getting valuable feedback from people on the reasons for India's poor form in ODIs and how we can improve it . Now that the Pakistan series is......

Readers speak out!

Click here for moreSourav NiyogiWithout the Bengal tiger India seemed like headless chickens on the Kotla.....Ex cricketers and irresponsible media contributed to India's downfall.. once again it......

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