India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 30, 2015
Schoolchildren in Sunderbans area will learn about tiger conservation and cascade the expereiences to their elders through an ambitious project that has been started from the heart of the world's largest mangrove, also home of the Royal Bengal Tiger.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 24, 2015
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Maharashtra Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar today flagged off a bike rally, covering four out of the six tiger reserves in the state, in support of the government's 'Save Tiger' campaign.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 23, 2015
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is the tiger ambassador of Maharashtra, will flag off a motorbike rally in Mumbai on Saturday that will pass through four tiger reserves in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 21, 2015
National Green Tribunal's Bhopal bench has issued a notice to the Centre, Rajasthan government and National Tiger Conservation Authority on a PIL alleging illegal mining in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.
India News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday October 9, 2015
It's World Wildlife Week, and for many city dwellers, the closest they come to wildlife are stunning images in photographs, as photographers play an extremely important role in wildlife conservation. India's handsome national animal, the tiger, is certainly a superb brand ambassador for the conservation of Indian wildlife.
Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Mr Bachchan spent nearly four hours at Mumbai's Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SNGP), a wildlife habitat bang in the middle of the city. Speaking exclusively to NDTV he said, "I am happy to support the efforts the Maharashtra government is making for tiger conservation. If my voice, my face can make a difference, I am happy to do so"
Press Trust of India | Monday August 17, 2015
Sachin Tendulkar and Amitabh Bachchan have been requested to be brand ambassadors for Maharashtra government's tiger conservation project.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 12, 2015
A parliamentary panel has asked the Centre to ensure that the three-phase relocation programme of people living inside the core area of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) is implemented within the stipulated time frame.
India News | Swati Thiyagarajan | Thursday May 28, 2015
In 19 years of reporting on tigers, I have never seen the kind of mass mobilization of people for a tiger like the case of Ustad. Well, now I have to yank you out of your ignorance and no longer shall you know bliss, like those of us on any side of this twisted debate.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 26, 2015
As many as 48 tigers have been found to be inhabiting outside the protected areas in forests of Chandrapur district in Maharashtra, taking the total number of such animals to 120 in the zone which is home to Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR)
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 thickly-wooded corridor -- the only one connecting all the forests -- might soon be bereft of green cover,...
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 numbers are sliding fast.
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 changes in tiger numbers.
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 spot the big cat or not.
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.