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Corbett Tiger Reserve opens for round-the-year tourism(File Photo)

Corbett Tiger Reserve opens for round-the-year tourism

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2021 05:36 PM IST
Corbett's opening generated great enthusiasm among wildlife lovers with around 50 bookings made for the day safaris on the inaugural day. Opening the reserve for round-the-year tourism will help people whose livelihoods are connected with it
This undated photo released by Corbett Tiger Reserve shows a tiger in Corbett National Park.(AP)
This undated photo released by Corbett Tiger Reserve shows a tiger in Corbett National Park.(AP)

No mobiles for guides, gypsy drivers inside Corbett Tiger Reserve

By HT Correspondent, Dehradun
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 12:23 AM IST
  • This decision was taken after authorities found drivers talking on the phone during safaris or going too close to the wildlife for making videos.
First tigress to be radio-collared in Corbett for translocation to Rajaji Tiger Reserve.(HT PHOTO.)
First tigress to be radio-collared in Corbett for translocation to Rajaji Tiger Reserve.(HT PHOTO.)

First tigress tranquilized, radio-collared for translocation to Rajaji Tiger Reserve

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 10:54 PM IST
The project for translocation of tigers to the western part of Rajaji was approved by the central government in 2016.
This undated photo released by Corbett Tiger Reserve shows a tiger in Corbett National Park.(AP)
This undated photo released by Corbett Tiger Reserve shows a tiger in Corbett National Park.(AP)

Lake, museum, tiger safari to come up in Corbett at cost of Rs 150 cr

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 11:39 PM IST
The tiger safari (similar to an enclosed natural zoo) will come up in the Pakhro area of Corbett Tiger Reserve.
Female nature guides of Corbett Tiger Reserve after a training session.(HT Photo)
Female nature guides of Corbett Tiger Reserve after a training session.(HT Photo)

Challenges, adventures and joys of being first tiger ladies of Corbett Tiger Reserve

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 09:07 PM IST
For the first time this year, Corbett Tiger Reserve appointed female nature guides to bring gender equality in the wildlife tourism sector and the guides have received a mixed response.
Representational Image.(HT archive)
Representational Image.(HT archive)

Uttarakhand: First tiger to be shifted to Rajaji from Corbett Tiger Reserve this week

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 06:16 PM IST
The project for translocation of tigers to the western part of Rajaji was approved by the Central government in 2016
This undated photo released by Corbett Tiger Reserve shows a tiger at the park.(AP)
This undated photo released by Corbett Tiger Reserve shows a tiger at the park.(AP)

In a first, Corbett Tiger Reserve to have women nature guides

By Mohan Rajput
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 07:13 PM IST
CTR officials said seven women have been selected by the Corbett administration after holding a guide recruitment test on Wednesday
Forest officials capturing Python in Uttarakhand’s Kumaon region.(HT Photo)
Forest officials capturing Python in Uttarakhand’s Kumaon region.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand forest department rescues 16-foot-long python; video goes viral

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Ankur Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 04:59 PM IST
Vipul Mourya, a snake expert from Wildlife Institute of India, said it is a good sign for Uttarakhand’s biodiversity that such big pythons are being spotted
uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurating interpretation centre in Corbett Tiger Reserve on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)
uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurating interpretation centre in Corbett Tiger Reserve on Thursday.(HT PHOTO)

Uttarakhand’s Corbett Tiger Reserve gets new tourism zone

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Ankur Sharma
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2020 07:35 PM IST
With the new zone, Corbett Tiger Reserve will soon have eight tourism zones.
An official said that if someone does not follow these rules then a fine of Rs 25,000 will be imposed.(Getty Images)
An official said that if someone does not follow these rules then a fine of Rs 25,000 will be imposed.(Getty Images)

Those above 65, kids below 10 years not allowed to visit Corbett Tiger Reserve

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Ankur Sharma | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 07:03 PM IST
Apart from this, the country’s top tiger conservation body has also increased the viewing distance of wildlife in protected areas including tigers.
Generally, six tourists are allowed in one gypsy, but in view of the pandemic only four tourists will be allowed to sit in a gypsy. (Photo HT File)
Generally, six tourists are allowed in one gypsy, but in view of the pandemic only four tourists will be allowed to sit in a gypsy. (Photo HT File)

Corbett Tiger Reserve set to open, Covid-19 test result must for entry

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Ankur Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 04:20 PM IST
The tourists, said forest officials, will have to get the RT-PCR test done 96 hours before the visit to the park.
Currently, the tiger population within reserves is 1,923, which means that 35% of the population is still outside tiger reserves.(AP)
Currently, the tiger population within reserves is 1,923, which means that 35% of the population is still outside tiger reserves.(AP)

