Endangered mahseer multiplying in Himachal

Shimla: The golden mahseer has been saved from extinction through a conservation plan launched to improve its status in reservoirs and rivers of Himachal Pradesh, according to conservationists here on Sunday. The state is setting up another mahseer hatchery-cum-carp breeding unit at Sunni in the Shimla India’s nearly extinct ‘tigers of the More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Female leopard that killed boy, trapped in Dudhwa

Lakhimpur: A team of officials from the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR), in a joint operation with Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), caught a three-year-old female leopard that had killed a 7-year-old boy and preyed upon More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, November 18th, 2019

Tigress with 5 cubs spotted in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

Lucknow: It was a sheer delight for the wildlife enthusiasts who on a day after the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in Lakhimpur Kheri district of the state reopened, spotted a tigress with her five cubs in the Kishanpur sanctuary More...

By Agencies On Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Odisha gears up for conservation of Olive Ridley turtles

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has geared up the efforts for the protection and conservation of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles during the mass nesting. The Coast Guard was requested to have realtime intelligence More...

By Agencies On Friday, November 1st, 2019

Odisha imposes 7 month fishing ban to protect Olive Ridley turtles

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday imposed a seven-month ban on fishing within 20 kms of the mouths of Dhamara, Devi and Rushikulya rivers for protecting the nests of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles. The More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

NFR initiatives help save 140 elephants this year

Guwahati: The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has claimed that its alert employees had saved as many as 140 elephants’ lives this year. Subhanan Chanda, Chief Public Relations Officer of the NFR, said this More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Snow leopard counting to begin, protocol among member countries

New Delhi: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday that a protocol has been decided among the member countries to be the roadmap for enumeration of snow leopards. The plan is to double the population More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Youth jumps in lion’s enclosure at Delhi zoo, rescued

New Delhi: A 21-year-old man from Bihar managed to enter into a lion’s enclosure in Delhi zoo on Thursday but was rescued by the authorities in time. The incident had led to pandemonium in the zoo as other More...

By Agencies On Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Man-eating tiger in Karnataka forest finally captured

Bengaluru: The man-eating tiger, which was at large for five days, was tracked down and safely captured in Karnataka’s Bandipur reserve forest on Sunday after tranquilising it, an official said. The tiger, More...

By Agencies On Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Kaziranga National Park to be opened for tourists on Saturday

Guwahati: The Kaziranga National Park, the UNESCO world heritage site, in Assam would be opened for tourists on Saturday, said Divisional Forest Officer Rohini Ballav Saikia, here on Thursday. The park is also home More...