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Corbett Tiger Reserve


Two IFS officers suspended over construction, felling of trees in Corbett reserve

April 29, 2022 2:51 am

The teams also found illegal felling of trees for the proposed tiger safari in Pakhro.

Corbett tiger safari: No sanction as Uttarakhand pushes work, cost up six times

December 31, 2021 1:37 pm

🔴 The project was initially envisaged as an animal rescue facility with open-to-air enclosures and an interpretation centre for tourists.

Corbett Tiger Reserve probe: Uttarakhand govt transfers 34 forest officials

November 27, 2021 8:04 am

🔴 The officials include the state's Head of Forest Force (HoFF) Rajiv Bhartari and Chief Wildlife Warden J S Suhag. The department infighting began after both of them were appointed investigating officers by Bhartari and Suhag.

Corbett case: Uttarakhand orders Vigilance inquiry

November 14, 2021 3:09 am

On September 8, the National Tiger Conservation Authority constituted a panel after a writ petition filed in the Delhi HC alleged illegal construction and felling of trees between Pakhrau Forest Rest House and Kalagarh FRH.

Forest officer quits Corbett investigation

November 10, 2021 3:00 am

Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi quit the probe Tuesday, citing contradictory statements of senior government officials over his appointment.

Bid To Boost Tourism: Rhinos to be re-introduced in Uttarakhand

December 20, 2019 3:27 am

Experts claim that protecting these rhinos from poaching will be the only challenge for the state’s forest department staff after the move.

Centre seeks report from Uttarakhand on study revealing tigers killing, eating elephants

June 23, 2019 7:42 pm

A total of nine tigers, 21 elephants and six leopards were found dead from 2014 to May 31, 2019, due to infighting and clashes over issues related of mating, according to the study.

Uttarakhand High Court wants NTCA to take over Corbett Tiger Reserve

August 24, 2018 2:11 am

The court had recently warned the state government that it may refer the tiger poaching case to the CBI.

Uttarakhand records jump in tiger numbers

July 27, 2017 4:56 am

Home to the country’s second highest tiger population, Uttarakhand has recorded a massive jump in the tiger numbers with the Corbett Tiger Reserve becoming home to 45 more tigers since 2015 and the Rajaji Tiger Reserve having 18 more big cats than were recorded in the 2014 tiger census.

Elephant found dead, appears to be electrocuted

June 11, 2014 2:05 pm

The elephant was found dead last evening in a field at Himmatpur Dauntiyal village of Ramnagar subdivision.