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India’s Top Court Bans Tourism in Tiger Reserves

Posted July 24th, 2012 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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India’s Supreme Court has banned tourism in tiger reserves throughout the country, in a bid to protect the endangered animal. The court Tuesday also announced penalties against six states for failure to comply with an earlier order to create buffer zones around tiger habitats. Wasim Kadri, a lawyer with the National Tiger Conservation Authority, told […]

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India’s Top Court Bans Tourism in Tiger Reserves

Posted July 24th, 2012 at 10:10 am (UTC-5)
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India’s Supreme Court has banned tourism in tiger reserves throughout the country, in a bid to protect the endangered animal. The court Tuesday also announced penalties against six states for failure to comply with an earlier order to create buffer zones around tiger habitats. Wasim Kadri, a lawyer with the National Tiger Conservation Authority, told […]

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Australia Lifts Ban on Budget Airline

Posted August 10th, 2011 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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Australian aviation officials have lifted a six-week ban on the Australian subsidiary of Singapore-based Tiger Airways. The director of the nation’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority said Wednesday that Tiger Airways can resume domestic flights “at a date and time of their choosing.” The action comes after the airline agreed to new safety measures. The ban […]

Tiger Woods Back in Action After Nearly 3 Months

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 6:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Former world number-one golfer Tiger Woods of the United States is back in competition after an 11-week break to heal injuries to his left leg. Woods teed it up Thursday at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio, and finished his first round at 2-under-par-68. He said he “hit the ball really flush” and that […]

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Tiger Woods Back in Action After Nearly 3 Months

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Former world number-one golfer Tiger Woods of the United States is back in competition after an 11-week break to heal injuries to his left leg. Woods teed it up Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. This had been the third-longest layoff of his career, during which Tiger fired his longtime caddie, saying it […]

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Tiger Woods Set to Return Next Week

Posted July 28th, 2011 at 9:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Former world number-one golfer Tiger Woods of the United states says he will return to competition next week. After an 11-week break to heal injuries to his left leg, Woods used his website Thursday to announce he will play in the Bridgestone Invitational beginning August 4 in Akron, Ohio. He posted on his Twitter account […]

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Maharaja’s Rolls-Royce Heads to Auction

Posted July 27th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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A Rolls-Royce Phantom, customized for hunting tigers in India during the British era, is heading to the auction house with experts predicting it could fetch up to $1 million. The built-to-order 1925 Torpedo Tourer or “Tiger Car” belonged to the Maharaja of Kota, Umed Singh II, who was an avid hunter in the western state […]

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Australia to Extend Tiger Airways Flight Ban

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 10:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Australian authorities are seeking to extend a temporary flight ban imposed on the Singapore-based budget carrier Tiger Airways amid safety concerns. Australia’s air safety regulator barred the airline from operating domestic flights July 2 for a week, citing “serious and imminent” safety risks. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority announced Wednesday that it will seek a […]

Tiger Woods Won’t Play U.S. Open

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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American golf star Tiger Woods has pulled out of next week’s U.S. Open championship because of lingering issues with his left leg. It will be the first time Woods has missed the U.S. Open since 1994, when he had just graduated high school. In making the announcement Tuesday, Woods said he is extremely disappointed but […]

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