NGT asks Assam govt to release funds for Kaziranga park

The National Green Tribunal today pulled up the Assam government for its failure to release funds for protection of wildlife in Kaziranga and Manas national parks and directed it to make the amount available in two weeks.

75 Rhinos killed by poachers since 2013

At least 75 rhinoceros have been killed by poachers across different forests in Assam since 2013, the state Assembly was informed Friday.

19 swamp deer translocated from Kaziranga to Manas
19 swamp deer translocated from Kaziranga to Manas

Nineteen swamp deer have been translocated for the first time in the country from Kaziranga National Park to Manas National Park in Assam.

Following NDFB(S) attack, Manas National Park closed down

Manas National Park, a popular tourist spot inhabited by many tribals, has been closed for three days in the wake of killing by NDFB(S) terrorists today of at least 34 people in serial attacks in two districts of Assam.

Kokrajhar attack: Additional paramilitary forces being rushed to Assam

Additional paramilitary personnel were being rushed by Union Home Ministry to Sonitpur and Kokrajhar districts of Assam where NDFB(S) militants shot dead 34 people on Tuesday night.

Following NDFB(S) attack in Assam's Kokrajhar, Manas National Park closed down

Manas National Park, a popular tourist spot inhabited by many tribals, has been closed for three days in the wake of killing by NDFB(S) terrorists on Tuesday of at least 34 people in serial attacks in two districts of Assam.

Pygmy hog, Hispid hare found in Manas National Park

A survey carried out in the Manas National Park in western Assam last week has yielded results with the detection of the two highly endangered as well as elusive species like Pygmy hog (Porcula salvania) and Hispid hare (Caprolagus hispidus).

Committee to ascertain feasibility of trimming rhino horns

The Assam government has set up a committee to ascertain the feasibility of trimming horns on translocated and stray rhinos in the state.

Rhino translocated from Kaziranga to Manas National Park

A rhino, hand reared at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) in Kaziranga National Park, has been shifted to Manas National Park today.

Two rhinos from Kaziranga translocated to Manas

Two rhinos who were being nursed at the Kaziranga reserve Tuesday began their journey to Manas National Park with officials deciding to go ahead with their translocation.

Assam announces Rs1 lakh reward for information on poachers

The Assam government Tuesday announced a bounty of up to Rs1 lakh to anyone who can give information about poachers who have killed over 30 rhinos in the state this year.

Manas rhino loses life and horn

Poachers killed a one-horned rhino in Assam`s Manas National Park and decamped with its horn even as forest guards gunned down a poacher in a separate incident inside the sanctuary.

Rhino killed in Manas National Park

A rhino was killed and its horn removed in Manas National Park, a world heritage site, park sources said on Wednesday.

Kaziranga to reopen on November 1

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

Kaziranga to reopen on November 1

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

Rhino calf killed, horn taken

Forest officials in Assam`s Manas National Park have recovered the carcass of a male rhino calf, with its horn missing, an official said Wednesday.

Tiger sighted 1000 days after its release in the forest

A tiger, which was captured after it had killed two persons in Assam`s Sibsagar district and later released in Manas National Park, has been sighted recently.

`Rescued` tiger survives 1,000 days in Assam`s Manas

Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) executive director Vivek Menon said the adult male tiger was rescued from Geleki area in Assam`s Sivsagar district March 2010.

Translocated rhinos give birth in Manas National Park

Two translocated rhinos to the Manas National Park from other sanctuaries in the state have given birth.

UNESCO removes danger tag imposed on Manas

UNESCO has removed the `danger tag` imposed on the
famous Manas National Park of Assam 19 years ago following
significant improvement in wildlife conservation.