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Kaziranga National Park


Kaziranga National Park: Report identifies 9 corridors for free movement of animals

November 27, 2019 10:57 pm

The special report, which takes into account instances of human-wildlife conflict, animal mortality rate and other disruptive human activities, aims to remedy the fragmentation of the park habitat.

Kaziranga forest guard wins RBS Earth Heroes Award 2019: 'If we didn’t work, rhinos wouldn’t be alive'

November 06, 2019 8:44 pm

For 30 years now, Das has been working in the remotest, most forested corners of the Kaziranga National Park, and has built a reputation for catching poachers and hunters.

As Assam floods swamp Kaziranga, tiger takes refuge in house

July 18, 2019 8:34 pm

As several attempts to get the animal out of the house turned futile, foresters subsequently burst firecrackers, forcing it out into the jungle, news agency PTI reported.

Kaziranga's circle of life: How forest department, vets and villagers join hands to fight flood fury

July 19, 2019 6:12 pm

With 95 per cent of the World Heritage Site submerged and thousands of animal struggling to say afloat, meet the bunch of people who dive in to save the day.

Assam floods: Hog deer killed while seeking refuge in Kaziranga

July 14, 2019 12:27 am

As heavy rains continue to lash and leave 25 districts reeling in Assam, Section 144 was imposed around the vicinity of the Park, 90 per cent of which is currently submerged.

Kaziranga to get drones that will stay up for five hours

September 03, 2018 7:38 am

The first attempt to use drones in Kaziranga was in 2013 — a trial run was also done. But the project for starting aerial surveying and monitoring received the Centre’s green signal only in early 2017.

Why Kaziranga’s new map will lead to better conservation of the World Heritage Site

August 20, 2018 6:00 am

The Kaziranaga National Park will now have two administrative divisions — a move that can potentially decrease rhino poaching and other illegal activities in the area.

Kaziranga conservation activist faces threat to life

May 24, 2018 10:01 pm

Activist and conservationist Rohit Choudhury, the force behind the recent NTCA report recommending a mining ban in Kaziranga National Park, seeks police protection.

Protests in Assam against inclusion of four sites in Centre’s 'Adopt-a-Heritage' project

May 05, 2018 10:55 am

The protesting bodies have been called by the State government for a meeting on Saturday to discuss the matter.

How poaching was curbed in Kaziranga, and what it would take to step up conservation

April 02, 2018 10:06 am

Kaziranga lost over 500 rhinos in the last two decades of the twentieth century. The situation improved in the new millennium when an average annual loss to poaching came down to single digit.


Assam floods submerge large parts of Kaziranga park, animals taken to safe places

July 14, 2017 12:53 pm

The rain forced over 48,483 people to shift to 208 relief camps in 16 worse affected districts. Around 2,498 villages are presently under water and over 1.4 lakh hectare crop area has been affected.