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In the News (Fri 16 Aug 19)

 Encroaching on a lifeline
The Sanjay Gandhi National Park, better known as the Borivali National Park, lies partly within the metropolitan region of Mumbai (in the northern-most suburb of Borivali) and partly in the adjoining district of Thane.
Mumbai's Borivali National Park, which is India's only park within a metropolis, is threatened by encroachments despite a May 1997 ruling of the Bombay High Court that the encroachers be evicted and resettled elsewhere.
One is that when a national park or forest reserve is created, all rights except those related to the preservation of nature are extinguished. /fline/fl2004/stories/20030228002609200.htm

 Maharashtra State Forest Department.
Borivali National Park is the miraculously preserved green oasis in the center of urban sprawl.
This national park is "one of the very few" that is surrounded by a metropolis like Mumbai, yet sustaining sizable population of big cats like panthers.
The park is a tree lovers delight in all seasons with the great amount of bio-diversity, ranging from Adina cardifolia (kadamb), Albizzia lebbek (Shirish), Pongamia pinnata (Karanj), Tectona grandis (Teak) Dalbergia latifolia (Sishum) to Acacia, Zizyphus and evergreen patches of Euphorbia. /SNGPborivali.htm

 Sanjay Gandhi National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indian Forest Service department, and the Park was christened Borivli National Park after the nearby Borivali area.
The park is said to be the lungs of the city as it purifies most of the pollution over the city.
Temperature in the park is a good 4 ° C lower than the surrounding city. /wiki/Sanjay_Gandhi_National_Park

 National parks of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In addition to its national parks, India has established many wildlife sanctuaries and forest preserves, some of which were established in the nineteenth century.
India 's first National park was Hailey National Park, now Jim Corbett National Park, established in 1935.
The Indian government has also established thirteen Biosphere Reserves, which protect larger areas of natural habitat, and often include one or more national parks and/or preserves, along buffer zones that are open to some economic uses. /wiki/List_of_national_parks_of_India

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Sariska National Park (near Alwar) is situated in the state of Rajasthan in the backdrop of the Aravali Hills.
Ranthambore National Park is situated in India's northwestern state of Rajasthan, near the town of Sawai Madhopur, midway between Bharatpur and Kota townships.
Dachigam National Park enjoys a proximity to the beautiful city of Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir state. /national-parks-in-india.html

 Inauguration of Nature Information Centre at Borivali National Park
The 104 square kilometre Borivali National Park is a preserved green oasis spread across Thane and suburban Mumbai districts in the north of the city.
Borivali National Park has vast vegetation and is home to innumerable endangered species including Glory Lily, and Ceropegia plants, and the Indian Rock Python, Marsh Crocodile, the Rusty-spotted Cat, Panther, Jungle Cat and Mouse Deer.
We chose the Sanjay Gandhi National Park as a symbol of our support for local natural heritage combined with the partnership and environmental know-how of the Forestry Department and Bombay Natural History Society. /media/22April04-pr.htm

 Borivali - Leopard attacks boy in National Park
Borivali - Leopard attacks boy in National Park
A 16-year-old boy was attacked by a leopard inside the Borivli National Park in the afternoon of Feb 24.
Says an official of the National Park, "It is true that a boy was attacked by a leopard near Gandhi Mandir. /metro/borivli/2003/march/46102.htm

 Indbazaar - Travel Now :: Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Popularly known as the Borivali National Park, the verdant expanse is spread over an area of 103 sq.
Any time of the year is suitable to visit the National Park, as it is a well-covered forest.
Sanjay Gandhi is the only National Park in the world situated so close to an urban inhabitation. /travel/index2.asp?loc=134

