Tigers in India: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Telangana government decides to set up anti-poaching tiger protection force

Published: January 25, 2019

The Telangana government has decided to set up an armed “State Tiger Protection Force” (STPF) to save the Big Cat population in the State. The 112-member-armed STPF will be headed by anAssistant Conservator of Forests to protect tiger populationin Amarabad and Kawal Tiger Reserves. The State and Central government will share the cost of the ..

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Mankidia Tribe

Published: April 24, 2018

Mankidia, one of the 13 Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) in Odisha, were denied habitat rights inside the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) under the historic Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, as the State Forest Department has objected on grounds that tribals could be attacked by wild animals, especially tigers.

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SC extends ban on Tourism Activities in Tiger Reserves

Published: August 24, 2012

The apex court extended the ban on tourism activities in the core areas of tiger reserves. The apex court made the observation after the Centre made a mention of its affidavits filed in the court for permission to review its earlier guidelines for conservation of tiger. The apex court earlier on July 24 had imposed an interim ..

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“Jim Corbett – Friend of the Wild” – Book to pay tribute to Jim Corbett

Published: July 22, 2012

To celebrate the 137th birth anniversary of legendary conservationist Jim Corbett, Amar Chitra Katha will release a his graphic biography in bookstores across the country on July 25, 2012. The book titled “Jim Corbett – Friend of the Wild” describes Corbett’s life of the famous hunter and nature protectionist. Who was Jim Corbett? He was ..

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Current Affairs January 13, 2010

Published: January 19, 2010

Abbreviations:COPTA: Control of Tobacco Products ActSIMCON: State Information Minister Conference Awards & HonorsSaraswati Puraskar 2010:Eleven people have been selected for Saraswati Puraskar 2010. They are as follows:Noted Sarod player Ustad Amjad Ali KhanNoted hostorian and writer : Babasaheb Purandare,Vedic scholar Acharya V Kutumbshashri,Acharya Piyushji,Kishoraji Mishra,Chairman Dainik Bhaskar group Ramesh Agrawal,Naresh Sabarwal,Vaishnavdevi temple chief priest Amirchandji,famous ..

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