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3-year-old girl dies in leopard attack, villagers 'assault' forest dept staff

March 10, 2021 11:38 pm

This is the sixth human death in leopard attack in greater Gir area in less than three months.

Explained: What is the significance of lions being spotted in Gujarat's Jasdan area?

December 10, 2020 12:24 pm

Lions keep moving from these areas to Gir, creating what is called lion corridors. Lions have strayed as far away as Botad and Jamnagar districts but they were one-off incidents.

Explained: Why herbivore census in Gujara's Gir forest is significant

May 14, 2019 10:24 am

The Herbivore Census covers ungulates such as spotted deer, blue bulls (nilgais), sambars, Indian gazelles (chinkaras), four-horned antelopes (choshinga) and wild boars, as well as Indian langurs and peafowl.

Explained: Why Gujarat conducts a census of herbivores in Gir forest

May 13, 2019 8:53 pm

A count of ungulates gives the forest department an idea of the availability of prey-base for the top predator lions as well as other predators like leopards, hyenas, wolves etc.

'Cow vigilantes pose threat to Kerala's white revolution plans'

September 24, 2017 4:40 pm

The procurement of high breed cows from other parts of the country is essential to achieve the target and depending solely on local breeds would not help do so, the minister added.

Five arrested for chasing lion in Junagadh, sent to one-day custody of forest department

June 22, 2017 7:16 pm

After video of the men allegedly chasing a sub-adult lion while driving in car went viral, forest department had initiated an inquiry and had found it to be genuine.

Three people killed, Gir officials cage 13 lions

May 23, 2016 2:14 am

The attack on Friday was the third in as many months in Dhari taluka. Forest officers suspect that one pride was involved in all three attacks.

BJP MLA raises red flag over green zone around Gir forest

September 26, 2015 2:26 am

Kotadiya held a meeting of farmers from nearby villages at agricultural produce marketing committee in Dhari in the morning.

Gujarat Confidential

July 15, 2013 2:23 am

Disgraced and suspended IPS officer Rajkumar Pandian,an accused in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases,has hit upon a ground for getting bail from the court.

Celebrating Old Friends

September 07, 2012 2:10 am

Music festivals roll in with new experiences