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Jun 09, 2019
Sanjay Austa's photos document the struggles of the Siddis, an Indo-African community that faces discriminationOver the years, the Siddis have imbibed the cultures of different Indian states to such an extent that it is impossible to discern their lineage, if not for their external features: dark skin, curlicues of hair, a snub nose and thick lips
Nov 12, 2018
Lion enters farmer's house in Gujarat's Patla village, relaxes on heap of groundnuts; officials safely drive animal back to Gir forestThe lion sneaked inside farmer Jilubhai Vala's house on Sunday night from nearby Gir forest
Oct 13, 2018
Gir lions' deaths: Decoding the disturbing Canine Distemper Virus epidemic that killed over 20 big catsThe conservation effort for the Asiatic lion in Gujarat's Gir Forest lies in establishing one or more alternate homes for the endangered species.
Oct 07, 2018
'Impossible to vaccinate all 500 lions in Gir,' says senior Gujarat official; forest department unsure what killed 23 big catsGujarat Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife), Akshay Kumar Saxena, debunks reports that all 500 lions in Gir National Park will be vaccinated, says "It is not humanly possible to round up 500-plus wild lions and vaccinate them."
Oct 02, 2018
Over 20 lions die in Gujarat's Gir forest in 20 days, state govt admits some deaths were due to virus attackSeven lions rescued from Gujarat's Gir forest died while undergoing treatment at a rescue centre, taking the overall death toll of big cats to 21 since 12 September.
Sep 27, 2018
Death of another lioness in Gujarat's Gir forest brings toll to 14; seven injured lions rescuedAlarmed by the climbing death toll of the big cats, the Gujarat Forest Department has set up 64 teams to screen the vast forest area of Gir to identify sick and weak lions and move them to rescue centres.
Sep 21, 2018
11 lions found dead within few days in Gujarat's Gir forest; forest officials say lung infection, infighting likely cause of deathThe Gir forest administration is making efforts to save the remaining lions by providing them with proper medical care.
Jan 15, 2018
As forests, wildlife and tribals exist in uneasy equilibrium, could lions be prey to sixth mass extinction?We are in the middle of the sixth great mass extinction in Earth’s history. To put this in perspective, Earth lost the dinosaurs in the last great mass extinction event, 65 million years ago — so this is kind of a big deal | #FirstCulture
Nov 28, 2017
Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Gujarat's Gir, Junagadh, Amreli tomorrow: Congress V-P might visit Somnath TempleCongress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will be addressing campaign rallies in Gujarat on Wednesday and Thursday (29-30 November) to address election rallies, his sixth visit to the state since the Assembly elections dates were announced on 24 October
Sep 24, 2017
Cow vigilantes threaten Kerala's milk self-sufficiency plan, says animal husbandry minister K RajuCow vigilantes pose a threat to Kerala's plans to achieve self-sufficiency in milk production, the state's animal husbandry minister said.