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‘Enclosure for tiger cub to be finished soon’

A place has been identified at Monombolly Forest Range to set up a bigger enclosure for the eight-month-old tiger cub rescued at Mudis estate in Valparai on September 28.

published on : 18th October 2021

J-K encounter: 3 detained for questioning as search ops enter day 7 in Poonch-Rajouri forests

Earlier, five Army personnel, including a junior commissioned officer (JCO), died in a fierce gunfight during a counter-insurgency operation in Surankote forest on Monday, October 11, 2021.

published on : 17th October 2021

Madhya Pradesh: Leopard mauls teenage girl to death in front of her father

Forest Ranger Yogesh Patel said the forest department has provided immediate financial assistance of Rs 10,000 to the family of the deceased.

published on : 17th October 2021

10 feet male crocodile rescued from canal in Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park area

Forest officials had built around 40 wooden barricades around rivers and ponds near Bhitarkanika to prevent crocodiles from straying into the water bodies.

published on : 14th October 2021

Man posing as forest officer held in Telangana

Police seized Rs 3 lakh in cash, fake job documents, computers, printers and other equipment worth Rs 50,000 from their possession.

published on : 12th October 2021

Andhra's Anti-Smuggling Force to get satellite phones for cracking whip on red log smugglers 

A senior police officer said the contractors pay Rs 30,000-Rs 40,000 per week to a woodcutter and hire them for cutting red sanders trees in the forest.

published on : 12th October 2021

Tiger search: Tamil Nadu Forest department yet to sight big cat, two others spotted

Sources said that tiger movement was not recorded in cameras fixed near Moyar river where a cow was believed to have been killed by a tiger on October 8.

published on : 11th October 2021

Tourism suspended in critical tiger habitat of Uttarakhand's Rajaji reserve

This unsustainable use of Rajaji Tiger Reserve landscape was not only capable of damaging the whole ecology of the reserve but would also cause harm to the pristine biodiversity of the national park.

published on : 10th October 2021

Elephant’s skeleton found in mining pit at Gudalur forest

 A team of staff from Gudalur forest division on Saturday stumbled upon a skeleton of an elephant aged 10-12 years, with its tusks intact, at gold mines near Pandalur in Nilgiris district.

published on : 10th October 2021

100 more beaches to be developed in Odisha under World Bank initiative

After taking a review of the Golden Beach at Puri, Union Minister Ashwini Choubey said around 750 tonne of marine litter have been treated and disposed off scientifically in the last three years.

published on : 8th October 2021

Bhubaneswar civic body seals residential complex in city

The civic body said it will supply essential commodities to the residents of the complex and ensure their medical needs are taken care of.

published on : 7th October 2021

Bhubaneswar zoo to have aerial ropeway after a decade

While 12 cabins will be operated, each of these will have the capacity to accommodate three persons. The ticket cost has been fixed at Rs 95 plus GST.

published on : 7th October 2021

Abeyance of stop work order yet to be extended

As the GRMB is set to take over the projects, including PIP, from October 14, the officials said it remains to be seen as to how the resolution would be made. 

published on : 7th October 2021

Brinda Karat writes to environment minister on proposed amendments in Forest Conservation Act

The Environment Ministry has proposed to amend the Forest (Conservation) Act to do away with the requirement of prior government approval for the development of border infrastructure on forest land.

published on : 6th October 2021

Changes in FCA for vital projects near border areas likely

The ministry has invited suggestions from states, union territories and all people concerned on the proposed amendments to the Act, within the next 15 days.

published on : 6th October 2021
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