Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Three elephants die after being hit by a train in Assam 27-02-2014 06:44 PM

    Guwahati: Three elephants were killed when they were hit by a local passenger train in upper Assam's Jorhat district. The elephants were killed when the Guwahati-Tinsukia Intercity Express hit them as they were crossing the railway track at Venuguri village near Moriani railway station in a herd. The elephants were...
  • MP tells Centre to foot Rs 260 crore bill to import Cheetas from Africa 21-02-2014 10:34 AM

    Cheetah, which became extinct from the country about seven decades back, may find a home in India if the Centre agrees to fund WII's Rs 260 crore project for reintroducing the feline in Nauradehi wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district. If the project gets the nod, the spotted animal...
  • Shivraj Singh urges ministers to strive for clean image of government, party 23-12-2013 12:59 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday took all his 23 newly-inducted ministers in a state tourism bus to a wildlife sanctuary near here for an interactive session, and asked them to strive to ensure a clean image of government and the party. "The chief minister advised them...
  • Two-yr-old girl injured in leopard attack near Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary 27-08-2013 01:28 PM

    A two-year-old girl was seriously injured in a leopard attack in a village adjoining the forest in Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary. Anjali was sleeping in the courtyard of her house in Babhania village when the leopard attacked and seriously injured her on Monday, divisional forest officer Ashish Tewari said on Tuesday....
  • MP CM welcomes SC verdict to shift lions to Palpur Kuno 16-04-2013 10:40 AM

    Bhopal: Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to shift Asiatic lions from Gujarat to Palpur Kuno wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here on Monday that the move would not only result in creation of a new home for the lions but also ensure a rise...
  • Six WWF employees kidnapped in Assam 07-02-2011 03:32 PM

    Suspected Bodo insurgents have kidnapped six World Wildlife Fund employees in Assam's Manas Wildlife Sanctuary. Three of those kidnapped are women. Initial reports suggest over 20 armed insurgents carried out the kidnapping. The WWF employees were carrying out tiger and elephant census inside Manas Wildlife Sanctuary when they were kidnapped....
  • Militants abduct 6 WWF officials in Assam 07-02-2011 12:56 PM

    Guwahati: Heavily armed militants kidnapped six officials, including three women, of international conservation group World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) from the famed Manas National Park in Assam, officials on Monday said. A police spokesperson said the six WWF officials were abducted late on Sunday from the sanctuary, about 200...
  • Mystery epidemic puts gharial on the brink 10-01-2008 01:44 PM

    Former India captain Rahul Dravid feels that the team should just focus on the task ahead in the World Cup final. ...
  • Forest killed, land sharks get sanctuary in Haryana 26-12-2007 08:12 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara insisted that the loss of another point in Saturday's washout against Australia will not damage their World Cup dream. Sri Lanka had already been beaten by Pakistan before facing the defending champions and now have five points from four games, the same tally as...
  • SIT: Gharial faces extinction | Blog 29-01-2007 09:22 PM

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