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Pilibhit Tiger Reserve begins tiger census from 9th November

Pilibhit Tiger Reserve begins tiger census from 9th November

Nov 9, 2016

Pilibhit: The annual phase four counting of tigers at the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR), jointly conducted by PTR and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will begin from Thursday. The counting will be conducted in two stages, each spanning a period of 30 days. Officials said the process should conclude by the second week of January next year. District forest officer (DFO) Kailash Prakash said counting would be done in Deuria, Mala and one half of Mahof forest range in the first...

Indian Tigers Will Roar In Cambodia

Indian Tigers Will Roar In Cambodia

Apr 15, 2016

To increase tiger population in Cambodia, India can relocate some tigers to the country under the global effort to increase the number of big cats. What’s the story? In the just concluded ‘third Asia Ministerial Conference on tiger conservation’, India’s minister of forest and environment, Prakash Javdekar has said that India would cooperate with all countries on increasing tiger population. Why relocation to Cambodia? Historically...

India now has 70 percent of world’s tiger population

India now has 70 percent of world’s tiger population

Apr 13, 2016

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment towards tiger conservation Efforts to save the tiger have pushed India’s population of the big cat to nearly 2,500, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said hailing the strides the country has made in this regard. Highlighting the need for protecting tiger corridors, he announced incentivising project proponents to give land for compensatory...

Tiger conservation plans for 16 reserves not approved: NTCA

Tiger conservation plans for 16 reserves not approved: NTCA

Jan 11, 2016

New Delhi: Rajasthan’s Ranthambore and Madhya Pradesh’s Bandhavgarh and Panna are among 16 reserves whose tiger conservation plans have not been approved by National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). Preparation of tiger conservation plan is a legally mandated obligation on the part of state governments to get annual grant for conservation of big cats. Out of 48 tiger reserves, tiger conservation plans for 32 have been approved and 16...

Help us save blackbucks: Pilibhit tiger reserve’s b’day tweet @SalmanKhan

Help us save blackbucks: Pilibhit tiger reserve’s b’day tweet @SalmanKhan

Jan 2, 2016

Pilibhit: On his fiftieth birthday, Salman Khan has a special message — from a wildlife sanctuary with blackbucks! The star has been invited by the administration of Pilibhit tiger reserve which boasts of a sizeable population of blackbucks to help them conserve the endangered species. “Happy b’day @BeingSalmanKhan. We invite u to come to Pilibhit sanctuary where we have Black Bucks (sic) & many endangered species. It’s time to prove u...

UP tourism is still unaware about the heritages of Pilibhit

UP tourism is still unaware about the heritages of Pilibhit

Dec 3, 2015

Pilibhit: UP tourism department is still unaware that Pilibhit has too many tourist attraction places like Pilibhit Tiger Reserve, Raja Venu ka Tila, a replica of Jama Masjid built in 1769,Origin place of River Gomti, Gauri Shankar Temple, 400 years old Chattvi padshahi Gurudwara, Chuka beach etc. It can easily be developed as one of the main tourist destinations of Uttar Pradesh. However, the UP tourism department is completely ignorant about Pilibhit and it...