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Topic: Tiger

When tigress Collarwali was cremated, a part of India’s natural library burned with her

With much pomp and show, Collarwali, an important Schedule I biological specimen, was burned down according to tiger laws. But public sentimentality doesn’t help wildlife.

Corbett beyond tiger safaris — explore it for different animal sightings & experiences

From forests, temples, adventure activities, nature trails to the rich Kumaoni heritage, explorers can never get bored of the Corbett national park.

From January to June, wildlife board gave permits that can be ‘disastrous’ for protected areas

Decisions made by National Board for Wildlife (NBWL)’s Standing Committee from Jan to June this year could put endangered species including tigers at risk, analysis reveals.

This is not a movie review of Vidya Balan’s Sherni. It’s about the raw impact it has

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Tigress carcass found in MP’s Panna reserve, 4th death in 10 days

A forest official said the radio-collared tigress seems to have died of natural causes. Earlier this week, it was spotted with a swollen leg and was given treatment.

Chhattisgarh villagers ‘ate tiger meat’, 7 cops arrested as police & forest dept probe case

The incident came to light when 14 people, including 7 policemen, were arrested for trading the remains of the tiger in the Dantewada-Jagdalpur region.

Tigress Avni’s offspring dies 8 days after being released into the wild in Maharashtra

Avni was shot dead in 2018 after being declared a man-eater. Her female offspring died during treatment of injuries following a fight in a forest.

How East India Company introduced rewards for killing India’s ‘dangerous vermin’ tigers

In ‘The Maharaja of Jodhpur's Guns’, Robert Elgood writes on historic Indian firearms and Rajput traditions relating to hunting and war.

Zoos in India put on high alert after tiger tests positive for Covid-19 in US

A four-year-old Malayan tiger at New York's Bronx Zoo that tested positive for Covid-19 is suspected to have contracted it from an asymptomatic caretaker.

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.

On Camera

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Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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