Articles tagged under: Gir
May 08, 2018
A youth was arrested in the wee hours today in connection with the killing of a Chinkara (Indian Gazelle, a kind of antelope) in Bhad village of Khambha in Amreli district close to Tulsi-Shyam range of Gir forests in Gujarat last week.
Deputy Conservator of Forests, Gir (East) Division T. Karuppasamy said one Sanjay A Delvadiya has been nabbed from Mitaliya village under Savarkundala taluka of Amreli district at 0200 am. He has accepted his crime. The country-made gun us...Read More
May 06, 2018
A man has been arrested for killing a Chinkara (Indian Gazelle, a kind of antelope) in Bhad village of Khambha in Amreli district close to Tulsi-Shyam range of Gir forests in Gujarat.
Deputy Conservator of Forests, Gir (East) Division T. Karuppasamy today said that the investigation of the incident was on.
'As per primary investigation there were three people involved in the killing of the Chinkara which took place in revenue area close to forest. They had used a c...Read More
April 21, 2018
Ahmedabad: Rajya Sabha member and Group President of Reliance Industries Ltd(RIL) Shri Parimal Nathwani's 'Gir Lion : Pride of Gujarat' was launched at Crossword book store here on Friday over an interaction session which was participated by wildlife lovers and leading personalities from various walks of society.
The book launch function was clubbed with an interaction session in which Shri Nathwani replied several questions pertaining to Gir sanctuary and Asiatic lions. In reply to one of q...Read More
April 11, 2018
Book: Gir Lion: Pride Of Gujarat
Author: Parimal Nathwani
Style: Coffee Table Book
Price: Rs. 2000
Publisher: Times Group Books
“Apart from the grand mane which gives him a stately look, it is the manner in which he rules over his pride that clearly shows who is the boss. One growl and the entire joint family knows the boss is annoyed.”
Yes, that's about the prized possession of Gujarat the Asiatic Lions. Gujarat is the only state in t...Read More
March 30, 2018
Close on heels of recovery of the body of a lion in the district, another such body of a big cat reportedly died of snake bite was found near Gorana village under Khamba taluka of Amreli today.
DCF Dhari M Kadupasami said that the body of one to one and a half year old old male lion was found near a farm in the village. The post -mortem report confirmed that it had died of snake bite.
Earlier on February 25 the body of yet another lion was found in the Du...Read More
March 29, 2018
Gandhinagar: The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has in its report which was tabled in the state assembly today listed several "flaws" in lion conservation efforts in Gujarat.
- A new protected area for lions has not been approved despite "high instances of deaths of lions" in their present habitats.
-Ongoing fencing work along the railway tracks near Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, being carried out to prevent lions from venturing out, has not succeeded in its purpose.
Three rai...Read More
March 26, 2018
The Gujarat High Court today issued notices to the center, state government in connection with the death of 182 Asiatic lions in Gir forests in last 2 years.
The division bench of Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice V M Pancholi also sought reply from the center and state government in 3 weeks time.
The court was hearing the matter after taking a suo moto action on a report pertaining to the government reply in the Gujarat assembly of Marc...Read More
March 16, 2018
The forest department team has rescued a dehydrated young leopard from the bed of a dried up rainy river that flows through Gir forests in Junagadh district of Gujarat.
The incident has take place close on heels of the incident of rescue of another leopard who had fallen in a well in neighbouring Gir Somnath district and remained trapped there overnight earlier this week.
RFO H V Sheelu today said that the around 5 year old leopard was found lying in ...Read More
March 03, 2018
Junagadh: Apparently in reference to Gujarat's denial to give lions to Madhya Pradesh, union Environment and Forest minister Dr. Harshvardhan today said Gujarat has been miserly in giving lions.
Union minister speaking at the national level celebration of World Wildlife Day at Sasan Gir, the last abode of Asiatic Lions said, 'I thank the people of Gujarat whenever in Gujarat, for giving a lion to India in the form of Narendra Modi.
He said, 'otherwise you have been miserly in giving lion...Read More
January 11, 2018
Close on heels of the death of a one and a half years old lioness owing to falling in an open farm well in a village of Gir Somnath district, the body of a 7 year old Asiatic lion was also fished out of another such farm well in a village in the close vicinity of Gir forests Amreli district of Gujarat last evening.
A forest official today said that the body of the lion was fished out of the around 70 ft deep well in the farm of one Kanti M Hirpara in Mota Sarakadiya village...Read More
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