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Leopard attacks: Big cats on the prowl, villagers cower in fear

Junnar taluka worst hit; locals threaten to intensify stir after two children killed and one injured in a span of three weeks.

SC relief for 5 lakh families living on ‘forest land’

The order will bring relief to over five lakh families living in Thane, Mulund, Bhandup, Borivali, Kandivali, Virar, Badlapur and Ambarnath.


Orissa orders Bhushan Steel to stop all project activities at Dhenkanal, Angul

Divisional forest officer reported that company violated Forest Conservation Act, 1980.

CM asks for guest house at lion safari, MoEF rejects

At present, work on lion safari project is being carried out on a war footing by the state government, with January 31 being the deadline.

No written protocol for small oil leakages: Mangrove cell

1.5-2 hectares of mangrove land in Mahul,near Chembur,were damaged owing to the leakage.

Records fudged in Rs 700-cr land ‘scam’ in Mohali

Forest dept has asked to stop sale or purchase of fudged land immediately.


Leopard cub’s death spurs forest dept into action

The death of a leopard cub after it was hit by a vehicle on Tuesday night,the state forest department has decided approach the CEO of the at Aarey Milk Colony,where the incident took place,to set up speed-breakers and impose speed restrictions to avoid a repeat of such accidents.

Two base camps to check man-animal conflicts in Terai

The state Forest department will be undertaking an exclusive project to keep a check on the incidents of man-animal conflict in the core tiger habitat zone in the state.

Despite spurt in unusual deaths,jumbos on rise

Despite an increase in the number of unusual deaths of elephants in West Bengal,the population of the animal in the state has increased significantly.

Bahraich killings not by one tiger,say officials

The state forest department has said the three attacks on humans over the last week in Bahraich were not made by a single tiger.