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Drought-hit Pilibhit gets no aid from UP govt

Drought-hit Pilibhit gets no aid from UP govt

Sep 22, 2014

PILIBHIT: The UP government has declared Pilibhit district as drought-hit on September 16 but it is yet to receive any aid from the government in this case. Farmers in the district, hit by highly deficient rainfall, are still waiting for additional means of minor irrigation. Drought, coupled with erratic power supply in rural areas, is not allowing farmers to use their water pumps, making it impossible to irrigate crops like paddy and sugarcane. Agro experts said crops of...

पीलीभीत के जंगलों के लकड़ी तस्करों की ज़मानत अर्ज़ी खारिज

पीलीभीत के जंगलों के लकड़ी तस्करों की ज़मानत अर्ज़ी खारिज

Sep 22, 2014

पीलीभीत : जंगल में घुसकर सागौन के वृक्ष काटकर लकड़ी की तस्करी के मामले में पकड़े गए तीनों आरोपियों की जमानत अर्जी जिला न्यायालय से भी खारिज हो गई है। अब आरोपियों को...

जल्द ही प्रदर्शित होगी गोमती की सफाई पर बन रही डॉक्यूमेंट्री फिल्म

जल्द ही प्रदर्शित होगी गोमती की सफाई पर बन रही डॉक्यूमेंट्री फिल्म

Sep 21, 2014

लखनऊ| देश में नदियों की सफाई को लेकर तमाम परियोजनाएं चलाई जा रही हैं। इसी बीच उत्तर प्रदेश में गोमती नदी के पुनरुद्धार एवं उसे निर्मल बनाने के लिए ‘चले गोमती पथ...

Anthropogenic pressures pose threat to tiger habitats: Study

Anthropogenic pressures pose threat to tiger habitats: Study

Sep 21, 2014

KATHMANDU- Though landscape-based biodiversity conservation efforts between Nepal and India have contributed to the protection of endangered tiger species, increasing anthropogenic pressures on wildlife and their habitats threatened their long-term existence, according to the findings of the first ever trans-boundary tiger survey. The survey conducted between November 2012 and June 2013 recorded a total of 239 adult tigers in 12 protected areas and reserves as...

Foresters to train for dealing with hi-tech poachers

Foresters to train for dealing with hi-tech poachers

Sep 21, 2014

With poachers using advanced technology to hunt animals and increasing cases of human-animal conflicts, World Wide Fund (WWF) has decided to give modern and centralised training to the state forest department’s field staff who work on the ground level. The training, which will be given for the first time to field staff across the state, aims at protecting wildlife. “The training was being given to a few foresters in Pilibhit and Dudhwa Tiger Reserve till now....