March 10, 2021 11:38 pm
This is the sixth human death in leopard attack in greater Gir area in less than three months.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 07, 2012 2:10 am
Music festivals roll in with new experiences
June 05, 2016 8:03 pm