Kaziranga

Assam government to destroy around 2479 rhino horns kept in state treasuries

The meeting of the ministers, which was chaired by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, also gave its nod for a natural history museum at Kaziranga National Park.

published on : 16th September 2021

Assam flood situation improves marginally; 4.93 lakh affected

Almost 70 per cent of the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve still under water with as many as 110 of the 223 anti-poaching camps inundated.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Nearly 5.74 lakh affected in Assam floods, Modi calls up CM Himanta

According to ASDMA, 1,278 villages in 61 revenue circles have been affected. The 5,73,938 affected people include 1,91,821 women and 1,44,582 children.

published on : 31st August 2021

2 children die, 70% of Kaziranga inundated in Assam floods

Altogether 950 villages under 50 revenue circles are in the grip of the deluge, triggered by incessant rains.

published on : 30th August 2021

International Tiger Day: Centre gives CA|TS accreditation to 14 reserves in India

The 14 tiger reserves which have attained the accreditation include Manas Tiger Reserve, Kaziranga Tiger Reserve and Orang Tiger Reserve in Assam.

published on : 29th July 2021

Killer jumbo, owned by ex-Assam MLA, seized by police

The police handed the adult female jumbo named Dulumoni and its eight-month-old calf Lakhimi to the Kaziranga National Park authority after registering a case.

published on : 15th July 2021

Missing forest guard's body found in Assam's Kaziranga, family alleges murder

A team of officials of the national park visited the spot and his body was sent for post-mortem examination to ascertain cause of the death.

published on : 9th July 2021

Two forest personnel in Assam's Kaziranga held for illegal possession of rhino horn

The authorities of the national park informed that a forest guard and a home guard were apprehended by the Bagori range officer.

published on : 4th July 2021

Kaziranga guards gun down Royal Bengal Tiger in ‘self-defence’

Kaziranga Field Director, P Sivakumar said since the tiger was old, it possibly could not hunt in the wild and strayed out looking for livestock. 

published on : 18th June 2021

Kaziranga hideout to avert political poaching

Apprehending poaching by the BJP, Congress is trying to keep its flock together ahead of the declaration of Assembly election results on May 2.

published on : 18th April 2021

Covid-19 scare in Assam after US tourist who visited state tests positive

There is a semblance of panic among locals as a tourist from the United States, who had visited Assam, tested positive for Covid-19 in Bhutan. The Kaziranga Utsav has been postponed indefinitely.

published on : 7th March 2020

Assam to build a 36-km long flyover to protect Kaziranga animals from vehicular traffic

Once completed, this will possibly be India’s longest flyover. Officials of the park said the flyover would help secure the free movement of the animals.

published on : 7th September 2019

Noah of the Northeast? Well, better late than never

Starting even before the monsoon, the Brahmaputra and 100 of its tributaries have breached their banks in the last 10 weeks.

published on : 1st August 2017

Assam floods make Kaziranga animals vulnerable to poachers

Flood-besieged animals fall prey to tribesmen in Karbi Anglong who hunt them for meat.

published on : 7th July 2017