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National Tiger Conservation Authority


Karnataka to expedite rehabilitation of tribals from protected areas of Nagarhole Tiger Reserve

September 11, 2021 2:55 pm

A letter sent to the Union Minister for Environment by a Karnataka State Wildlife Board member has highlighted that the voluntary resettlement of tribals in the reserve, which started in 1998, has not been completed even after 23 years.

Manipur: Tiger kills three cows in remote village of Tamenglong district

July 09, 2021 3:44 pm

The attack has created panic among the villagers forcing them to remain indoors. Kuilong Part 2 village in Tamei sub-division is located in the Kuilong area bordering Nagaland’s Peren district.

Kaziranga tiger death: Inquiry finds firing ‘unwarranted’, forest guard suspended

June 28, 2021 6:07 pm

A statement from KNPTR Sunday said, “An inquiry conducted by the assistant conservator of forest into the incident revealed that the firing was unwarranted based on which staff concerned was suspended.”

Why shutting down reserves to prevent Covid transmission to tigers is a questionable move

June 14, 2021 10:19 am

A blanket ban could endanger wildlife and human livelihoods. India must seize opportunity to innovate to live with and reduce the risk from the inevitable future contagion

International Tiger Day 2019: Relocation of tigers a 'mindless distraction', say experts

July 29, 2019 8:48 pm

International Tiger Day 2019: India is home to the world’s 70 per cent of the prowling big cats. With the resources used in almost two decades, "the count should be 10,000 tigers at least".

Stripes in the snow: At 3,630 meters, India’s only snow tigers are burning bright 

December 02, 2018 4:10 am

A three-year survey in Arunachal Pradesh’s Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary reveals photographic evidence of tigers in the snow-clad peaks of the Indian part of the Eastern Himalayas — a first after Russia’s Amur tigers.

Madhya Pradesh tiger found dead in Odisha reserve, relocation project on hold

November 16, 2018 2:10 am

In June, the 195-kg tiger was shifted to revive Satkosia’s dwindling big cat population, which had reportedly come down to two — both of them ageing tigresses.

Animal Ark Rescue Centre, Gadchiroli: An animal centre that bothers the same authorities that reward it

January 17, 2018 4:16 am

Handling animals has also put him at risk. In 2006, Amte was bitten by a Russell’s viper and underwent treatment for over a month at a Nagpur hospital.

Gujarat to conduct census to ascertain presence of tigers

January 10, 2018 2:31 pm

The state forest department earlier sent a proposal to the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) for the census after some media reports suggested the presence of tigers in Dang, which is full of green forests.

NTCA awaiting Defence nod for drone monitoring of tiger reserves

February 02, 2016 1:00 pm

Hoping that they will get the approval in the next couple of months, project in-charge Ramesh said flying missions can start operations in the next six months.