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Sunday, Sep 15, 2019
news about Tigress avni
Aug 24, 2019 07:41
The cub will be mature enough by then to take care of herself, state forest department and National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) officials said. read more
Jan 19, 2019 23:26
A committee investigating the killing of tigress Avni, or T-1, in a Maharashtra forest has determined that controversial hunter, Asghar Ali Khan, was guilty of shooting her to death without being authorised to do so by the state’s chief wildlife warden... read more
Jan 12, 2019 00:28
A resolution to this effect was passed by the state animal welfare board, chaired by BJP MP Poonam Mahajan, during its meeting last month read more
Jan 11, 2019 14:44
Forest officials said they spotted slain tigress T-1’s male cub in the forest area next to the one that had been cordoned off to rescue the cub. read more
Dec 05, 2018 10:06
On November 2, Avni was shot dead by a team of forest staff members, and Asghar Ali, the son of independent sharpshooter Nawab Shafat Ali Khan, who was hired by the forest department. The department wanted to either tranquilise the animal or kill it,... read more
Nov 29, 2018 00:23
The Opposition legislators asked why Avni was not tranquilised and raised questions over selection of the shooter despite his controversial background read more
Nov 13, 2018 13:06
Asghar Ali Khan, who shot the ‘man-eater’ dead, says the tigress had to depend on humans for prey, but outraged activists insist that the human-tiger conflict is not something the authorities should delegate to a ‘shikaari’ read more
Nov 12, 2018 11:16
The protesters in Mumbai displayed black flags, posters and banners and raised slogans. They also demanded resignation of Maharashtra forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar. read more
Nov 04, 2018 23:40
A wildlife lover, Dr Jerryl A Banait, said if tranquillised, the cubs will not be able to withstand the sedative effect and succumb to it. read more
Nov 04, 2018 22:56
The minister further said the right to kill wild species did not lie with his department and that the Centre and the Supreme Court have laid down stringent guidelines for the purpose. read more