Forest officials said this was probably the first such operation in the state where the 13-foot tall, 5-tonne elephant was sedated while standing.
This year, the area has gone up to 13.94 lakh ha, according to statistics provided by Agriculture Commissioner Vikas Deshmukh.
Deputy Conservator of forest Deepak Bhat, was arrested in May last year after seizure of Rs 19.25 lakh cash from his possession
Tiger Jai has been missing from the Umred-Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary about 50 km from here since April 18.
Opinion is mixed over the benefits to farmers from the Maharashtra government’s move to de-list fruits & vegetables from the APMC Act.
Jai, a 250-kg giant tiger and one of the most popular inhabitants of the reserve, has been missing since April 18.
They were present in the court along with Chief Conservator of Forest T S K Reddy and Deputy Conservator of Forest (Nagpur) Mallikarjun.
On July 6, the court was off on Eid while the judge was on leave on July 7. The arguments were heard on July 8 with the girl, her friend and the investigating officer deposing as witnesses before the court.
He was quick to clarify that he wasn’t following in the footsteps of yoga guru Ramdev. “I am not doing anything like that,” the VHP leader said.
The matter had come up for hearing on Thursday before the Bench of Justices Bhushan Gavai and V M Deshpande.
Chouhan was closeted for over two hours with RSS Sarkaryawah Bhaiyyaji Joshi, his deputy Dattatreya Hosabale and Suresh Soni, at the Smruti Mandir premises of the RSS.
It was regularised in 2009 during the term of Chief Minister Ashok Chavan.
Kishor Darda is Jawaharlal Darda Education Society secy
The two meetings happened separately with Fadnavis meeting Bhagwat at the Reshimbagh complex and Gadkari meeting Bhagwat at the RSS headquarters in Mahal area.
A memorandum of understanding was signed recently between state departments of Public Health and Medical Education and Drugs and the Tata Trust.
The two teachers are Yash Borundia, 35, a dance teacher, and Amol Kshirsagar, 32, who teaches craft to pre-primary students.
NAGPUR and Chinese city of Jinan have tied up as sister cities to facilitate mutual exchange and benefit in different sectors. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the municipal executive heads of the two cities here on June 20. The pact is part of a 2013 agreement between the two countries to develop […]
But Rajan wasn’t economical with cultured response to savage attacks.
The state prosecute those found aiding or abetting subversive activities under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), however there have been negligible convictions under the act, says the a senior police officer.
The victims’ relatives and residents of the locality had also tried to take the bodies to the police station and stage a dharna but the police managed to prevent it.
Bhagwat was speaking at the valedictory function of 978 participants of the RSS training camp, in its third year, here on Thursday.
Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) found largely in Europe, Africa and Asia was believed to be existing in India along with the two other otter species smooth-coated (Lutrogale perspicillata) and Asian small-clawed (Aonyx cinerea).
Former Indian diplomat Vivek Katju, BJP ideologue Seshadri Chari, Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi and journalist Jatin Desai were the other speakers.
Continuing their killing spree, Maoists gunned down Sharad Kursami (30) from Mardrmalinga village in Bhamragarh tehsil of Gadchiroli on Thursday.
To bring someone from social work into politics is a good sign.
Dharwad agricultural university sits on permission for transfer of research material for ICAR trials.
CAD, Pulgaon is located at about 115 Km from Nagpur, in Maharashtra. The depot is spread over an area of more than 7000 acres and is an important ammunition depot of the Indian Army.
In a surprise move, the Congress declared P Chidambaram as the party nominee to Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra
The five women Naxals killed in different encounters are Rajita Usendi, Minko Naroti, Aarti Pudo, Nirmala Dumma and Sarita Kowasi.
Sharpshooter hired by forest dept has killed over 200 wild boars.
From a note recovered from near his body, it was clear the 31-year-old was held captive by Naxalites.
Eight new publicly-developed cotton varieties hold out hope for dryland growers.
The rally was also attended by K Madhukar Rao, one of the original authors of Salwa Judum movement in Chhattisgarh.
Police suspect the deceased Naxal, whose body was found on the encounter spot, as Rajita alias Ramko Usendi, Chatgaon area secretary (CPI Maoist).
Also called T2, Mai was 17 and a deep gash on her hind side of the body was believed to have been caused by a fight with a gaur.
The letter has been issued by Shrinivas, secretary of western sub-zonal bureau of Dandakaranya Special Zonal Committee.