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Model Code of Conduct: ECI

Model Code of Conduct for the Guidance of Political Parties and Candidates Election Commission of India 2014 I. General Conduct: (1) No party or candidate shall include in any activity which may aggravate existing differences or create mutual hatred or cause tension between different castes and communities, religious or linguistic....

MP: Tiger attacks cow, warning reissued

Location: Kerwa Dam, Mendora, Madhya Pradesh Tiger T1, stalking the Kerwan region, attacked a cow near the Lake City University on Tuesday. Earlier, the Big Cat was seen only on the outskirts of the forest but now it is moving around the dam. On Monday morning, a guard saw the tiger...

AS: Two poachers killed in Orang National Park

Location: Rowmari, Assam Two alleged poachers were killed in the Rajiv Gandhi  (Orang) National Park by personnel of the Forest Protection Force. Two firearms were also recovered from them. According to a range officer of the park, the unidentified poachers were killed in an encounter with the forest guards near Rowmari...

WB: No new resorts to be permitted around Protected Areas in North Bengal

Location: Aranya Bhavan, Kolkata, West Bengal The West Bengal Forest Department (FD) recently issued a ban on construction of new tourist resorts within and around the one kilometre periphery of the seven wildlife sanctuaries in north Bengal. The initiative has been taken to avoid human-animal conflict. The state forest minister pointed out that there were already around 100 resorts-...

AS: Train-elephant collision averted in Deepor Beel

Location: Deepor Beel, Guwahati, Assam, India Quick thinking and prompt action by members of the joint patrolling team deployed to prevent train-elephant collisions along the critical Deepor Beel railway stretch near Guwahati, recently averted an accident saving a herd of about 15 wild elephants. Initiated in November 2008, the patrolling along railway tracks in Assam has successfully prevented...

GJ: Mother rescues daughter from a crocodile attack

Location: Thikariya Mubarak, Gujarat 391243 A 58-year-old woman jumped to the rescue of her daughter who was attacked by a crocodile while the latter was bathing in a river at Thikariya Mubarak village in the district. Diwalinen Vankar (58) had gone to the banks of river Viswamitri river in Thikariya Mubarak...

RJ: Great Indian Bustard shot dead in the Desert National Park

Location: Desert National Park, Sudasari / Sudhasaree., Major District Road 53, Jamra, Rajasthan 345001 A Great Indian Bustard (GIB) was allegedly shot dead by some hunters travelling in two vehicles in the Sudasari area of the Desert National Park in the month of December. The dead bird was reportedly taken away by the hunters as well. The incident...

OD: Three poachers arrested in Satkosia Tiger Reserve

Location: Satkosia Gorge Sanctuary, Nayagarh, Odisha 752084 Three poachers were arrested in Mahanadi Wildlife Division of Satkosia Tiger Reserve on Sunday night. The carcass of a wild boar and four country-made guns was recovered from them.Banigochha East range (Nayagarh district) personnel arrested the poachers. At first, they arrested one person and interrogated him....

UK: Government to pay for bullets used to kill wild boars

Location: 85, Rajpur Rd, Irigation Colony, Karanpur, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001 After declaring the wild boar and neelgai vermin, Uttarakhand is all set to go one step further – the bullets used to kill the boars found outside reserve forests and damaging crops will be paid for by the state government. An announcement in the...