Apex Court restrains West Bengal govt from sterilising elephants

We restrain the West Bengal government not to administer sterlisation

New Delhi: Taking serious note of West Bengal government’s reported decision to initiate “regressive” measures for curbing the elephant population in the state, the Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained the state government from moving ahead with their reported decision. We restrain the West Bengal government not to administer sterilization The More...

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By the year 2012, seven tigers were brought to this area from Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
By IndiLeak Bureau On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Yet another tiger cub pair spotted in Sariska Reserve

Alwar (Rajasthan): Barely a month after two tiger cubs were spotted, presence of two more tiger cubs was recorded on Thursday evening in the Sariska Tiger reserve. By the year 2012, seven tigers were brought to More...

Javadekar said that a special "alert system" would also be utilised in case of disasters pertaining to fire and floods
By IndiLeak Bureau On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Govt to adopt advanced technology for tiger tracking

New Delhi: With declining population of tigers in the wild a matter of grave concern, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) in collaboration with the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau will soon launch a new More...

Even though the lady was profusely bleeding due to deep gashes she suffered from the claw and teeth of the leopard, she never lost heart
By IndiLeak Bureau On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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With sickle, woman fights to kill a leopard in Uttrakhand

Rudraprayag (Uttrakhand): A 56 year old woman in Garhwal killed a leopard with sickle as the animal attacked her while she was working in her agriculture field. Even though the lady was profusely bleeding due to More...

This is the 11th incident in the current year when a tiger had killed a human being in this Tiger Reserve
By IndiLeak Bureau On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Tiger kills crab collector in Sunderbans

Kolkata: Barely a fortnight after a tiger in Sunderbans had killed a woman while she was collecting crabs in a creek, yet another incident of similar nature occurred on Sunday morning when a man who too was collecting More...

The structures are so big they can collapse the trees they are built on
By IANS On Sunday, August 24th, 2014
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Bird’s nest that can bring down a tree!

London: Can a bird’s nest bring down a huge tree? For Africa’s incredible social weaver birds, pulling down a tree is a child’s game. The structures are so big they can collapse the trees they More...

The receptor in hummingbirds responds strongly to carbohydrates - the sweet flavours
By IANS On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Decoded: How hummingbirds discover sweetness

New York: Hummingbirds are highly specialised nectar feeders and you cannot even fool them by sugar substitute that sweetens most diet cola. The receptor in hummingbirds responds strongly to carbohydrates – More...

The cabinet on Tuesday decided to set up an elephant reserve at Gandhari and Attharamura hill ranges
By IANS On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Tripura to set up elephant reserve

Agartala: The Tripura government would set up an elephant reserve in the mountainous northeastern state to conserve wild elephants, a minister said here on Wednesday. The cabinet on Tuesday decided to set up an More...

As of now, almost all the low-lying areas of the park are under water
By IANS On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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Brahmaputra floods Kaziranga national park

Guwahati: Flood waters from the Brahmaputra have entered Assam’s Kaziranga national park, inundating almost 80 percent of its 858 sq km area. As of now, almost all the low-lying areas of the park are under More...

Officials said 1,522 grids were identified in the southern belt that represents potential tiger habitats
By IANS On Saturday, August 16th, 2014
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Presence of twenty tigers recorded in Bhutan

Thimphu: Bhutan’s first nationwide tiger survey that began in February has identified 20 animals in the Himalayan nation’s southern region. Officials said 1,522 grids were identified in the southern More...