 National Park Service Office of International Affairs
The National Park Service is dedicated to conserving unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.
The American park idea that was initiated with the development of Yellowstone National Park has been embraced worldwide to secure the protection, management, and interpretation of the world’s significant natural and cultural resources.
The challenge faced by OIA and the Park Service is how to continue empowering park and conservation authorities and personnel, both domestically and internationally, in enhancing the protection of the world’s natural and cultural resources during times of fiscal constraints. /oia/about

 wildlife of maharashtra
Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), commonly known as Borivali National Park (BNP) is a miraculously preserved green oasis in the center of an urban sprawl.
This national park is One of the very few, perhaps the only one of its kind, that is surrounded by a metropolis, sustaining a sizable population of big cats like Panthers.
The man-animal conflict on the boundary of the park arising because of panthers looking for easy prey like stray dogs near garbage dumps, quarrying on the periphery and quite a few instance of bootlegging are some of the other major threats to the park. /ma3/maharashtrawildlife/mahwl03.htm

 News of Borivili National Park
The Kanheri caves located well within the park area are a major point of interest, presenting an accessible and interesting glimpse of history and the culture of Buddhist India.
The lion safari at the park with 20 lions in the open land, which has been on since 1975, continues to arouse interest.
The one complaint picknickers have is the absence of food stalls in the entire park. /archive_17.htm

 Read Reviews on Sanjay Gandhi National Park -
Sanjay Gandhi National Park was previously known as the Borivali National Park, and it houses a rich collection of both fauna as well as flora.
Borivali National Park - I present you the other side of the story.On a hot summers day in May 2005, I decided to visit the famed Borivali National Park.
The park, previously known Borivili National Park (as it should still be rightly called) is not the best park around. /readproduct/925003721-1.html

The highest point in the city is about 450 m and lies in the Powai -Kanheri range in the Borivali National Park.
Is the world's only city to accomodate a National Park within city limits.
The city is located on an island with a deep natural harbour and is the nation’s commercial capital. /encyclopedia/mumbai

 Tulsi Lake - Art History Online Reference and Guide
It is situated in the Borivali National Park in northern Mumbai. /art_history/Tulsi_Lake

 ‘Kill leopards, or vacate people near Borivali national park
She was reacting to the recent incidents of leopard attacks on humans around the national park in the suburbs.
NAMED after her late husband, the Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a forest of concern for the animal rights activist, Menaka Gandhi.
She denies that the number of leopards has increased in the park over the last few years. /fullstory.php?newsid=69855

 National park: green, greener, greener still
A R Bharti, Divisional Forest officer, Borivali National Park, said this was the first time such a massive project was being undertaken in Maharashtra.
Barely days after a tiger’s pug marks were spotted in its interiors, the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, an animal and bird-watchers’ paradise, is all set for a marketing revolution.
“It’s a pity people come to the park in search of peace and tranquility, which is provided by the natural beauty of the park, and then leave behind plastic bags and paper plates which degrade the forest. /news/city/2003/june/54932.htm

 State told to close down Borivali national park
GUWAHATI, June 17: The Central Zoo Authority (CZA) of India has asked the Maharashtra Government to close down a major section of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Borivali, Mumbai, and maintain only the ``lion safari'' area.
Expressing displeasure over the condition of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, he said: ``It is the cheapest mode of entertainment in Mumbai.'' Sharma alongwith another member of the CZA, Puspa Kumara, were here to inspect the condition of the Assam State Zoo.
``It is a disgrace in the name of national park or zoo as tens of thousand of visitors everyday make mockery of zoo regulations,'' CZA member secretary S C Sharma said, here today. /ie/daily/19970618/16950433.html

 National Park can’t keep seized circus anima
The Central Zoo Authority (CZA) has denied permission to the Borivali National Park to keep 10 big cats that forest officials had seized from a circus last month.
However, these animals will not be taken to Nahargarh for the time being, said officials of the Borivali National Park.
The New Delhi-based CZA, which is the chief regulatory body in India for zoos, has said that facilities at the park were inadequate for the animals and has directed the park to send the animals to its rescue centre in Nahargarh near Jaipur in Rajasthan. /news/city/2004/july/87766.htm

