Similipal Tiger Reserve

Poachers open fire at forest patrol in Similipal, one injured

Poachers opened fire at a forest patrol team in Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) leaving a protection assistant seriously injured on Thursday evening.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Crocodile, waterfowl census at Odisha's Mayurbhanj from Jan 5

Annual fowl counting will be carried out across 90 water bodies under STR north, south and Karanjia divisions.

published on : 31st December 2021

Dog squad to sniff out poachers in Similipal Tiger Reserve

The canines will help track poachers, find hidden guns and snares 

published on : 13th December 2021

Decomposed carcass of female elephant found in Odisha

Decomposed body of a female elephant was recovered in the core area of Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Mayurbhanj district on Saturday night. 

published on : 29th November 2021

Odisha rains: Water enters Baripada town, bridge washed away near Similipal

Vehicular communication to many areas in the district has also been affected with water overtopping the roads.

published on : 16th September 2021

Gene behind Similipal Tiger Reserve's melanistic tigers decoded

Since then it was a mystery and it led 18 researchers to conduct a broad study to decode the pseudomelanism in tigers.

published on : 15th September 2021

Only 845.7 sq km of Similipal Tiger Reserve accorded national park status

The entire area of Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR), fourth largest tiger habitat in the country, has not been accorded national park status as it is yet to be freed from human settlement.

published on : 9th September 2021

Beyond Salindi river, this Odisha village is out-of-sight, out-of-mind

Bereft of basic amenities for decades, tribals of the remote village are ready to boycott the upcoming panchayat polls to make their point.

published on : 31st August 2021

Five-fold rise in forest fires in Odisha this year

The prolonged dry spell coupled with a sudden rise in temperature in February triggered unprecedented forest fires in Odisha as well as other Central and Eastern states.

published on : 9th August 2021