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  • Bhopal: Five poachers arrested; tiger’s tooth, hair recovered

    Bhopal: Umaria forest team on Thursday arrested five poachers involved in killing of a tiger here. A body of an adult tigress was found in Barwah area of Ghunghuti forest in Umaria on Monday. The tiger reportedly had fallen victim to a live electric trap laid by poachers. Team has recovered tiger’s tooth, hair, electric wire, other equipment from their possession.

  • Will weed out illegal wildlife trade, stresses Javadekar

    Mumbai: Stressing that the Centre was committed towards weeding out illegal wildlife trade, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said ‘Sanjay Gandhi National Park’ in the city was a perfect example of human-wildlife harmony.

  • Indian airlines urge govt to prevent ‘poaching’ of workforce

    New Delhi: Flagging its concern over “rampant poaching” of skilled workforce including engineers and cabin crew by global carriers, primarily the cash-rich Gulf airlines, the domestic airline industry has urged the government to formulate some regulations to tackle the issue.

  • Salman Khan

    Khan accused of misleading court, hearing on Apr 29

    Jodhpur: An application has been moved in Jodhpur court against Salman Khan accusing him of misleading the court by seeking exemption from appearance on health grounds in an Arms Act case related to the black buck shooting though he was reportedly working in a film during the period. Chief Judicial Magistrate Anupama Bijlani has admitted the application moved by Lalit Boda, the then forest officer who had registered the case against Khan for

  • Apple

    Apple slapped with lawsuit for poaching A123 engineers

    Washington: Electric car battery maker A123 Systems has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Apple for poaching at least five of its employees in order to start a large scale battery division of its own. According to PC World, the company said in a suit filed against Apple that Apple “embarked on an aggressive campaign” to poach employees from A123 to set up a battery division in June last year.

  • Giant Sea Turtles

    Philippine court convicts 9 Chinese of poaching

    Manila: A Philippine court convicted nine Chinese fishermen today of poaching and taking hundreds of endangered giant sea turtles from a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, fining each of them nearly USD 103,000 but imposing no jail term.
    The fishermen were arrested in May at Half Moon Shoal and their boat and catch of 555 endangered sea turtles were seized. The arrests sparked another spat between the Asian neighbors in the increasingly volatile

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