Saturday, 22 January, 2022

Topic: Tigers

Tigers in bottles made the wild animal worth more dead than alive

As tigers disappear from the wild, more and more turn up in farms across Asia.

Power project, dam threaten Arunachal tigers who are called ‘elder brothers’ by local tribals

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.

China’s Belt and Road project, along with Asian road boom, is new threat to tigers

Major projects, such as China’s Belt and Road Initiative, are fuelling Asia’s infrastructure growth. Nearly 24,000 km of roads will be built in tiger habitats by 2050.

Save foxes, dholes and hyenas, look beyond tigers and snow leopards, study says

A group of wildlife researchers has sought the creation of Canid Conservation Units aimed at wild canids, with an aim to also save ‘less-appreciated’ landscapes.

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.

Capturing ‘Wild India’ ⁠— A collection of photos across national parks

An exhibition of photographs taken across several national parks and natural reserves of India is on display at the All India Fine Arts & Crafts gallery. 

Pench national park has a problem of two states and one forest

The Pench forests, which inspired the Jungle Book, are spread over Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. But does nature care for borders?

India’s tiger population has doubled since 2006: Here’s why it is important

World’s largest wildlife survey reveals tiger population is now almost 3,000. Forest officers say protecting big cat helps the ecosystem over long ranges.

Tiger census in India finds numbers have doubled since 2014

PM Modi, who released the All India Tiger Estimation Report 2018 Monday, said India has emerged as one of the safest tiger habitats in the world.

How Bachchan, Kipling and Disney made future of the tiger uncertain in India

On Global Tiger Day, let UP lynching be a reminder of what decades of mixing fiction with facts has done to Corbett's ‘large-hearted gentleman’.

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.