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Tag: Odisha Forest Department

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'Poaching Menace' In Satkosia A Grave Threat To Its Eco-Balance

Bhubaneswar: Even when the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has decided to suspend the tiger translocation programme in Satkosia Tiger Reserve over death of translocated tiger (T-1) & Tigress Sundari’s uncertain future, the forest department of Odisha continues to be in a denial mode that poachers are on a prowl in the forest belt. The […]

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Pangolin Rescued, 4 Arrested In Odisha

Baripada: The forest department personnel have rescued a live pangolin from Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district and arrested four persons for their alleged involvement in smuggling the animal, an official said on Wednesday. The accused were apprehended from Kuliana, close to Similipal National Park, on Tuesday when they tried to transport the animal to Kolkata, the forest […]

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Armed-miscreants torch Kendu leaf godown in Nabarangpur

Nabarangpur: Around 20 armed miscreants allegedly torched a Kendu leaf godown of the Odisha Forest department at Deoband in Chandahandi block of Nabarangpur district late Thursday night. According to sources, the miscreants arrived at the godown at around 3 AM and set it on fire. At least nine rooms were completely destroyed in the fire. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Dhenkanal Elephant Deaths: NGT slaps Rs 1 crore fine on CESU

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Taking a suo-motu cognizance of media reports on the death of seven elephants from electrocution in Dhenkanal, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today registered a case against Central Electricity Supply Utility of Odisha (CESU) and slapped a fine of Rs 1 crore on the Odisha electricity board for negligence. The tribunal also constituted […]

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