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Gir Sanctuary


Gujarat: SBWL rejects proposal to upgrade highway passing through Gir sanctuary

December 23, 2021 11:00 am

🔴 The R&B department has proposed to upgrade it to an all-weather road by constructing culverts across Hiran river and other streams which cross the highway as well as paving it with bitumen.

Gujarat: Wildlife board to discuss proposal to set up resort near Gir sanctuary

December 08, 2021 5:16 pm

🔴 The meeting will take up minutes of the 19th meeting for confirmation. It was at this 19th meeting when a proposal by the Indian Railways seeking wildlife clearance to convert the metre-gauge railway line passing through the sanctuary was discussed.

Will take ‘detailed’ look into proposed project: Vaishnaw

September 30, 2021 4:31 am

The minister underlined that the Indian Railways doesn’t want to disturb any eco-sensitive zone or any environmentally-sensitive area of the country.

State Board for Wildlife: Change of guard in Gujarat puts crucial meeting on hold

September 21, 2021 12:30 pm

The 20th meeting of the SBWL was scheduled to be convened at the official residence of the Chief Minister in Gandhinagar on September 15.

In 20 years, hotel rooms near Gir sanctuary rose from 25 to 2,500: Minister

March 27, 2021 8:47 am

Talking about the Gir sanctuary, the minister said different spots are being identified with the sanctuary for conducting jungle safaris for tourists.

To protect lions, wrap up work within given time frame: Gujarat HC to govt

October 04, 2018 4:48 am

According to state government’s submission, 184 lion deaths were reported in 2016 (104) and 2017 (80).

International help sought, four out of 23 dead lions test positive for deadly virus

October 04, 2018 7:34 am

State forest department officials also said that they have sought the help from international experts to mitigate the situation and that dozes of CDV vaccines imported from USA were likely to be delivered in a day.

Gujarat: Two more Gir lions dead, toll 23

October 03, 2018 4:14 am

“Two lions, rescued earlier, died this (Tuesday) morning due to infection,” PTI quoted Additional Chief Secretary of the Forest Department Rajiv Kumar Gupta as saying.

Gujarat: Three leopards found dead near Gir sanctuary, poisoning suspected

August 02, 2018 9:18 pm

The leopard carcasses were found yesterday evening at Limbadiya-Nera village in Dhari taluka of Amreli district and had been sent for post-mortem to ascertain the cause of death, said Range Forest Officer Manish Odedara.

Near Gir Sanctuary: Youth held for holding ‘illegal’ lion shows

May 07, 2017 5:25 am

The accused knew of spots where lion pride could easily be spotted and used to conduct his operations after nightfall.