With early exits in

With early exits in the 2014 World Cup and Euro 2016, at the Secretariat.

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Former IPL chairman Lalit Modi. "The cases amount to violations of an estimated Rs 1,Kolkata: Brazilian great Pele is not the only football star scheduled to touch down in the city with ISL team Atletico de Kolkata co-owner Sourav Ganguly claiming that England superstar Wayne Rooney would also be visiting Kolkata later this year the football-mad city has hosted greats like Diego Maradona, fourth-place finisher Mercedes Isabel Perez of Colombia said she might yet win a medal. Deng took advantage,000 tigers in India at the turn of the century?while state departments are adamant that the numbers were a healthy 3500 around 2002 And since India has made statements bordering both on the vague and the ambitious on saving large numbers of tigersit would certainly be good PR to join other tiger range countriesas they push for a joint declaration that wild tigers will double worldwide by 2022 But India has said no In perhaps the first official admission that our tiger numbers cannot go up hugely till nowthe contrary claim has been loud India is set to oppose the declarationwhich in all likelihoodwill be adopted at a Head of State summit in Russia at year-end ChinaBangladeshBhutanCambodiaLaosNepal and Vietnam have more or less agreed to the draft declarationbut India is instead going on record that tiger numbers cannot be substantially higher hereand may not cross 2500 This is the first time that this has been spoken aloud and it may actually be hitting the nail on the head In climate change-esque international summitsnumbersand deadlinesare thrown about; but tiger numbers arent quite the same And therein lies what should be seized and built upon: instead of an obsessive focus on population numbersthe focus has to be on preserving so many other things around the tigerwhich get routinely forgotten in the numbers debate jacking up protectionmoving 80000 families out of tiger reservesand filling up hundreds of vacant forest staff positions Close to 50000 sq km fall within the protected area network of reserves dedicated to the tiger in India Close to 1500 tigers in India half the worlds total wild tiger population are actually spread out over 90000 sq km But while the size difference between those areas is huge80 per cent of the tigers are confined to the protected area networksolid proof that tigers can be saved from poachers only with rigorous protection regimes Wildlife ecologists say that 300000 sq km of India are potentially good tiger habitat But this never-never land will probably not happen; and so what remains is optimising the protected 50000 kilometres Within this are areas where poor protection has meant that tiger numbers are not swelling as they should including areas within the Naxal beltthe reserves of IndrawatiPalamauSimlipalBuxa and Valmiki But what of the reserves which are doing well In the odd success cases of CorbettBandhavgarh and Ranthambhorehealthy tiger populations have lead to tigers also dying Tigers straying off-reserve have been poached or poisoned; and in two successive cases in Bandhavgarh run over by vehiclesonce by a touristand the other timeallegedly by the forest department itself So while there is space in our imagination for manymany tigerswe have no policies in place for actually dealing with what happens when tiger populations go upand the animals spill out of the reserves On TuesdayMyanmar announced another impressive number 6400 kmthe size of their new Hukuang valley protected reserve dedicated to the tigerthe worlds largest Their challenge will now be to use this area as well as possiblecreating genetic securityand tracking and protecting tigers that stray out of the protected areain which most of our reserves perform poorly By declaring conservative numbersIndia may actually be doing itself a favour As long as it remembers its commitments to all that makes tiger numbers possible in the first place nehasinha@expressindiacom For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Gaurav Bhatt | Updated: February 22 2017 8:22 am Floyd Mayweather is ready to come out of retirement for a fight against Conor McGregor Top News Long dismissed as fantasy booking a superfight between retired boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather and MMA phenomenon Conor McGregor is being talked into existence?35, ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, will shake a leg to the song “Nagada sang dhol” from Deepika Padukone starrer “Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela”.

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