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NTCA to organise art exhibition in Delhi marking 50 years of Project Tiger

Project Tiger is a wildlife conservation initiative in India that was launched in 1973 with the primary objective of protecting and preserving the Bengal Tiger.

The art exhibition will showcase the unique relationship between tribal communities and other forest dwellers residing around India's tiger reserves and their deep-rooted connection with the forest and wildlife. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 30, 2023 01:48 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, New Delhi

Kuno cheetahs offer hope for conservation

The cheetah exercise has been successful, raising hope for such active ventures in the future

One of the eight cheetahs brought from Namibia in Kuno National Park in Sheopur on Sunday. (ANI)
Published on Sep 15, 2023 10:05 PM IST

NTCA approves expansion of three tiger reserves in Rajasthan: Official

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has approved the proposal, and now approximate 1,900 sq km of protected area will add to these reserves as buffer

The big cat population in Rajasthan has reached around 120. (PTI file image)
Updated on Sep 05, 2023 04:50 PM IST

VTR records 75% jump in tiger count, has 54 now

Bihar's Valmiki Tiger Reserve has seen a 75% increase in tiger count, from 31 in 2018 to 54 in 2022, and has been declared "very good" by the National Tiger Conservation Authority. The reserve is the only one in Bihar and is located in West Champaran district. The increase in tiger population is seen as an indicator of the health of the forests. The NTCA report also praised the reserve for its management of human-animal conflicts and efforts to stop poaching and wildlife trafficking.

Valmiki Tiger Reserve. (HT file)
Updated on Jul 29, 2023 09:22 PM IST
By, Patna

Now, NTCA to probe Dudhwa tiger deaths

Shailesh Prasad, who had served in the tiger reserve as a field director for several years, will be heading the inquiry committee

A tiger that was found dead in Dudhwa recently. (Sourced)
Updated on Jun 12, 2023 12:07 AM IST
By, Lakhimpur Kheri
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