Submit proposal to stop rhino poaching: Harsh Vardhan to Assam
Submit proposal to stop rhino poaching: Harsh Vardhan to Assam

Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan Monday asked the Assam forest department to submit a scientific proposal to stop poaching of one-horned rhinos and protect the species in the state.

Narendra Modi-led NDA govt may order CBI inquiry into rhino poaching

Centre on Friday said it may consider CBI inquiry into poaching of world-famous one-horned rhinos and other animals in Kaziranga National Park.

Centre may order CBI inquiry into rhino poaching

 Centre on Friday said it may consider CBI inquiry into poaching of world-famous one-horned rhinos and other animals in Kaziranga National Park.

Javadekar promises to speed up CBI probe over rhino poaching

Union Minister of State for Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar Friday assured to speed up the CBI probe into the poaching of Assam's one-horned rhinos.

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.

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.

South Africa rhino poaching hits new high

The number of rhino poached for their horns since January 2013 has increased to 725, exceeding the annual record of 668 set in 2012, South Africa`s department of environmental affairs (DEA) said Thursday.

BJP demands Centre`s intervention to stop rhino poaching

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

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.

South Africa selling white rhinos to save them

In an effort to curb rhino poaching, the South African government is taking a different approach - selling them.

CBI team reaches Kaziranga to probe rhino poaching

A seven-member CBI team has arrived in Assam to probe the poaching of rhinos, an official said Wednesday.

CBI registers 3 cases in poaching of rhinos in Kaziranga

CBI today registered three cases in connection with poaching of rhinoceros in the Kaziranga National Park(KNP) in Assam, kickstarting a probe amid a surge in killings of these animals.

CID has taken over 7 cases related to rhino poaching

Terming the frequent incidents of poaching of rhinos at national parks in Assam as "a conspiracy of certain forces", the state government today said the CID has taken over the investigation of seven cases related to poaching.

Rhino poaching on rise in South Africa

As many as 210 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since the beginning of this year despite mounting efforts to stop the scourge, the government has said.

Rhino poaching on the rise worldwide: Study

Fuelled by Asian demand for Rhino horns, the poaching of the endangered animal worldwide is on the rise.