One in three tigers live outside reserves: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 06:10 AM IST
India recorded a 33% increase in tiger numbers from 2014 to 2018, according to the summary of the report, All India Tiger Estimation Results, released last year. There were 2,967 tigers in India in 2018, compared to 2,226 in 2014.
Corrbett Tiger Reserve also has the highest density of the big cats.(HT PHOTO)
Corrbett Tiger Reserve also has the highest density of the big cats.(HT PHOTO)

Corbett has India’s largest tiger population among 50 reserves: report

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2020 06:41 PM IST
Wildlife experts say good prey base is the major factor for thriving of big cats in Corbett Tiger Reserve.
The tigress had injury marks on its neck and was likely to have died due to infighting with another tigress or tiger, officials had said.(Getty Images)
The tigress had injury marks on its neck and was likely to have died due to infighting with another tigress or tiger, officials had said.(Getty Images)

Tiger cub found dead in Corbett Tiger Reserve, second tiger death reported from reserve

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2020 04:05 PM IST
Rahul, who only uses his first name, director, CTR, said that the tiger was spotted by forest officials in the Laldhang beat of Jhirna range.
Veterinary doctors examining the carcass of the elephant.(HT Photo)
Veterinary doctors examining the carcass of the elephant.(HT Photo)

A day after Corbett’s rogue elephant was radio-collared, carcass spotted in jungles

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Ankur Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 05:33 PM IST
In the operation, about 700 forest department staffers are being deployed in the world famous tiger reserve for round-the-clock patrolling during the monsoon, said officials.(HT file photo)
In the operation, about 700 forest department staffers are being deployed in the world famous tiger reserve for round-the-clock patrolling during the monsoon, said officials.(HT file photo)

‘Operation Monsoon’: Corbett Tiger Reserve to check poaching in rainy season

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2020 11:20 PM IST
RK Tiwari, wildlife warden at Corbett Tiger Reserve said, “The forest department has done the required preparations for the operation which includes giving fresh stock of ammunition and rations to our men deployed in posts deep in the Reserve.”
An image of the elephant climbing the steps from the video caught on CCTV.(Screengrab)
An image of the elephant climbing the steps from the video caught on CCTV.(Screengrab)

Elephant climbs steps of famous Garjiya Devi Temple near Corbett Tiger Reserve, video goes viral

Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi | Edited by Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 10:54 AM IST
A video of the elephant climbing the steps to Garjiya Devi Temple was caught on CCTV on June 28.
There are over 250 tigers and 1,035 elephants in the Corbett landscape, the officials said. / HT Pic
There are over 250 tigers and 1,035 elephants in the Corbett landscape, the officials said. / HT Pic

Uttarakhand forest dept mulls plan to not cremate elephants killed by tigers in Corbett Tiger Reserve

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Ankur Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 06:18 PM IST
A study conducted last year on wildlife deaths due to infighting in CTA had found that 21 elephants, including 13 calves, had died in the past five years.
This is the second incident of an elephant’s death near the Corbett Tiger Reserve, which is separated from the adjoining Ramnagar forest division by the Kosi river, in the last five days.(ANI (Representative Image))
This is the second incident of an elephant’s death near the Corbett Tiger Reserve, which is separated from the adjoining Ramnagar forest division by the Kosi river, in the last five days.(ANI (Representative Image))

Carcass of an eight-year-old elephant found in Ramnagar forest division’s Dechauri range

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Ankur Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2020 06:22 PM IST
Dr. Dushyant Sharma, a senior veterinary doctor at the Corbett Tiger Reserve, said that viscera of the elephant would be sent to the animal testing laboratory in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly soon in a bid to ascertain the exact cause of its death.
NTCA’s guidelines state there should be mandatory thermal scanning of all tourists and drivers, and that all visitors, guides and drivers should wear masks and face shields.(AP)
NTCA’s guidelines state there should be mandatory thermal scanning of all tourists and drivers, and that all visitors, guides and drivers should wear masks and face shields.(AP)

Corbett Tiger Reserve to reopen after 3 months, tourists limited to 3 zones

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 05:29 PM IST
The move follows the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) allowing tiger reserves across the country to open with all precautions.
The wildlife smuggler was arrested in Uttarakhand’s US Nagar on Sunday evening.(Representative Photo/PTI)
The wildlife smuggler was arrested in Uttarakhand’s US Nagar on Sunday evening.(Representative Photo/PTI)

