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KOLKATA: Over 50 wild animals, including several rare ones, were recovered in a raid conducted by officials of the Forest department at a private collector

Mumbai Nearly a week after animal hides were confiscated from a duo selling them at Andheri (West), the Amboli police have confirmed that one of the skins was of a Blackbuck, an animal protected in India under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. The other skin was identified to be

India, which has lost 99 per cent of the four-crore population of vultures in the last three decades and continues to witness the decline of the existing ones at the rate of 40 per cent annually, will make a

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KOLKATA One of the accused in the theft of eight exotic monkeys from the Alipore Zoological Garden on August 9 was remanded in police custody for 10 days here on Sunday.

These rules may be called the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Wild Life (Protection) Rules-2008. They shall extend to the whole of the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. They shall come into force from such date as these may be issued by notification in official Gazette.

LUCKNOW: The young ghariyal hatchlings are thankful to monsoon clouds that fly away without a downpour. Spread over their sanctuary at Girwa river of Katarniaghat the young reptiles must be watchful of every cloud that hovers over, praying `oh rain gods let us grow a little older to swim before you get generous'.

Jalandhar: The Punjab government

Recognition of title subject to final orders THE High Court of Andhra Pradesh on May 1 gave permission to the state government to issue pattas (title deeds) against forestland to 114,000 tribals and forest dwellers who depend on forests for livelihood. They had filed claims under the Forest Rights Act over the past two years but the state was not issuing pattas because a petition in the

The fast disappearing big cat
The elegantly-worded and detailed website of the Madhya Pradesh Government

Kharar Member of Parliament Maneka Gandhi