Wednesday, 17 August, 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

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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