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Explained: The story of Jim Corbett, the remarkable hunter-naturalist after whom India's most celebrated national park is named

July 25, 2022 4:08 pm

Born in Nainital, Jim Corbett lived in India until Independence, after which he left for Kenya where he died in 1955.

Would Jim Corbett still want a national park named after him?

October 14, 2021 7:53 am

Ranjit Lal writes: Parks where animal sightings can be bought and where resorts and elevated highways disrupt the natural landscape may not have met his idea of conservation.

Ashwini Kumar Choubey’s proposal to rename Corbett National Park ignores the reserve’s rich history

October 11, 2021 8:18 am

In more ways than one, Corbett National Park is a testament to the well-known adage of historians — the past lives in the present. In and around the forests of Uttarakhand, guesthouses, general stores, gift shops, even saloons, carry Corbett’s name.

Union MoS bats for renaming Jim Corbett National Park

October 10, 2021 7:57 pm

Ashwini Choubey claimed that the tiger reserve was originally known as Ramganga National Park before being renamed after renowned hunter Jim Corbett.

Jim Corbett was an Englishman and an Indian

October 10, 2021 7:30 am

Devyani Onial writes: To be one was not to cancel out the other. This is something to be remembered, as the proposal to rename the Corbett National Park is being considered.

Jim Corbett National Park opens for round-the-year tourism

June 29, 2021 7:08 pm

Corbett's opening generated great enthusiasm among wildlife lovers

For promised road, Uttarakhand wangles land from tiger reserve

March 14, 2019 5:01 am

On Monday, the National Green Tribunal barred construction of the Ramnagar-Kalagarh stretch of the proposed highway through Corbett Tiger Reserve. However, work in the Haridwar-Kotdwar stretch through Rajaji Tiger Reserve has already begun without statutory clearances..

Caught on wrong foot, Wildlife Institute of India says drop Corbett clause

August 20, 2018 9:37 am

In 2005, the Centre and the states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh had agreed to an alternative alignment for a road between Kotdwar and Ramnagar under the supervision of the Supreme Court, rather than a highway through Corbett.

Supreme Court said no to highway in Jim Corbett but MoEF institute agrees to help clear it

August 20, 2018 9:36 am

The state government is pushing this despite the fact that in 2005, the Centre and the states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh had agreed to an alternative route between Kotdwar and Ramnagar under the supervision of the Supreme Court (see map) to safeguard Corbett.

Call of the wild: Jim Corbett National Park

June 13, 2016 6:31 pm

Even a short visit to the Corbett National Park is not without its share of thrills.

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