Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Vulture centre fails to yield desired results so far, say forest officials

    The vulture centre which was developed near Kerwa dam back in 2010-11, for breeding of the endangered natural scavengers has failed to yield the result which was expected by the officials of forest department. Officials concerned had even under gone a specialised training in Pinjore, Haryana still the purpose of the centre to have over 125 vultures till date has not been realised. According to sources, the number of vultures in the

  • Bhopal : New arrivals at Van Vihar, 4 big cats brought from Assam

    Bhopal: Four new lions have been brought to Van Vihar from Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden on Friday morning. The four lions are hybrid lions named Montu, Varu, Laba and Vrinda. A 13-member team along with Van Vihar doctor Atul Gupta and deputy director PK Ghai went to Guwahati to bring these four lions safely to Van Vihar.
    All these four lions are of age 10-12 years. Van Vihar director Smita Rajora said with

  • Bhopal: Van Vihar installs air coolers for animals

    BHOPAL: The scorching heat has spared no one and the animals are the worst affected by it. Keeping this in mind, Van Vihar has installed air coolers in all its animal housings to provide relief to the animals. Van Vihar field coordinator PK Ghai said even the water pond and pits were not enough to provide relief to animals as the temperature was very high. “We have around 17 housings for animals

  • Bhopal: Interior designers pedal in Van Vihar

    BHOPAL: On the fifth day of the Design Yatra organised by the Indian Institute of Interior Designers (IIID), a cyclothon was organised at Van Vihar on Wednesday.

  • Bhopal: Female leopard dies at Van Vihar

    BHOPAL: A leopardess named ‘Khushi’ died at Van Vihar national park on Tuesday. Khushi, aged 20, was brought from Burhanpur forest circle in October, 2015, when she was just 8 years. The preliminary report of post-mortem conducted has suggested respiratory failure as the cause of her death.

  • Panther Brahma dies at Van Vihar in Bhopal

    BHOPAL: Brahma, a panther, who was brought to Van Vihar in April 2015 died on Tuesday at Van Vihar National Park due to illness. Brahma was suffering from paralysis since March and his hind legs were completely paralysed.

  • Van Vihar denizens not to get any special protection from rains

    BHOPAL : Heavy rains created havoc for the masses in Madhya Pradesh and animals are also not left untouched with the severity of the rains. Due to the continuous rain animals at Van Vihar too had to find shade under trees said an official at Van Vihar.

  • Dusty, bumpy ride to Boat Club, IGRMS

    BHOPAL : Boat Club is one of most preferred tourist spots in the state capital. But the road leading to the picturesque spot is in a poor state. Visitors have to face problems reaching the spot.

  • Police firing range a threat to wildlife: NGT

    BHOPAL : A new petition was filed on Monday in the central zone bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) stating that police firing range near Van Vihar is a threat to wildlife. “Van Vihar is a breeding and rescue centre for wild animals, and there are chances that firing may cause damage to animals. The 25th Battalion have 71.12 acres of land adjoining to Van Vihar. This land belongs to Van Vihar