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Kaziranga National Park opens for tourists

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 17:56

The Kaziranga National Park (KNP), famed for its one-horned rhinos, opened to tourists Friday after it was routinely closed in May last before the onset of monsoons.

Can`t restrict traffic on stretch bypassing KNP: Assam to NGT

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 17:40

The Assam government has told the NGT that traffic on a stretch of a national highway bypassing the Kaziranga National Park cannot be restricted absolutely as the road is an economic lifeline to areas rich in tea cultivation and coal and oil production.

Kaziranga to reopen on November 1

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 21:33

Kaziranga National Park, famed for its one-horned rhino, will open for tourists on November 1.

Rhino carcass found in Kaziranga

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 18:02

The carcass of a rhino, with its horn intact, was seized by forest guards at Burapahar Range of Kaziranga National Park Tuesday.

Rhino shot dead in Pobitora, rhino carcass found in Kaziranga

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 22:07

The 38.8 sqkm Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, located about 30 km east of Guwahati, has the densest population of the Great Indian one-horned Rhino in its effective 16 sqkm rhino habitat.

Assam plans solar fencing at Kaziranga to protect wildlife

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 18:29

Assam government on Monday said it plans to give solar fencing in Kaziranga National Park (KNP) to protect the wildlife from poachers.

BJP demands Centre`s intervention to stop rhino poaching

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 21:10

BJP president Rajnath Singh today demanded that the Centre intervene to stop the continuing rhino poaching in Kaziranga National Park in Assam where 31 of the animals have been killed so far this year.

Assam to battle poachers with AK-47s

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 18:21

Assam has got permission to arm its forest guards with weapons like AK-47s to fight heavily-armed poachers, the state`s Environment and Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain said Thursday.

Another rhino killed in Kaziranga, horn taken away

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:25

Killing of rhinos continued in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam with one more adult pachyderm falling to bullets of poachers who took away its horn.

Nine sent to judicial custody for hunting deer

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 21:28

Nine persons were Tuesday sent to judicial custody by a court here for allegedly killing an adult deer and consuming its meat in Kaziranga extended territory area in Assam`s Golaghat district.

Two poachers arrested in Assam

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 15:33

Two poachers allegedly involved in the recent killings of a rhino and removal of its horns in Kaziranga National Park were apprehended by police in Golaghat district.

Another rhino killed in Kaziranga

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 21:53

Another rhino has fallen victim to the bullets of poachers in Kaziranga National Park this week, taking the total number of the animals killed to 29 this year, officials said Wednesday.