Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicTiger reserve

Topic: tiger reserve

Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in TN wins TX2 Award for doubling tiger population

The area of the tiger reserve in Erode, which houses 80 tigers, is contiguous with the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Bandipur Tiger Reserve and BR Tiger Reserve and Wildlife Sanctuary.

India’s tiger reserves have no space, adding more of them will lead to human-tiger conflict

Qamar Qureshi, a scientist at Wildlife Institute of India, said India needs to build tiger corridors that would allow the animals to move from one reserve to another without interference.

Don’t celebrate jump in tiger numbers just yet. All is still not well with big cat’s health

Tiger census underlines the challenges reserves face – man-animal conflicts, dearth of buffer zones, staff shortage & inadequate compensation for villagers.

On Camera

YourTurn

J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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