India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Monday June 3, 2013
The Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand is facing a crisis with three tiger deaths reported in past six days and nine tiger deaths this year. In the latest incident, the body of a two-and-half-year-old male tiger was found in a decomposed state in the western part of the reserve, close to a water body, on Saturday.
India News | Reported by Tania Saili Bakshi | Wednesday June 6, 2012
With more than half a dozen tigers killed in less than two weeks in the Corbett National Park, there is at last some good news. In a major breakthrough, three poachers were caught with equipment from within the reserve in a joint operation by the Uttarakhand Forest Department and the Special Task Force (STF). The poachers were caught during a searc...
India News | Tania Saili Bakshi | Saturday May 26, 2012
While dwindling numbers of tigers is raising uncomfortable questions across the country, Uttarakhand has something to celebrate about. Tiger population in the state has increased in the latest census.
India News | 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. The project E-eye (electronic eye) is a software-based system where 10 high resolution thermal and ...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday January 24, 2010
India's tigers are under threat, with just about 1,400 left in the wild. And with Uttarakhand's famous Corbett National Park losing its fourth tiger in a month, January 2010 has been a disaster for tiger conservation.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday January 12, 2010
India's tigers are under threat with just about 1400 left in the wild; but now a big blow to tiger conservation. Uttarakhand's famous Corbett National Park has lost its fourth tiger in a month.