Kaziranga National Park

Red tape, technicalities deny Kaziranga a livelihood development project

Back in September 2016, the Union Ministry of Forest and Environment had sanctioned Rs.24.56 crore for the project which was to be implemented in six fringe villages around the park.

published on : 13th September 2019

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

P Sivakumar: The 45-year-old from Tamil Nadu who is now Mr Kaziranga

Sivakumar is the no-nonsense but passionate Field Director of Kaziranga National Park, practically the custodian of the Asiatic one-horned rhinoceros.

published on : 2nd August 2019

Kaziranga records 204 animal deaths in floods

According to official sources, 18 rhinos and an elephant were among the animals which died. Most of the deaths were that of deer.

published on : 24th July 2019

Deluge in Assam claims two more lives, toll reaches 66 

The flood also claimed the lives of 187 animals, including 16 rhinos, in the Kaziranga National Park.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Assam's Kaziranga National Park to be expanded to ensure animal corridors are obstacle-free

The movement of animals to nearby hills of Karbi Anglong district on the other side of the highway, especially during annual floods, is a common phenomenon.

published on : 18th July 2019

Kaziranga's fauna on the tip of an iceberg

The deluge in the Brahmaputra this year has submerged the park’s vast swathes of even higher grounds, forcing animals to be stranded on small islands with little food.

published on : 17th July 2019

Assam floods: Ninety per cent of Kaziranga National Park still submerged

Over 150 anti-poaching camps in the park are affected by the floods and the authorities are working round-the-clock to check the poaching at the UNESCO World Heritage site, officials said.

published on : 17th July 2019

Three more die in Assam floods; Kaziranga jumbos, deer flee to nearby hills

The death toll in the floods, which have submerged 70 per cent of Kaziranga, has now risen to six. Authorities have set up 68 relief camps where 7,643 people are lodged. 

published on : 12th July 2019

Man from Nagaland who ran rhino-poaching network arrested in Assam

Toyikhu Zhimomi alias Master alias Hokopo Zhimo alias Hokup was arrested by the sleuths of crime branch of police and forest officials of Assam from a guest house in Guwahati.

published on : 11th July 2019

Assam's Kaziranga National Park readies to tackle flood situation

In the 2017 floods, over 360 animals drowned due to the floods in Kaziranga, of which 31 were rhinos, according to official data.

published on : 9th July 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