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Rajkot: Heavy vehicles banned on road cutting through blackbuck park

An official release from the state information department said that Bhavnagar DM issued a notification prohibiting the movement of heavy vehicles on the road that links Bhavnagar-Dholera highway to Bhavnagar-Barwala highway, cutting through the national park area.

Gujarat: 16 blackbucks fleeing floods hunted by dogs in Bhavnagar

The Blackbuck National Park (BNP) is located in Bhal region of Bhavnagar district. Major rivers such as Kalubhar and Ghelo of Saurashtra runs through Bhal, which gets submerged during the monsoon.


Guajarat: Dogs kill six blackbucks inside Vadodara zoo

Zoo officials said that a watchman, who reported for work at 7 am, heard dogs barking, and on reaching the enclosure of the blackbucks he found three dogs there. He alerted other watchmen who shooed the dogs away.

Blackbuck death prompts police probe, and some concern in nearby village

The blackbuck belongs to the antelope family and is listed under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. Hunting and poaching blackbucks is a non-bailable offence and can invite a jail term of up to six years.

Blackbuck poaching case: Rajasthan govt to appeal against acquittal of Saif, Sonali Bendre, Tabu, Neelam

Officials said that along with the five, the appeal will request that Dinesh Gawre, who was also charged in the case and is missing for a long time, be tried as an accused.

4 blackbucks killed in Velavadar

In the first major incident of poaching of its kind, four blackbucks were shot down by poachers on the fringes of the Velavadar National Park in Bhavnagar district in Saurashtra region on Friday. Police arrested one of the alleged poachers but three others managed to escape. The incident came to light when Vartej police stopped […]


Death of blackbucks: Lucknow zoo director removed

The state government on Friday removed Lucknow zoo director Renu Singh for alleged laxity in the management of the zoo.

Panel seeks a week’s time to submit report

The two-member committee,probing the deaths of blackbucks at Lucknow zoo in the last one week,Saturday sought a week’s time to submit its report

10 blackbucks die in 3 days,officials puzzled

With the deaths of four more blackbucks under ‘mysterious’ circumstances inside the Lucknow Zoo on Tuesday,the total number of stocky gazelles that have died in the last three days has risen to 10