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Apr 04, 2019
Salman Khan blackbuck poaching case: Hearing of actor's appeal against Rajasthan HC verdict postponed to 4 JulySalman Khan, in his appeal, had challenged Rajasthan High Court's verdict of five-year jail sentence for killing endangered blackbucks in 1998.
Mar 23, 2019
Time for ‘Project Leopard’ in India? Report on poaching in Uttarakhand points to officials’ connivance, raises alarmOn 22 March, 2018, a Dehradun forest division team seized meat, bones and leopard skin near Haripur Kalan, a village on the boundaries of the Rajaji Tiger Reserve.
Mar 05, 2019
WWF may be guilty of funding torture, killing of civilians in war against poachingThey also acted as a 'global spymaster' of sorts by funding informants for poaching activity.
Feb 21, 2019
Salman Khan blackbuck poaching case: Hearing of appeal against five-year sentence postponed to 3 AprilArray
Jan 17, 2019
DK Shivakumar says BJP's Operation Lotus in Karnataka is real; BS Yeddyurappa denies its existenceWhile Karnataka Water Resource minister and coalition leader DK Shivakumar said the BJP's Operation Lotus was for real, state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa has vehemently denied its existence.
Jan 16, 2019
Karnataka 'poaching' row: HD Kumaraswamy says Congress MLAs in Mumbai are unreachable to media, not to himSpeaking to media in Bengaluru, Kumaraswamy reaffirmed that the Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition is going on smoothly in Karnataka.
Jan 05, 2019
Tiger deaths in 2018 lower than previous years, but habitat loss, poaching still pose threatNearly half of the total tiger deaths in 2018 – 49 to be precise – were outside tiger reserves
Dec 29, 2018
Threat to endangered Javan rhinos comes to light after deadly Indonesian tsunamiThe search for a second home for the species has been on for nearly 8 years with no results as yet.
Dec 28, 2018
Dynamic tiny tracker helps conservation authorities, rangers fight rhino poachingThe tracker wakes up only when it needs to transmit, making it immune to interception by poachers.
Nov 15, 2018
Tigress Avni's killing: Nearly two weeks after 'man-eater' shot dead, Maharashtra forest officials say cubs are 'healthy'Several appeals were lodged by animal activists who said the tiger - dubbed T1 by forestry officials but Avni by her advocates - said the mother was merely acting in defence of her young cubs.