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2 monkeys involved in killing of over 250 dogs captured in Maharashtra's Beed

The villagers contacted Dharur's Forest Department after the monkeys began picking up school-going children as well, creating panic

19 Dec 2021 1:04 PM

Mumbai: Leopard spotted at Andheri's MIDC area, rescue operation underway

Security guard said he first thought it was a large dog but realised it was a leopard

09 Aug 2020 5:23 PM

Watch: 12-foot crocodile rescued in Vadodara

A Forest Department official told PTI that the crocodile was released in a nearby lake which is home to many crocodiles.

02 Dec 2019 11:37 AM

Walls to keep forest encroachers at bay

The Parsik Hill range has been affected by encroaching slum dwellers.

02 Oct 2019 2:35 AM

Visitors banned from waterfalls

Similarly, revellers had reached Pandavkhada waterfall in Kharghar on Sunday to enjoy their weekend, but police officials turned them back.

01 Jul 2019 8:04 AM


Going up in flames

Problems arise when people head to such places on their own.

26 Jun 2019 12:13 AM

Wild weekend getaway in Corbett

A getaway trip to Jim Corbett would be the perfect tonic to beat the scorching sun and engage with nature and the wildlife it has to offer.

06 Jun 2019 12:00 AM

Nashik: Leopard hurts 6, including forest officer

The Ashakirnawadi village residents in Iga-tpuri taluka stated that the leopard was seen in the village at around 3.30 pm.

12 Mar 2019 6:46 AM

Forest dept to get real time fire alerts

The system will only be accessible to forest officials who can access details through the identity and password allotted to them.

13 Jan 2019 1:40 AM

Forest dept still looking for snares inside Film City

The forest department is also trying to strengthen patrolling in the area, after suspicion of poaching attempts at the site.

04 Jan 2019 2:01 AM


Four arrested for selling pangolin worth Rs 80 lakh

The officials revealed that the pangolin scales weighed 6 kg and were worth Rs 20 lakh.

17 Dec 2018 1:08 AM

Revisit jungle law

What is needed to protect animals in our country — stronger laws or a change in mindset?

11 Nov 2018 12:08 AM

Three more turtles released with microchip

Three olive ridley turtles washed ashore in Palghar and Dahanu districts in June.

30 Sep 2018 6:15 AM

Alert in Asola Bhatti sanctuary after shighting of leopord

The leopard might have come from the forest area in Haryana, he said, adding that the department is on the lookout for the leopard.

22 Aug 2018 6:01 AM

‘33 trees heavily pruned, five cut sans nod in NCERT campus’

Cutting and even pruning of trees require permission from authorities under the Delhi Preservation of Trees Act.

10 Aug 2018 5:09 AM


Villages around tiger reserves to be developed

The main motive of the initiative is to develop buffer zone in the reserves.

28 Jul 2018 2:12 AM

17,000 trees to be felled in South Delhi for redevelopment

Around 11,000 trees would be cut just in Sarojni Nagar, the official said.

21 Jun 2018 4:57 AM

Leopard straying in Marol trapped, sent to SGNP

It has been taken to the leopard rescue unit of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

15 Jun 2018 6:07 AM

UP: 14-yr-old boy missing for a day, found dead in forest

Deepak's body, found in Vahelna village under Kotwali police station area on Friday, had injury marks near his throat.

09 Jun 2018 10:40 AM

PETA India sends legal notice to Rajasthan government over elephant abuse

The animal welfare group has warned of legal action if rides are not stopped.

02 Jun 2018 4:26 PM