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Review: Termite Fry by Zai Whitaker

Set in 1971, when the Wildlife (Protection) Act was just coming into force, this novel by the well known conservationist transports the reader into the unpretentious world of the Irular tribe

A catcher handling a snake. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 10:11 PM IST
ByLamat R Hasan

Odisha man sent to three years in jail for smuggling leopard skin

The investigating officer of the case said that this is the first time a person in Odisha has been given the maximum term permissible in a case of wildlife crime

The court has also imposed a penalty of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10,000 on the convict. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 09, 2023 12:30 PM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

STF busts wildlife smuggling gang, rescues 500 Indian parakeets

The parrots, which are a protected species under the Wildlife Protection Act, were released into their natural habitat by a team of forest department on Friday.

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Published on Sep 09, 2023 01:39 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

Assam: 2.5 kg elephant tusk recovered from resident in Morigaon, one arrested

Officials said the elephant tusk was kept inside a chamber in the house of one Asmat Ali, a resident of Laharighat

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 18, 2023 08:16 PM IST
ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

Vadhavan gram panchayat seeks ‘community reserve’ tag for Shankodhar shrine

What makes Shankodhar shrine unique is that it remains submerged for most of the year, only revealing itself for durations of about 30 minutes to an hour, during extremely low (or ‘negative’) tides

Milind Raut, member, Vadhavan Bandar Virodhi Yuva Sangharsh Samiti, said, “The marine environment here is very sensitive. There are sea-fans, zoo-anthus, barnado-pora and gonio-pora corals which are listed in Schedule-1 of the Wildlife Act, 1972. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 30, 2023 12:40 AM IST
ByPrayag Arora-Desai
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