Brahmaputra floods Kaziranga national park

Flood waters from the Brahmaputra have entered Assam`s Kaziranga national park, inundating almost 80 percent of its 858 sq km area.

Govt to take steps to stop poaching of one-horned rhino

Terming the poaching of one-horned rhino as a serious matter, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said he will hold a meeting in Assam shortly to evolve a strategy to deal with the issue.

Rhino killed in Kaziranga National Park; toll 20

A male adult rhino was killed and its horn taken away by poachers in Kaziranga National Park in Assam in the wee hours today taking the rhino toll to 20 this year, said a forest official.

Eastern Swamp Deer census begins in Kaziranga

The seventh census of Eastern swamp deer began today in the four ranges of Kaziranga National Park.

Eastern Swamp Deer census begins in Kaziranga

The seventh census of Eastern swamp deer began today in the four ranges of Kaziranga National Park.

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 killed, carcass of leopard found in Kaziranga

A male adult rhino was killed and its horn taken away by poachers in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam where the carcass of a leopard was also recovered today.

Environmentalists oppose Assam govt`s move to dehorn rhino

The Assam government`s move to explore trimming of horns to save rhinos from poaching was today opposed by an environmental activist body which said it will affect biological growth of the animal and the risk from poachers will continue.

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.

Elephant stuck in pit in Kaziranga, critical

A female elephant was Tuesday seriously injured when she got stuck in a deep muddy pit in Kaziranga National Park.

Royal Bengal Tiger killed, elephant injured in Kaziranga

A Royal Bengal Tiger was killed and an elephant seriously injured in two separate incidents of infighting in two ranges of Assam`s Kaziranga National Park.

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.

Parliamentary team concerned over rhino killings in Kaziranga

Expressing serious concern over the killing of rhinos by poachers at the Kaziranga National Park, a parliamentary standing committee team has assured to take up the matter with the concerned central ministries.

Three held after rhino carcass without horn recovered in Kaziranga

Three persons were arrested after the carcass of a male rhino, without its horn, was recovered from the Kaziranga National Park, forest department sources said on Saturday.

Kaziranga National Park opens for tourists

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

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

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

Rhino carcass found in Kaziranga

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

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

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