Bhopal : Ahead of the hearing on the public interest litigation (PIL) seeking banning of tourism in Madhya Pradesh’s tiger habitats by the apex court, wildlife experts Monday slammed the idea, term

Notification for the constitution of Satpura Tiger Reserve buffer zone has been issued today. The notification has been issued after the recommendations of committee of experts and discussions with all Gram Sabha (villages).

There are 55 Gram Sabha (villages) under the buffer zone.

Five persons have been detained in connection with killing of a female leopard near the Apsara Vihar gate of the Pachmari's Satpura National Park three days ago.
They were detained by the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department officials yesterday, Satpura National Park Deputy Ranger, M Pathak said today.

This report has clearly shown that a tiger crisis exists today, and that unless drastic action is taken, India will lose its tigers.