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Telangana to set up armed anti-poaching tiger protection force soon

The STPF would be constituted with 112 personnel and would be deployed in Kawal and Amrabad tiger reserve forest areas.

published on : 23rd January 2019

NTCA seeks report on missing tigers from Ranthambore reserve

India’s top body for welfare of tigers, has sent a letter demanding a factual update from the state following complaint by wildlife activist Ajay Dubey, seeking an inquiry into the missing big cats.

published on : 14th January 2019

Karnataka Wildlife Board to meet on January 9 after over a year  

There are hardly two-three people in the board who have the credibility to serve on it.

published on : 5th January 2019

NTCA cracks down on projects in tiger ranges

The tiger authority says this can be done only in public interest, and only with the approval of the National Board for Wild Life (NBWL).

published on : 2nd January 2019

National Tiger Conservation Authority team’s advice to State on Sundari’s survival in wild

In its report, the team also flayed Satkosia field officials for trying to hide facts on death of Mahavir and stated that it was a clear case of poaching and sought proper investigation into the case.

published on : 17th December 2018

Satkosia tiger death: Probe finds fault with Odisha claim

Satkosia Tiger Reserve has raised serious concerns about country’s first inter-state tiger translocation and found gaping holes in Odisha’s preparedness.

published on : 9th December 2018

NTCA halts inter-state tiger shifting following death of Satkosia tiger

The team will review the community engagement, protection mechanism and monitoring capacity of the existing staff at Satkosia.

published on : 16th November 2018

Tigress Avni may have been problem tiger but not man-eater: Activists

Further, forest department should not avail the services of known private hunters or professionals who are in the business of killing animals.

published on : 6th November 2018

Hubballi-Ankola rail project again fails to get NTCA nod

Welcoming the  decision, wildlife activists have called upon Karnataka State Board of Wildlife to reject the project once for all.

published on : 29th September 2018

Three hundred Kali Tiger Reserve watchers haven’t received wages for months 

An earlier inquiry report of NTCA on poor status of protection in KTR points out issues such as delayed payments to watchers and deployment of less than five watchers in anti-poaching camps.

published on : 28th August 2018

Post-flood, NTCA to take stock of tiger reserves in Kerala

Going by the field survey as part of the all India tiger estimation which started earlier this year, signs are that tiger population may have increased further.

published on : 24th August 2018

Significant rise in Kerala's tiger population from 2010

The 2014 wildcat census has put the number of tigers in the forests of Kerala at 136, a significant up from 71 recorded in 2010.

published on : 29th July 2018

Hubballi-Ankola railway project may see light of day

What seems likes a long pending railway project between Hubballi and Ankola is finally chugging.

published on : 21st June 2018

Tiger Conservation Authority exposes forest department's lie on seized skin

However, the NTCA, through its National Tiger Database, matched the seized tiger skin and concluded that the big cat inhabited the Udanti-Sitanadi reserve.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Hubballi-Ankola railway line hits roadblock as tiger authority says no to project

If implemented, NTCA says will fragment the old migration path of elephants and break the habitat connectivity of tiger reserves.

published on : 20th April 2018
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