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Sunday, Jun 16, 2019
news about Wildlife protection act
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 16, 2019 01:07
Bhowar was produced before a Thane court on Tuesday and remanded to the forest department’s custody till January 17 read more
Jan 14, 2019 00:46
Endemic to India, Sri Lanka and areas along the Indo-Nepal border, the rusty-spotted cats are protected under schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 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 02, 2019 00:15
A total of 23 leopards died in road accidents in the state — the highest in the country. read more
Jan 01, 2019 12:41
The man had boasted of killing and eating a rhesus macaque monkey, a protected species, on social media. He was arrested after PETA filed a complaint against him. read more
Dec 18, 2018 15:02
Of the 275 cases of mangrove destruction in Mumbai in 2018, 271 cases were reported on government land in the city, four were in private forests. read more
Dec 18, 2018 11:20
The stuffed partridge was gifted to the Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu by a Pakistani journalist, while he was on a visit to the neighbouring nation for the launch of the Kartarpur corridor. 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
Dec 01, 2018 00:22
Trio was caught during nakabandi at the Y junction in Mumbra read more
Nov 29, 2018 21:19
The Centre has proposed prohibition on the use of animals for performances, exhibition at any circus or mobile entertainment facilities, a move hailed by animal rights activists as “progressive and laudable”. read more
Nov 16, 2018 23:24
The central government is considering vaccines that can make them sterile, although experts aren’t convinced this will work. 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 13, 2018 09:54
A man in Delhi’s Sultanpuri killed an owl in a black magic ritual to attain wealth and prosperity , police said. read more
Nov 09, 2018 17:38
Her response to the orchestrated killing of a tiger in Maharashtra shows that her forbearance has hits limits read more