JAIPUR: The new Blackbuck habitat proposed at Jaswantgarh, Nagaur got a go ahead at the state wildlife board meeting chaired by CM Vasundhara Raje.

In an alarmingly steep fall in the population of a protected species, blackbuck numbers in Bareilly district have fallen by more than 71%, from 578 in 2013 to just 171 in 2016.

HYDERABAD: The discovery of the carcasses of 25 blackbucks near an illegal maize farm in Telangana's Mahabubnagar has led to suspicions they may have ingested toxic pesticide pellets while grazing.

Pilibhit: On his fiftieth birthday, Salman Khan has a special message — from a wildlife sanctuary with blackbucks!

There is a proposal for a blackbuck conservation reserve at Ummathur and Bagli villages in Chamarajanagar district to sustain their numbers in the wild.

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has no immediate plan to start construction activities for its proposed nuclear power project at Gorakhpur in Fatehabad.

Rajkot: Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) and Ahmedabad district collectorate will hold a public hearing for environmental impact assessment for the proposed Dholera Special Investment Region

The undulating semi-arid landscape of Badopal village, about 10km from Fatehabad town, is a haven for blackbucks.

Grassland Is An Ideal Habitat For Breeding

The forest department has counted 48 lesser floricans, the critically endangered smallest bustards of the world, in Velavadar Blackbuck National Park (BNP) in Bhavnagar district. The counting was done on Saturday and Sunday.

In A Month, 7 Crushed To Death In Bhavnagar

Rajkot: Gujarat’s first cablestayed bridge built over a sea creek in Bhavnagar may have helped the business boom with better connectivity to the city. But, barely 14 kms away, the road connecting this bridge is turning into a graveyard for the endangered blackbucks around the Velavadar Blackbuck National Park. Over the last one month, speeding vehicles have killed seven blackbucks on the five-km stretch between Khetakhatli to Kalatalav village.