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Sanjay Austa's photos document the struggles of the Siddis, an Indo-African community that faces discrimination
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Sanjay Austa's photos document the struggles of the Siddis, an Indo-African community that faces discrimination

Over 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

Gir lions' deaths: Decoding the disturbing Canine Distemper Virus epidemic that killed over 20 big cats
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Gir lions' deaths: Decoding the disturbing Canine Distemper Virus epidemic that killed over 20 big cats

The conservation effort for the Asiatic lion in Gujarat's Gir Forest lies in establishing one or more alternate homes for the endangered species.

'Impossible to vaccinate all 500 lions in Gir,' says senior Gujarat official; forest department unsure what killed 23 big cats
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'Impossible to vaccinate all 500 lions in Gir,' says senior Gujarat official; forest department unsure what killed 23 big cats

Gujarat 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."

Over 20 lions die in Gujarat's Gir forest in 20 days, state govt admits some deaths were due to virus attack
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Over 20 lions die in Gujarat's Gir forest in 20 days, state govt admits some deaths were due to virus attack

Seven 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.

Death of another lioness in Gujarat's Gir forest brings toll to 14; seven injured lions rescued
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Death of another lioness in Gujarat's Gir forest brings toll to 14; seven injured lions rescued

Alarmed 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.

11 lions found dead within few days in Gujarat's Gir forest; forest officials say lung infection, infighting likely cause of death
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11 lions found dead within few days in Gujarat's Gir forest; forest officials say lung infection, infighting likely cause of death

The Gir forest administration is making efforts to save the remaining lions by providing them with proper medical care.

As forests, wildlife and tribals exist in uneasy equilibrium, could lions be prey to sixth mass extinction?
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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

Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Gujarat's Gir, Junagadh, Amreli tomorrow: Congress V-P might visit Somnath Temple
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Rahul Gandhi to campaign in Gujarat's Gir, Junagadh, Amreli tomorrow: Congress V-P might visit Somnath Temple

Congress 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

Cow vigilantes threaten Kerala's milk self-sufficiency plan, says animal husbandry minister K Raju
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Cow vigilantes threaten Kerala's milk self-sufficiency plan, says animal husbandry minister K Raju

Cow vigilantes pose a threat to Kerala's plans to achieve self-sufficiency in milk production, the state's animal husbandry minister said.

Gujarat: Eight Dalits injured after thrashing from mob; victims allege police inaction
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Gujarat: Eight Dalits injured after thrashing from mob; victims allege police inaction

Around eight Dalits were severely injured when a mob allegedly attacked them and 12 of their community members at Samter village near Una, while they were returning home after attending a protest rally in Una town of Gir Somnath district this evening.

Gujarat: Police detains Dalits protesting assault on community members
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Gujarat: Police detains Dalits protesting assault on community members

Police detain members of Dalit Community who were staging a protest in Ahmedabad on Tuesday against the assault on dalit members by cow protectors in Rajkot district, Gujarat.

Lions attack man near Gir forests, spotted in Junagadh town
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Lions attack man near Gir forests, spotted in Junagadh town

One person was seriously injured when three lions attacked him in Gujrat's Amreli district on Tuesday while a video on the social media depicting a pride of eight lions roaming about a human habitat in Junagadh district created panic in the area.

Complaint filed against officials who accompanied Tendulkar in Gir
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Complaint filed against officials who accompanied Tendulkar in Gir

"They took a caravan of government vehicles and stayed on for more time in the sanctuary. Hence, they have breached the Model Code of Conduct," the complaint said.