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Assam floods: 225 animals dead in Kaziranga National Park

 At least 225 animals have died in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam as the second wave of devastating floods lashed the state, park officials said on Saturday.

National Green Tribunal directs Assam government to improve sensor barriers in Kaziranga

National Green Tribunal directs Assam government to improve sensor barriers in Kaziranga

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed the Assam government to file an affidavit and inform it about the technical and operational aspects of the barriers.​

Assam Forest Department to construct highlands for animal protection

Assam Forest Department to construct highlands for animal protection

According to the forest authority, five rhinos died after the massive flood hit the state.

91 animals, including seven rhinos died in floods in Kaziranga National Park: Govt

Over 25 lakh people bore the brunt of the flooding in 29 districts. The administration set up 1,098 relief camps and distribution centres in the state.

Assam flood situation remains critical, toll mounts to 69

Assam flood situation remains critical, toll mounts to 69

The worst hit district is South Salmara where 1,25,040 people are affected, while in Morigaon district nearly one lakh people are facing the flood fury.

Twelve lakh affected in Assam floods, death toll nears 60

Close to 12 lakh people in 24 districts of Assam continued to reel under floods as the death toll reached 59 in the state on Saturday.

Flood-hit Assam puts rescuers on 'war footing'; toll hits 53

Flood-hit Assam puts rescuers on 'war footing'; toll hits 53

The Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site, is home to an estimated 2,500 rhinos out of a world population of some 3,000.

Floods in India's northeast kill 40, displace 1.5 million; threaten rare one-horned rhinos

Floods in India's northeast kill 40, displace 1.5 million; threaten rare one-horned rhinos

Floods in northeast India that have killed at least 40 people and displaced nearly 1.5 million have also inundated a national park that is home to the world's largest concentration of one-horned rhinoceros.

Assam flood situation worsens, 44 dead, 17 lakh people affected; PM Narendra Modi, CM Sonowal assure all help

Assam flood situation worsens, 44 dead, 17 lakh people affected; PM Narendra Modi, CM Sonowal assure all help

With the flood situation worsening in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal onWednesday reviewed the overall flood scenario of Biswanath, Sonitpur, Karbi Anglong, Golaghat and Nagaon with senior officials.

Flood situation critical in Assam, death toll 44; over 17 lakh people hit

Flood situation critical in Assam, death toll 44; over 17 lakh people hit

The ASDMA said a total of 17,18,135 people were affected as on Wednesday.

NGT asks Assam govt to ensure safety of animals in Kaziranga

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday rapped the Assam government for the death of several animals in road accidents in the Kaziranga National Park and directed it to ensure their safety, especially during monsoons.

Flood swamp Assam's Kaziranga National Park

Flood swamp Assam's Kaziranga National Park

More than 50 percent region of the national park has submerged.

 

Nagaland political crisis deepens, CM sacks four ministers

The Nagaland government issued notifications terminating the appointment of Zeliang as Advisor (Finance) and Nuklotoshi as Advisor to Chief Minister.

Over 39 thousand people homeless as Assam floods worsen

The situation has made the state government to open 128 relief camps with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal taking stock of the situation.

Assam: Nearly four lakh people affected by floods, several rivers overflowing

Assam: Nearly four lakh people affected by floods, several rivers overflowing

The flood water has submerged the low lying areas of the Kaziranga national park. 

 

Assam to raise new force for rhino protection

Assam to raise new force for rhino protection

 The Assam government is going to raise a new Special Rhino Protection Force (SRPF) for better protection of the one-horned rhinos in Assam, a Minister said on Saturday.

Two Assam forest department employees killed in accident

Two forest department employees have died in a road accident in Assam's Nagaon district this morning when they were on way to attend a Vanamahotsav function, the police said.

Tiger count in Assam's Kaziranga rising; latest estimates put the number at 104

Tiger count in Assam's Kaziranga rising; latest estimates put the number at 104

Both the parks - Kaziranga National Park and Burachapori - are located within the Kaziranga Tiger Reserve, sprawling over an area of 860 sq km.

Kaziranga documentary lands BBC in trouble

Kaziranga documentary lands BBC in trouble

 The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), that governs all tiger reserves in the country has imposed a ban on the network and its journalist for five years.

DNA: Analysing the false broadcasting of documentary on India's Kaziranga National Park

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