Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicWildlife protection

Topic: Wildlife protection

Orphaned and exposed, why these Indian leopard cubs can’t return to the wild

Orphan leopards can seldom be released in the wild, but there is no space for them in zoos and rescue centres.

With aim to avoid bird deaths, wildlife board to draft norms for power lines in protected areas

Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife also approved several projects in protected areas and eco-sensitive zones, including border outposts & Ayurveda Institute.

Another elephant found dead in Kerala with severe injuries in its mouth

The latest incident has occurred in the remote Attapadi region, which is close to Mannarkkad where a pregnant elephant had died 3 months ago.

Man held with pangolin could be linked to wider trafficking network: Chhattisgarh Police

Chhattisgarh Police arrested a man with a live pangolin Friday, and confirmed that two more such pangolin 'smugglers' had been arrested in the last 15 days.

On World Wildlife Day, a look at some of India’s success stories

The theme of the first World Wildlife Day after the Australia and Amazon fires that wiped out millions of animals is 'Sustaining All Life on Earth'.

How blind, bruised and depressed elephants were rescued from Corbett resorts

Even after the Uttarakhand HC freed them, the govt hadn’t taken action. But then, overnight, the elephants were relocated.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.