Wildlife smuggler caught with flapshell turtle in Uttarakhand, booked

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By HT Correspondent | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 08:03 AM IST
This is not the first time when turtles and tortoises have been recovered in the state. Turtles are killed for their meat and are in good demand in some areas of Uttarakhan
Corbett and its surroundings have one of the highest tiger densities in the world.(AP Photo)
Corbett and its surroundings have one of the highest tiger densities in the world.(AP Photo)

Tigress found dead in Corbett Tiger Reserve, first tiger death in Corbett this year

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2020 10:57 PM IST
The tigress had injury marks on its neck and it likely died due to infighting with another tigress or tiger, officials said.
The Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand is believed to have around 260 tigers at present.(HT Photo used for representation)
The Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand is believed to have around 260 tigers at present.(HT Photo used for representation)

Ambush patrolling, e-surveillance: How Corbett is being guarded during lockdown

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2020 08:25 PM IST
Amid the coronavirus outbreak across the country, the Uttarakhand forest department in March had ordered that Corbett Tiger Reserve, along with all protected areas and zoos in the state remain closed till further notice.
Uttarakhand announced the closure of Corbett Tiger Reserve till March 31.(HT Photo)
Uttarakhand announced the closure of Corbett Tiger Reserve till March 31.(HT Photo)

Coronavirus forces Uttarakhand to close Corbett Tiger Reserve till March 31

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2020 07:00 PM IST
Corbett Tiger Reserve currently has around 260 tigers and draws around 3 lakh tourists every year.
As per data of the Central Pollution Control Board, India generates 25,940 tonnes of plastic everyday.(HT image)
As per data of the Central Pollution Control Board, India generates 25,940 tonnes of plastic everyday.(HT image)

Wildlife hit as plastic finds way into parks, reserves

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 04:41 AM IST
Animals eating plastics is not uncommon. In July, a photograph, shared by a wildlife official, of a leopard eating leftovers in a polythene bag near Corbett Tiger Reserve went viral.
As Lakshmi’s condition was not improving, a panel in June had discussed euthanasia or mercy killing. But the option was ruled out.(HT File Photo)
As Lakshmi’s condition was not improving, a panel in June had discussed euthanasia or mercy killing. But the option was ruled out.(HT File Photo)

Ailing Corbett elephant Lakshmi dies after 4-month-long illness

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2019 02:45 PM IST
The health of 55-year-old elephant Lakshmi had been deteriorating over the last one week and despite providing her the best possible treatment, she died on Tuesday night.
The 55-year-old elephant Lakshmi has been suffering from severe foot infection and age-related ailments for over four months at Aamdanda area of Corbett.(HT Photo)
The 55-year-old elephant Lakshmi has been suffering from severe foot infection and age-related ailments for over four months at Aamdanda area of Corbett.(HT Photo)

Mercy killing of ailing Corbett Reserve elephant ruled out

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2019 03:45 PM IST
Vivek Pandey, chief conservator of forests (CCF) Kumaon, said that there would be no mercy killing of the ailing elephant
A 23-year-old forest watcher was mauled to death by a tiger in Kalagarh area of Corbett Tiger Reserve(AFP Photo)
A 23-year-old forest watcher was mauled to death by a tiger in Kalagarh area of Corbett Tiger Reserve(AFP Photo)

Tiger kills 23-year-old forest watcher in Corbett reserve

Hindustan Times, Nanital | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 12:30 PM IST
The body of Sohan Singh, a daily wager who worked as a forest watcher, was recovered on Monday evening, said Rahul, field director of Corbett reserve. “The family will be given a compensation of Rs 3 lakh,” he said.
Many tourists complained that they thought the websites were being run by Corbett Tiger Reserve.(HT Photo)
Many tourists complained that they thought the websites were being run by Corbett Tiger Reserve.(HT Photo)

Corbett Tiger Reserve issues legal notices to 15 websites for using its name to mislead tourists

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2019 02:52 PM IST
Corbett administration has started crackdown on websites using Corbett National Park or Corbett Tiger Reserve and allegedly cheating people for bookings, safaris and other facilities.
Corbett Tiger Reserve field director’s order says persons occupying influential positions have started using their power to create a distinct class for themselves.(HT Photo)
Corbett Tiger Reserve field director’s order says persons occupying influential positions have started using their power to create a distinct class for themselves.(HT Photo)

Corbett not to entertain safari requests, stay in tiger reserve by VIPs

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2019 03:00 PM IST
The order has been issued by Magsaysay award winner and Corbett Tiger Reserve’s officiating field director Sanjiv Chaturvedi.
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