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Zoological & Conservation Parks

All That Breathes | Delhi’s Black Kites, Two Brothers And A Film

Dec 27, 2021 Sharmila Bhowmick

'All That Breathes', a documentary by Shaunak Sen on the story of two Delhi brothers fighting to save the city’s black kites, is poised for a world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2022.

Madhya Pradesh Forest Officials Finds Out Injured Leopard Cub After Sixth Day Of Disappearance From Indore Zoo Premises

Dec 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to eye-witnesses, the forest department's office, where the cub was found, is about 3 km from the zoo.

Ram Charan's Wife Upasana Kamineni Adopts Two Lion Cubs, Names Them Vicky And Lakshmi

Upasana Kamineni's adoption was announced by the zoo officials in a formal announcement. Kamineni has assumed responsibility for the two cubs, including their feeding and upkeep.

Chief Minister Attacks Opposition Parties, Says "In 70 years, The State Had Only Two Zoological Gardens."

Nov 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In 70 years from 1947 to 2017, only two zoological gardens could be set up in Uttar Pradesh, while in the past five years, a zoological garden has been established in Gorakhpur, the chief minister said.

Gujarat Zoo To Trade 40 Asiatic Lions For Other Wild Animals For Kevadia Jungle Safari

Till now, around 80 lions have been sent to different national and international zoos, including those in London, Zurich and Prague. Zoos situated in 21 states in the country have received

29 July, 2021

World Tiger Day: Protecting Wild Tigers In Big Cat Countries

Dr. Rajesh Gopal

World Tiger Day 2021: The wild tiger status is suboptimal and almost nearing extinction in the South Asian Region including areas like the South Mekong basin countries like Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam.

29 May, 2021

How A Grassroots Conservationist Turned A Naga Village Into A Biodiversity Peace Corridor

Priyadarshini Sen

Former church worker taps into the spiritual core of indigenous practices to combat climate change.

30 January, 2021

Feral Dogs Pose A Threat To Biodiversity In The Cold Deserts Of Spiti

Ashwani Sharma

If feral dogs’ population grows, it could threaten the region’s endangered species and domestic livestock which form part of the animals’ diet.

24 January, 2021

Watch: Tiger Leaps Over Wall As Tourists Come Close To Click Picture; Video Goes Viral

Outlook Web Bureau

A 15-second clip on Twitter shows a tiger jumping out of its confinement and coming too close to tourists

18 January, 2021

Zoo Employee Lands In Hospital After Camel Nips His Face

Outlook Web Bureau

An employee working at the Perleberg Zoo in Germany has been hospitalised after a camel bites him in the face

11 January, 2021

All Birds At Kanpur Zoo To Be Killed, Sale Of Meat Prohibited Within 10 Km Radius

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the official, the samples of dead birds were sent to the animal disease laboratory in Bhopal which confirmed the presence of H-5 strain of bird flu in them.


15 September, 2019

In Kaziranga, Forest Guard Shantiram Chhetri Stands Between Poacher's Bullets And Rhinos

Ashwika Kapur

Shantiram Chettri, 60, an avuncular gentleman who had fascinating stories to tell about his coming face-to-face with the one-horned rhinos

22 February, 2019

Google Remembers 'The Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin On Birth Anniversary With Doodle

Outlook Web Bureau

Steve Irwin's legacy lives on through his family's continued animal conservation work and with the celebration of Steve Irwin Day each November 15.

20 January, 2019

Man Mauled To Death By Lions Inside Punjab Zoo

Outlook Web Bureau

Zoo officials said they were trying to ascertain how the young man scaled the 12-ft-high wall of the safari enclosure.

26 December, 2018

Two-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Hit By Battery Operated Vehicle In Hyderabad's Zoo

Outlook Web Bureau

The driver of vehicle has been arrested with charges of driving the vehicle allegedly in a rash and negligent manner resulting in the child's death.

21 September, 2018

11 Lions Found Dead In Gujarat's Gir Forest

Outlook Web Bureau

The forest administration is making efforts to save the remaining tigers by providing them with proper medical care

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz