Two wild elephants run over by train

Dehradun: Two elephants were killed after they were hit by a train in Jwalapur area of Haridwar district early on Friday, a forest department official said. A case has been registered in this regard The Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Akash Kumar Verma said the incident occurred at around 4 am when the Nanda Devi Express hit the elephants who were crossing More...

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By Agencies On Friday, April 12th, 2019

Supreme Court bans mining in Kaziranga National Park

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered a ban on mining and construction activities in Kaziranga National Park and animal corridors. The CEC report came in the wake of alleged large-scale illegal mining and More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Tiger’s decomposed body found in Bengal’s Sundarbans

Kolkata: In a setback to tiger conservation efforts in Sundarbans, a decomposed body of a big cat was found in the mangrove forest. Forest officials suspected that the tiger might have died 10-15 days ago According More...

By Agencies On Friday, February 8th, 2019

Centre allocates Rs 59 cr for Asiatic Lion conservation in Gujarat

New Delhi: With the aim to protect and conserve the worlds last ranging free population of Asiatic Lions, the Ministry of Environment on Friday launched a three-year Asiatic Lion Conservation Project in collaboration More...

By Agencies On Saturday, January 12th, 2019

Two elephants electrocuted in Bengal

Kolkata: Two elephants died from electrocution after coming in contact with a high-voltage cable in West Bengal’s West Midnapore district on Saturday, police said. Non-rectification of sagging lines over a More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Kolkata-bound ivory worth Rs 1.69 crore seized

Guwahati: In a major success against wildlife parts smuggling, sleuths of Revenue Intelligence (RI) have recovered over 16 kg of ivory worth Rs 1.69 crore in the international market from a place near Siliguri in More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 31st, 2018

Lion escapes at US zoo, kills worker

Washington: A 22-year-old graduate, who started job at a wildlife conservatory in the US state of North Carolina two weeks ago, was mauled to death by a lion that escaped a locked enclosure at the facility. One More...

By Agencies On Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Global warming threatens ‘feminization’ of green sea turtles

Madrid: Global warming is threatening “feminization” of green sea turtle, a study has said suggesting that by 2100 up to 93 per cent of the hatchlings of this species could be females. The change in More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Three Gir lions run over by speeding train

Gandhinagar: After losing 23 Asiatic lions in a section of the Gir forest area in recent times, three another set of lions from a pride lost their lives as speeding goods train ran them over early on Tuesday. Following More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

Elephant herd kills five villagers in Jharkhand

Ranchi: A herd of rampaging wild elephants have killed five people in the last one week in Jharkhand’s Pakur, Jamtara and Dumka districts, forest officials said on Tuesday. Atleast 700 people have been killed More...