India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has accorded final approval to two national parks for being declared as tiger reserves, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 5, 2015
Rejecting the tiger census for the state by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), Odisha government on Saturday claimed that the number of big cats in the state are around 60.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre and Sanjay Tiwari, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Wednesday March 25, 2015
On National Highway 7, right in the middle of a lush, green forest near Maharashtra's Pench Tiger Reserve, is a stretch of land used by a quarter of the country's tiger population to move between the forests of central and southern India. This thickl...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
The government today challenged claims by sections of wildlife experts that it had used a flawed methodology for its latest tiger census and instead asserted that their study was a "theoretical iteration" on old data whose precision is "questionable"...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 2, 2015
In a bizarre suggestion, a senior Madhya Pradesh minister has sought a law that allows people to domesticate or keep as pets big cats like lions and tigers for their conservation.
India News | Reported by Gargi Rawat and Tazeen Qureshy, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday January 23, 2015
In all the roars and cheers over the upswing in tiger numbers, the story of Odisha's black tiger has got a little lost. The melanistic tiger - a rare gene pool on which the black stripes are far more prominent - are found only in Odisha. And their nu...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 22, 2015
A day after tiger census declared a 30 per cent jump in big cat population, a wildlife expert group questioned the procedure India adopted for the estimation, saying the method used cannot yield "sufficiently refined results" to accurately measure ch...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 29, 2014
A rare Sumatran tiger in the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo has killed and eaten her two five-week-old cubs in a blow to its captive breeding programme, its chief vet said today.
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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
Bhubaneshwar News | 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.
Bhubaneshwar News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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...
Bhubaneshwar News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.