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SC for better equipping forest guards to take on poachers

January 09, 2021 4:49 am

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde also pointed to the need for a separate wildlife division of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to deal with proceeds of crimes committed against environment and wildlife.

Four booked for attacking forest guards in Kalwa

May 28, 2020 8:38 pm

The guards were pelted with stones while trying to remove an encroachment in the reserve forest area.

Chhattisgarh: Forest guard among two trampled to death by elephant

June 20, 2019 4:39 pm

The elephant which attacked the villagers and forest guard apparently got separated from its herd and was roaming around the villages for last few days following which the locals were asked to stay alert, the official added.

UP: 1 held after forest guard lynched, another injured

March 17, 2019 5:38 am

Divisional Forest Officer, Sonbhadra, Sanjeev Kumar Singh, said around 9 pm Friday, the department got a tip-off that a few persons involved in illegal mining were loading stones in a tractor-trolley at Papri village under Machhi Forest range.

Forest guard trampled to death by herd of elephants in Karnataka

April 26, 2018 8:51 pm

Mahadevu along with some other foresters had gone to Solaba village in that district to drive away a herd of elephants, which had entered the village and wreaked havoc.

Gujarat: Lioness attacks Amreli farmer, forest guards deployed on field

May 29, 2016 7:53 pm

Chandu Vala (32), the farmer of the Kodiya village was allegedly attacked by a lioness at around 1:30 pm while he was working in lemon orchard belonging to his uncle Lakha Vala.

Assam govt mulls salary hike for forest guards

March 14, 2014 12:16 pm

Tarun Gogoi stressed on the need to modernise the weapons of the forest guards.

Forest guards at TATR,Pench to get special weapon training

April 08, 2014 4:50 pm

Special Tiger Protection Force project aims to curb poaching incidents

2 poachers killed inside Kaziranga National Park

July 26, 2013 5:41 am

Wildlife protection guards killed two rhino poachers while three managed to escape,in a face-off in Kaziranga National Park

Change in rules for physical tests

August 22, 2012 7:49 am

Almost a year after a man died and seven were hospitalised after collapsing during a 25-km run that was an endurance test for youngsters aspiring to be hired as forest guards,the Maharashtra Forest Department has tweaked the rule for physical tests for these Class IV posts.