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Tigress, resting atop Gurudwara wall in UP's Pilibhit, captivates onlookers with unusual sight

Pilibhit (UP): People in Athkona village in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit district were stunned on Tuesday when they spotted an adult tigress perched on a wall, peacefully enjoying the winter sunshine. While the spectacle drew thousands of onlookers triggering a chaos, forest officials managed to rescue the big cat by tranquilizing it later. 

India’s tiger reserves have helped fight climate change

Enhanced conservation management of tiger reserves in India has helped avoid forest loss, preventing one million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions. This represents $93 million in ecosystem services from the avoided social cost of emissions.  The researchers suggest that biodiversity conservation programmes could generate revenue from carbon credits that could be traded in voluntary carbon markets. Mongabay-India writer Neha Jain reports

India's tiger population grows to 3,167 in 2022: PM Modi releases Tiger Census figures

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released the results of the 5th cycle of India's Tiger Census, which showed that the population of tigers in the wild has grown to 3,167 as of 2022.

Manas Tiger Reserve takes a lead in doubling its tiger numbers since 2010

Guwahati/IBNS: Manas Tiger Reserve in Assam has shown the world that doubling tiger numbers is possible, since the historic commitment made by the heads of thirteen tiger range countries in 2010 in The Tiger Summit held at St. Petersburg, Russia.

Genetics study helps tiger conservation

Uma Ramakrishnan, one of India’s leading scientists, works to conserve the tiger population in the country using population genetics reports Natasa Milas of SPAN 

Authorities order capture or shoot-at-sight the tiger that killed 2 people in Bandipur

Chamarajangar, Oct 9 (UNI) The Principal Chief Conservator of forests on Wednesday issued an order to capture or shoot-at-sight the tiger that is believed to have killed two people in a month near Bandipur Tiger Reserve.

Authorities order capture or shoot-at-sight of tiger that killed 2 people in Bandipur

Chamarajangar, Oct 9 (UNI) The Principal Chief Conservator of forests on Wednesday issued an order of capture or shoot-at-sight the tiger that believed to be killed two people in a month near Bandipur Tiger Reserve.

Tiger population in Assam increases to 190

Guwahati, July 30 (IBNS): With nearly 3000 tigers, India has become the safest habitats in the world for the big cats.

Count of Tigers in India rises to 2967; PM Narendra Modi describes this as a historic achievement

New Delhi, July 29 (IBNS): On the occasion of Global Tiger Day on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the results of the fourth cycle of All India Tiger Estimation - 2018, at Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi where the data showed that the country now is home to 2967 tigers.

All India Tiger Estimation 2018 will be released today: Narendra Modi

New Delhi, July 29 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the All India Tiger Estimation 2018 will be released on Monday.

Royal Bengal Tiger strayed out of Orang creates panic in village area

Guwahati, Mar 27 (IBNS): A Royal Bengal Tiger strayed out of the Orang National Park in Assam and created panic in the nearby villages.

Malaysia vows greater efforts against tiger poachers

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 17 (Xinhua/UNI) Malaysia's government announced the launching of a campaign on Sunday to provide greater protection for the country's tiger amid an alarming increase of poaching.

Tigers should be conserved: Maneka Gandhi

New Delhi, July 29 (IBNS):   Union minister of women and child development, Maneka Gandhi on Sunday said the society should ensure that tigers are conserved and their habitats are not encroached upon.

West Bengal: Tiger footage captured by camera-trap in West Medinipur's Lalgarh forest

Kolkata, Mar 2 (IBNS): West Bengal forest department on Friday confirmed the presence of a mature Royal Bengal Tiger at Lalgarh forest in West Medinipur district after the big cat was captured on remotely activated camera, reports said.

Global wild Tiger population increases: WWF

New Delhi, Apr 11 (IBNS) The number of wild tigers has been revised to 3,890, based on the best available data, said WWF and the Global Tiger Forum (GTF) ahead of a major tiger conservation meeting tomorrow in New Delhi to be opened by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.