Two more felines die at Kanha

TigerBhopal: Two more tigers have died at Kanha Tiger Reserve taking the death toll of big cats in the State to 20 in past few months. The latest death was reported at a time when the State government, National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and the Wildlife Board are investigating the felines’ deaths. Field Director of Kanha Reserve JS Chauhan informed that a tiger and a tigress have died in the Kanha National Park. The carcass …

Balance essential in wildlife needs, people

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed for live contact with residents of villages translocated from forest areas. Efforts should be made to obtain funds for these villages from Central government. In case of need, availability of funds under other heads should also be ensured. The Chief Minister chaired 14th meeting of Madhya Pradesh Wildlife Board here today. Forest Minister Gaurishankar Shejwar, MLA Manavendra Singh, Chief Secretary and Members attended the meeting. Chouhan said …

Modi opens conference on tiger range countries

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the third Asia ministerial conference on tiger range countries in New Delhi on Tuesday. According to the figures presented by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Global Tiger Forum (GTF) in the meet, more than half of the total tiger population is in India and the Central India Landscape is very important for the existence of tigers in the country. The tiger reserves of North India and South …