HYDERABAD: For the second time in a decade, Kawal Tiger Reserve, one of the two such sanctuaries in Telangana, has gone "tigerless" with forest department officials having no clue about what happen

JAIPUR: Ranthambore Tiger Reserve (RTR) is now officially the 'undisputed king' of all tiger reserves in the country.

देहरादून, [केदार दत्त]: बाघ संरक्षण में अहम भूमिका निभा रहे उत्तराखंड से इस साल भी अच्छी खबर आने की उम्मीद है। विश्व प्रसिद्ध कार्बेट टाइगर रिजर्व (सीटीआर) में एक माह तक चली टाइगर मॉनीटरिंग के दरम्

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Tiger Population, 14/03/2017. The country level tiger estimation using the refined methodology is done once in four years. As per the assessment of the Status of Tigers, Co-predators and Prey, 2014 using the refined methodology, the tiger number has shown 30% increase countrywide with an estimated number of 2226 (range 1945-2491) as compared to 2010 estimation of 1706 (range 1520-1909 tigers). The details of tiger estimation pertaining to tiger landscapes in the country for the years 2010 and 2014 are at Annexure-I.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Loss of tigers and cubs in the country, 06/02/2017. The details of tiger deaths including cubs in the country, State-wise and year-wise during the last three years are at Annexure-I. The Government of India through the National Tiger Conservation Authority has taken a number of milestone initiatives for conservation and protection of tiger and other wild animals, and the same are at Annexure-II.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Death of tigers, 05/12/2016.

Human-nature relations are diverse, multifaceted and often contradictory, especially the relationships with animals. Mishmi people living on the Sino-India border claim tigers to be their brothers and take credit for tiger protection as they observe taboos against hunting tigers. Drawing on this notion of relatedness with tigers, local residents of the Dibang Valley question the governments’ recent plans to declare the Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary into Dibang Tiger Reserve and its scientific surveys of tigers and habitat mapping.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Illegal Deforestation and Mining, 29/11/2016. The Government of India through the National Tiger Conservation Authority has taken
a number of milestone initiatives to protect and conserve tiger and other wildlife. The details are at Annexure-I.

With massive infrastructure plans threatening all tiger landscapes and risking recent gains in tiger conservation, Asian governments must adopt a sustainable approach to infrastructure planning and construction or drive tigers toward extinction, according to a new analysis by WWF.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Protection of tigers, 21/11/2016. Based on the country level All India Tiger Estimation done once in four years, the number of tigers in different tiger range States are at Annexure-I. The tiger reserve-wise number of tigers, as per latest estimation is at Annexure-II. Several steps have been taken by the Government of India to conserve and protect tigers and other wildlife in tiger reserves, which are at Annexure-III.

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