South | Written by Maya Sharma | Thursday August 28, 2014
Canine distemper, found in dogs, can be transmitted to wild cats - with fatal consequences. Tigers have been found to have died of this disease.
South | Maya Sharma | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Looking for the tiger in India's forests is a delight in itself. The beauty of the tiger's natural habitat - and the delight of seeing the wildlife with which our national animal shares the forest - always makes the search worthwhile, whether you spo...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Efforts to save the tiger are being undermined by a lack of information about how many of the endangered cats live in the wild, the conservation group WWF said on Tuesday.
Wednesday June 11, 2014
Tata Motors' owned British SUV maker, Land Rover has delivered a brand new Freelander to Born Free Foundation's partner organisation - Satpura Foundation, to carry out critical conservation work in the country's central tiger reserves.
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...