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Tuesday, July 05, 2022



Explained: Why annual floods are essential for the survival of Kaziranga National Park

July 22, 2020 11:14 am

We explain the role of floods in Kaziranga’s ecosystem, how increasing high floods can become a problem, and what can be done to keep it in check.

Top Indian animal safaris: Lions of Gir, tigers of Ranthambore, rhinos of Kaziranga... cows of UP?

December 06, 2019 11:25 am

In June 2018, members of a foundation that runs a cow rehabilitation centre near Jaipur had announced plans to start a safari where visitors would learn about “indigenous breeds”. It’s yet to start, though, with organisers now claiming a January launch.

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.

In Kaziranga, now a special force to protect the one-horned rhino

July 03, 2019 5:59 pm

The Special Rhino Protection Force, which consists of 74 men and eight women, underwent 43 weeks of training and is currently deployed across the Kaziranga National Park.

Vets, villagers come together to give new wings to Assam's poisoned vultures

April 25, 2019 3:40 pm

Victims of accidental ‘secondary’ poisoning and categorised 'Critically Endangered' on the IUCN Red List, vultures in Assam are slowly being rehabilitated back to health.

Assam: One more Kaziranga Rhino poached, sixth case in 2018

December 16, 2018 10:39 am

The incident of an adult male rhino found dead with its horn removed in Kaziranga National Park draws wildlife activists to highlight lack of facilities for forest guards

Kaziranga: 30 per cent still under water, Park lost 334 animals in two waves of floods

August 19, 2017 7:17 pm

Kaziranga National Park has lost as many as 334 animals in two successive waves of floods, with the casualty list including 22 rhinos, one tiger, several elephants and buffalos and over 250 various species of deer.

Forest guards find carcass of adult rhino with horn missing

June 21, 2017 5:20 pm

Last year 18 rhinos were killed by poachers in Kaziranga National Park and their horns were also taken away.

Tiger population up in Manas, Orang; Kaziranga hopes to cross the 140 mark

May 09, 2017 4:25 am

Manas National Park has recorded the presence of 30 tigers, including six sub-adults, and preliminary report from Orang National Park has put the figure at 28.

Seventh rhino killed by Poachers in Kaziranga this year

May 02, 2016 6:00 pm

Seven rhinos were killed by poachers this year, while another 16 had been shot dead last year, Forest department sources said.


Flood fury grips all of Assam, Army called in for rescue

July 18, 2019 6:39 am

The Brahmaputra is flowing above its danger mark in Guwahati, at Nimatighat in Jorhat, Tezpur in Sonitpur, Goalpara and Dhubri towns, and at Badarpurghat in Karimganj.