India | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 11, 2014
In a first, unmanned aerial surveillance planes - drones - have been deployed in the Panna Tiger Reserve to keep a tab on the movement of tigers and other animals and to keep an eye on poachers.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 17, 2013
The first phase of tiger estimation in Kerala forests, stretching into five landscapes at Wayanad, Nilambur, Periyar and Agasthyamala has begun.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 29, 2013
Maharashtra will soon have its fifth tiger reserve in Nagzira following approval from the National Tiger Conservation Authority, a senior official said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 1, 2013
A tiger, captured a month ago after it ventured into the Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar, has escaped from an enclosure with 18-feet-high wire.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 15, 2013
A wild tiger which strayed into Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar last month and was trapped, will remain in captivity till its original habitat is identified.
India | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday January 23, 2013
Efforts to relocate tigers from Ranthambore to Sariska received a big boost today as, in two days, two young tigresses, Bina 1 and Bina 2, were successfully tranquilised and moved to the national park, located in Alwar in Rajasthan.
India | Written by Upamanyu Raju | Monday December 24, 2012
Upamanyu Raju, 21, runs an NGO for tiger conservation in Delhi. He was among the protesters at Jantar Mantar today and at India Gate yesterday. This is his blog (as told to ndtv.com's Amit Chaturvedi)
India | Written by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Monday August 13, 2012
In what could be a huge setback to the tiger conservation effort in Uttar Pradesh, another tiger was found dead in Pooranpur near Pilibhit division in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. This is the fourth tiger death in three months in the state. Earlier in Ma...
Environment | Gargi Rawat | Sunday July 15, 2012
Is tourism disturbing our big cats and should tourism be banned in the core areas of our tiger reserves? Well, that's what some activists say, but there are others who believe that it's time the Indian government change its attitude towards tiger con...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 10, 2012
Odisha officials have drawn flak after a captured male leopard was brought to the residence of a district collector to "entertain" people in the area. The leopard had entered a shop in the district headquarters town of Sonepur, about 280 km from here...
India | Ketki Angre | Thursday June 7, 2012
There's good news for wildlife conservation efforts in Maharashtra. The state has notified four new wildlife sanctuaries in Vidarbha, areas that will now get legal protection against any commercial activities.
India | Reported by Ketki Angre | Friday June 1, 2012
In a strongly worded letter to all tiger states across the nation, The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has said that henceforth all tiger and leopard deaths will be treated as 'poaching', unless otherwise proved beyond reasonable doubt.
India | Reported by Anant Zanane | Sunday May 27, 2012
In what could be a huge setback to the tiger conservation effort in Uttar Pradesh, three tigers have died in the past three days in the jungles of the Tarai region.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 23, 2012
With poachers posing a massive threat to tigers in India, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has launched a pilot project in Uttarakhand's Corbett National Park for round-the-clock surveillance of the park using high definition cameras....
India | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday May 28, 2011
Earlier this month, NDTV travelled to the Bhadra Tiger Reserve in north Karnataka to film the release of a captured wild tiger and it was an incredible sight indeed.The tiger captured near Shimoga after it killed a man. Now, after a team of tiger researchers have studied images of the released anima...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday March 28, 2011
Conservationists rejoiced when the tiger numbers from the 2011 census were released today. According to the second all-India tiger population estimation study, carried out in the designated 39 tiger reserves across the country, there has been an increase of 295 tigers in India. The population is est...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Friday January 14, 2011
Giving a boost to tiger conservation in the country, the government on Thursday gave an in-principle go-ahead for five new tiger reserves across the country. (Also See: NDTV's Save Our Tigers campaign)In a move to decentralize and strengthen the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), it has ...
Bhopal | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2010
Two tigresses have given birth to eight cubs in Madhya Pradesh's Pench Tiger Reserve in a span of just two months."Last month, a tigress with five newly born cubs was sighted and this month our ground duty officials have spotted another feline with three cubs," Pench Deputy Field Director O P Tiwari...
World | Gargi Rawat | Tuesday November 23, 2010
In the 1940s Russia's amur tiger population was down to just 30, in 1947 it became the first country to declare the tiger a protected species. Now, the numbers are back to around 400.It is this story that the world is hoping to repeat as heads of nations and ministers from tiger countries meet in St...
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday October 25, 2010
Coming as a major setback to tiger conservation in Madhya Pradesh, the Panna tiger reserve will not have the glory of enjoying a buffer zone for the tigers.Buffer zones are vital as they allow tigers more space to move freely. The decision by the Chief Minister has come as a shock for many and peopl...