The Delhi Government is likely to ban the movement of elephants in the national Capital. The conservator of forests and wildlife warden, D M Shukla, has moved a note to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit seeking a ban on movement of elephants on Capital

In a joint endeavour to save the elephant

Sujay Mehdudia

NEW DELHI: The State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has joined hands with the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) to come to the rescue of the endangered sub-species of the eastern swamp deer.

The conservation programme was launched at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. All of the 681 remaining eastern swamp deer in the world can only be found at the park.

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will help conserve the endangered eastern swamp deer, found only in Kaziranga National Park, and considered more vulnerable than the rhino.

With a population of only about 600

Two weeks after seven wild elephants were killed by a speeding train in Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, three well-known environment protection groups have successfully carried out demonstration of an imported speed-detection gun on trains in an elephant corridor near Guwahati.

Guwahati: Environment activists on Thursday successfully tested a speed-detection gun on a train passing by a bird sanctuary in Guwahati.

The demonstration for forest officials toward enforcing train speed restrictions is aimed at preventing elephants being run over.

People for Ethical Treatment to Animals (PETA) had in response to the killing of seven elephants by speeding trains in West Be

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government, in association with Tata Chemicals and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), has worked out a novel project to transplant corals in area off the coastline of Mithapur, situated on the north-western tip of Saurashtra.
Transplantable corals will be brought from unique Lakshadweep islands, which are believed to have been formed due to coral activity.

COIMBATORE: The Kerala Government intends to work with the Tamil Nadu Government and the Railway Department for tackling the issue of elephants getting killed on railway tracks, Forests Minister Benoy Viswom said here on Thursday.

After taking part in the interacting session with the Officer Trainees of the Central Academy for State Forest Service, Coimbatore, he said,

The cheetah will run again in India. The Ministry of Environment and Forests today cleared a Rs 300-crore plan to raise 18 cheetahs at three sites

Aarti Dhar

NEW DELHI: Cheetah