 Why did CM stop construction of Park wall?
The state government has stopped construction of a wall around Borivali National Park that would have stopped panther attacks and blocked encroachment.
But the border along Borivali, Goregaon, Powai and Mulund is a priority area.
Naturalist Sanjoy Monga said there were fewer attacks in the fenced-off areas and added: "Ideally the whole boundary of the park should be fenced. /news/city/2004/july/87167.htm

 Borivali - Sanjay Gandhi National Park roads in bad shape
Borivali - Sanjay Gandhi National Park roads in bad shape
“There is hardly one concrete road in the National Park on the stretch leading to the Kanheri caves,” complains Uttam Kapadia, a resident of Daulat Nagar.
Regular users of the roads within Sanjay Gandhi National Park complain that they are in poor shape. /metro/borivali/2003/february/43336.htm

 News of Borivili National Park
Last June, incidents of panthers straying in to residential colonies on the periphery of the park had increased.
These cats are still in injured condition and physically weak" says the forest official of the park.
This spurred the then forest minister, Surupsingh Naik to order that all panthers straying out of the park be trapped. /news.htm

 National parks, wildlife, tourism and travel guide on India from chooseindiatravels
Krishnagiri Upavan National Park (Borivali National park), Maharashtra
Krishnagiri Upavan national park formerly known as Borivili national park, protects an important and scenic area close to Bombay and other attractions.
National parks, wildlife, tourism and travel guide on India from chooseindiatravels /tourism/krishnagiri.html

 Lion Safari at Borivali National Park
Since Our Himalayan trek plan has to be conveyed to our core members, we have to gather at our gathering point, Borivali National Park.
So at 10:00am we three gathered (Milind and Sameer) at BNP Gate and started to move towards Kanheri.
After a long mental workout (Himalayan Trek planning) on saturday, it was late sunday morning our colleagues rang me at home with reference to today's plan. /lionsafa.html

 News of Borivili National Park
What: 109 majestic Buddhist caves, built between the 1st century BC and the 9th century AD situated inside the park.
The plague: Many of the caves and sculptures are in ruins.
Beggars and vagrants have a free run of the place. /News_07.htm

Also, if the name of any sanctuary or national park is missing from my list, please e-mail me the details.
Subject: CHECKLISTS OF BIRDS FOR NATIONAL PARKS AND SANCTUARIES IN INDIA Dear all, I am trying to prepare checklists of birds found in different sanctuaries and national parks of India.
Pasted at the end this message is (hopefully) a near complete list of Indian sanctuaries and national parks. /hpg/envis/doc98html/ecobird911.html

 Verticle Panoramic view of Tulsi lake Mumbai India
View verticle Panoramic view of Tulsi lake at Sanjay Ghandhi national Park at Borivali Mumbai India.
Dr Pandya gave very usefull information related to birds at national park and it was a totally wonderfull experience seeing birds and knowing more about birds at National park.
Tulsi lake is one of the lake which supplies Drinking water to the Mumbai City, Another is Vihar and powai lake also situated at the borders of National Park. /panaroma/tulsinp/tilsiver.htm

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 Trekking in Borivili National Park
Bombay Natural History Society has appointed a team of nature educators at the Nature Information Centre - Project (NIC), Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali, to help visitors, students and corporate groups explore the natural wealth of this unique forest.
June 1st to 3rd for age group 10 to 15 years /trek_b.htm

 National Park, Borivali - Infomations about National Park, Borivali
National Park, Borivali - Infomations about National Park, Borivali
sorry, no data found about National Park, Borivali /Na/National_Park,_Borivali_375045.html -> News -> India -> Mumbai cops kill 2 Chhota Rajan aides in encounter
Mumbai: Two gangsters owing allegiance to underworld don Chhota Rajan were gunned down in an encounter with police on Western National Highway near Borivali national park early on October 31, police said.
Acting on a tip-off that the gangsters, Abdul Khan (23) and Hemantsingh Kasval (28) would be arriving at the spot, police laid a trap in the vicinity.
Mumbai cops kill 2 Chhota Rajan aides in encounter /2002/10/31/31encounter.html

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