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Over 9000 arrested for wildlife poaching between 2012-2018: Environment Ministry

June 30, 2019 7:46 pm

As per the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which keeps records of tigers and leopards, there have been 141 cases of poaching, while 84 seizures have been made between 2012 and 2018, Prakash Javadekar said.

In Odisha, Poachers Turn Protectors — And UN Takes Note

February 19, 2018 1:35 pm

Last month, the Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust (MET) was chosen for the “Innovation in Tourism Enterprise” award by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

Katol MLA poses in front of dead blue bull, forest dept says it’s ‘not poaching’

November 05, 2015 3:07 am

Dept allows killing of blue bulls, wild boars as they cause crop damage.

Police arrest 3 with deer antlers

August 20, 2015 12:00 am

During searches, the police recovered four deer antlers, estimated at Rs 12.5 lakh, from the trio and have also seized the car in which they were traveling.

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi to set up Rhino Protection Force

January 31, 2015 12:45 am

Gogoi also asked park officials to take the NIA’s help to bust the international network of poachers.

Poachers kill four black bucks in Bhavnagar, one held

December 26, 2014 5:35 pm

Four black bucks were killed near the Velavadar National Park.

In pictures: Poachers caught on trap camera in Dodamarg range

June 13, 2014 8:52 pm

Camera traps laid to track wildlife had secretly photo-captured a gang of poachers armed with guns.

Maharashtra: Nine 'poachers' caught selling leopard skin

January 14, 2014 9:40 pm

The leopard population is already under threat due to the thriving illegal trade of skins and body parts.

Arrested poacher admits to killing another tiger

March 14, 2014 12:31 pm

The arrest of notorious poacher Ajit at Hyderabad by Wildlife Crime Control Bureau sleuths and the Andhra Pradesh Police last week has brought to the fore another poaching incident from another part of the state.

Wildlife law to be made stringent soon: Ramesh

March 08, 2010 10:48 am

Jairam Ramesh has said that a Bill to amend the Wildlife Protection Act 1972 would make poaching a stringent crime.