Kaziranga National Park

  • Rhino killed in Kaziranga; horn and ears taken away 25-11-2013 08:42 PM

    Kaziranga: An adult male rhino was shot dead in Kaziranga National Park in upper Assam by poachers who took away its horn, ears and a patch of its skin, park sources said. This is the 38th rhino killed by poachers so far this year in the Park. The carcass of...
  • Rhino shot dead in Kaziranga by poachers, take away horn, ears 25-11-2013 01:45 PM

    An adult male rhino was shot dead in Kaziranga National Park in upper Assam by poachers who took away its horn, ears and a patch of its skin, park sources said. This is the 38th rhino killed by poachers so far this year in the Park. The carcass of the...
  • Day after opening, rhino carcass recovered in Kaziranga 02-11-2013 07:05 PM

    A day after the Kaziranga National Park was opened for this tourist season, forest guards on Saturday recovered a one-horned rhino's carcass with its horn missing. Park officials said the rhino carcass was spotted during patrolling in Agaratoli range of the forest. The carcass bore bullet injuries and its horn...
  • Assam: Kaziranga National Park opens for tourists 01-11-2013 05:13 PM

    The Kaziranga National Park (KNP), famed for its one-horned rhinos, opened to tourists, on Friday, after it was routinely closed in May last before the onset of monsoons. The Park was opened for four months by Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain, on Friday, with over 120 foreign visitors taking elephant rides...
  • Assam plans solar fencing at Kaziranga to protect wildlife 07-10-2013 06:10 PM

    Guwahati: Assam government on Monday said it plans to give solar fencing in Kaziranga National Park (KNP) to protect the wildlife from poachers. "We want to give solar fencing to protect the wildlife. We are planning to dig the land through MGNREGA scheme and then the Forest department will do...
  • Rhino shot dead by forest guards 07-09-2013 11:59 PM

    Tezpur: An adult rhino was allegedly shot dead by forest guards when it attacked them at Barbheti village in Assam's Sonitpur district on Saturday. The rhino attacked a team of five forest guards around 8.30 am when they were trying to guide the straying animal back to the Kaziranga National...
  • 30 Minutes: Saving our rhinos 24-08-2013 09:39 PM

    Around Two-thirds of the world's famed one-horned rhinoceroses live at Kaziranga National Park. However, the fate of these one-horned beasts hangs by the thread. In 2012, 38 rhinos were killed in the 430 square kilometer park. UNESCO has dubbed the park a world heritage site. Rhino horns sell for up...
  • Assam: 2 rhinos killed in Kaziranga National Park 21-08-2013 12:18 PM

    Kaziranga: Two rhinos have been killed in Kaziranga National Park near Burapahar range on Wednesday. At least 20 Rhinos have been killed so far in Kaziranga. Two-thirds of the world's famed one-horned rhinoceroses live at this national park. In 2012, 38 rhinos were killed in the 430 square kilometer park....
  • Assam floods: Elephant found dead in Kaziranga National Park 15-07-2013 09:33 AM

    Kaziranga (Assam): After incessant rain in Kaziranga, an elephant was found dead on Sunday. Reports said that a herd of elephants were forced to leave the forest area due to heavy flooding. The elephant was said to be injured for the last couple of days. The heritage sanctuary of Kaziranga...
  • PM extends central assistance to flood-hit Assam 09-07-2013 08:44 AM

    Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam continued to remain grim as 350 villages and 11 districts submerged affecting over one lakh people in the state. The Brahmaputra River has also gone well beyond the danger mark and nearly 70 per cent of the world-renowned Kaziranga National Park is under water....
  • Assam: Floods leave over 1 lakh homeless, Kaziranga reels under water 08-07-2013 07:25 PM

    Guwahati: The heritage sanctuary of Kaziranga is reeling under flood as almost half of Assam has been hit by torrential rainfall leaving over 1 lakh people homeless. The river Brahmaputra has been constantly flowing above the danger mark. Over 70 per cent of the lush forests is swamped by water...
  • Flood situation worsens in Assam as 43 more villages submerge 30-06-2013 08:17 PM

    Guwahati: Flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with 43 more villages in three districts getting submerged, while water entered the Kaziranga National Park where an antelope was killed, officials said. About 65,000 people of 170 villages in seven districts - Dhemaji, Tinsukia, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup, Karimganj and Lakhimpur -...
  • Assam: Rhino killed in Kaziranga National Park 30-05-2013 10:59 PM

    Kaziranga: A rhino carcass with its horns removed was found on Thursday in the world-famed Kaziranga National Park (KNP), taking the total rhinos killed this year to 26, forest officials said. The carcass of an adult male rhino was found near Kanchanjuri camp in Bagori range of the park by...
  • Kaziranga: Another rhino killed, toll rises to 20 in just four months 24-05-2013 12:18 PM

    Kaziranaga: One more rhino has been killed inside the Kaziranga National Park in Assam. This makes it the 20th rhino killed in just four months in 2013. In 2012, 38 rhinos were killed in the 430 square kilometer park that has 2300 rhinos. UNESCO has dubbed the park a world...
  • Assam: Kaziranga faces crisis as 17 rhinos killed in 4 months 21-05-2013 09:05 AM

    Assam: Despite all government assurances and efforts, India's best known national park still remains vulnerable to poaching. Around 17 rhinos have been killed in the last four months in Kaziranga. "The increased number of poaching is definitely a concern particularly last year two years after floods. The reason is the...
  • Assam: Rhino killed, horns removed in Kaziranga 12-04-2013 03:49 PM

    Kaziranga (Assam): The decomposed body of a rhino with its horns removed was found on Friday in Kaziranga National Park. The adult male rhino was suspected to have been killed by poachers earlier this week. Forest guards found the carcass between Pohumara and Rangamati camps in Agratoli range after foul...
  • Kaziranga has highest density of tigers 30-04-2010 10:09 AM

    A govt and NGO study is now claiming that the wildlife park is the best place for tigers. ...
  • Activists flay Subansiri power project 12-04-2010 10:09 AM

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  • Kaziranga facing staff crisis, no hiring in 20 yrs 24-03-2010 11:59 AM

    Only 386 people manning the vast 1000 sq km area of the park. ...