Tag: Ntca

The Invisible Tigers Of Odisha!

Can we get back our tigers? It is very unlikely since the big cat population has plunged below the viability level.

  • Thursday, 28 April 2022
126 Tiger Deaths Recorded In India In 2021: NTCA
126 Tiger Deaths Recorded In India In 2021: NTCA

The official also rejected reports that claimed the tigress in Madhya Pradesh died due to poisoning in Dindora, saying they are mere assumptions as scrutiny takes time.

  • Thursday, 30 December 2021
Tigress Sundari kept in enclosure at Raigoda after tranquilisation

Bhubaneswar: Tigress Sundari, who was tranquilised yesterday, has been kept in a special enclosure at Raigoda in Angul and her condition is stated to be stable, informed forest officials. The tigress is being monitored by a high-level committee comprising experts from the from National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), Wildlife Institute of India (WII) and Forest […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Amid public outrage, tigress Sundari's stay at Satkosia under review

Angul: Amid public unrest in Satkosia Tiger Reserve area following death of a woman of Hatibari village allegedly in an attack by recently-released tigress ‘Sundari’; the Odisha Forest department, in association with officials of the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Wildlife Crime Control Bureau and National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has launched a review after […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
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Carcass recovery: NTCA seeks report from Odisha forest department

Bargarh/Bhubaneswar: The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has sought report from the Odisha forest department on the death of an animal, suspected to be that of a tiger, at Damodarpada jungle near Khajuria village under Bhatli Forest Range in Bargarh district. The NTCA has also sought report on the steps taken by the forest department […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Tiger census confusion
Tiger population in Odisha: Another number spills out, baffles experts

Bhubaneswar: The number of estimates on count of tigers in Odisha could very well outstrip the actual population of the endangered species in the days to come- and the irony could be, we still may not know it. After the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) came out with its census figures in 2015, it pegged […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Odisha's tiger population could be 80, says minister

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today claimed that the number of Royal Bengal Tigers (RBTs) can be 80 in the state, instead of 40 as estimated by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). State Forest and Environment minister Bijayshree Routray gave this figure while replying to a question on the reduction of tiger population in the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha has 40 tigers, 318 leopards

Bhubaneswar: The tiger census conducted by the state Forest department in February this year has revealed that there are 40 tigers and 318 leopards in eight forest circles and 46 divisions in Odisha. Out of 40 tigers found in seven wildlife divisions, 26 were found in th Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) of Similipal Wildlife Division, […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Fresh tiger census in Similipal from today

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Forest department will conduct a fresh census of tigers in Similipal National Park from today. The exercise will continue till April 30 during which the park will remain closed for visitors for at least two weeks. The fresh head count, which has already been completed in other wildlife divisions of the state, was […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Fresh tiger census in Similipal from April 17

Following the reports by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) on the number of tigers in Odisha which was at variance with its own, the State Forest department has decided to conduct a fresh tiger census in Similipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district from April 17

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
1 yr on, Zoo wants to keep wild tiger, NTCA for release

It has been exactly one year since a wild tiger sneaked into Nanandankanan zoo and has been held in captivity since then......

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Tiger Mahavir death: NTCA & WII team begins probe

Angul: A team of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and Wildlife Institute of India (WII) reached Satkosia Tiger Reserve (STR) and has begun an investigation to establish the exact reason behind the death of male tiger Mahavir (also known as MB-2) in the core area of the forest on Wednesday. The team comprising NTCA IG […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Tiger Mahavir died of multi organ failure: Post mortem report

Angul: The death of male tiger Mahavir (also known as MB-2) in the core area of the Satkosia Tiger Reserve was due to multiple organ failure following the wound on his neck, said senior forest officials quoting the post mortem report. Satkosia Tiger Reserve field director, Sudarshan Panda today informed that “As per the post-mortem […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Tiger Mahavir was a casualty of poaching, reveals NTCA report

Bhubaneswar: Barely a month after the carcass of Tiger Mahavir (T1) was recovered from Satkosia core reserve forest, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) submitted a detailed assessment report revealing that the death of T1 took place due to ‘poaching’. The finding is contrary to the claims of Odisha government that the tiger died due […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
NTCA concerned over rampant leopard skin smuggling in Odisha

Deogarh: Raising serious concerns over the rampant smuggling of leopard skin in Odisha, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has decided to take stringent action against the illegal trade. Close on the heels of Crime Branch action against leopard skin smuggling rackets in the State, NTCA Chief, Anup Nayak during a telephonic conversation with OTV […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021