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Remove all illegal constructions in animal corridors near Kaziranga: SC to Assam

Temple, shops, hotels, restaurants, tea estates, and even a government building had been built in the eight animal corridors around the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve in Assam
The report noted a lack of coordination between district administration, forest department, and police and blamed it for the violations of the ruling. (AFP Photo)
The report noted a lack of coordination between district administration, forest department, and police and blamed it for the violations of the ruling. (AFP Photo)
Updated on Oct 22, 2021 02:41 AM IST
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ByUtpal Parashar, Guwahati

Orang national park in Assam to reopen for tourists today, Kaziranga tomorrow

Due to the poor condition of the roads due to recent floods in Assam, only a section of the safari route inside the park will however be opened to tourists at present. The repair work for the remaining section of the road is on, and visitors will be notified regarding it in due time.
The Greater one-horned rhinoceros, listed as ‘vulnerable’ on the IUCN Red List, seen in this photo at the Orang National Park in Assam. (Nejib Ahmed / Photo via Creative Commons)
The Greater one-horned rhinoceros, listed as ‘vulnerable’ on the IUCN Red List, seen in this photo at the Orang National Park in Assam. (Nejib Ahmed / Photo via Creative Commons)
Updated on Sep 30, 2021 07:22 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

National parks in Assam to reopen for tourists soon

  • The national parks in Assam were shut to visitors for several months due to Covid-19 pandemic and the monsoon season, they said. This year the parks were shut before the normal schedule because of the outbreak of the second wave of Covid-19.
The Orang National Park in Assam will reopen for tourists on Thursday and the parks in Kaziranga and Manas will reopen on October 1, officials said on Wednesday.(Unsplash)
The Orang National Park in Assam will reopen for tourists on Thursday and the parks in Kaziranga and Manas will reopen on October 1, officials said on Wednesday.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 29, 2021 09:43 PM IST
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World Rhino Day 2021: Fascinating facts about Kaziranga National Park 

The Kaziranga National Park in Assam is home to the threatened one-horned Rhino. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here are a few fascinating facts about Kaziranga National Park you probably didn't know about.(Unsplash) 8
The Kaziranga National Park in Assam is home to the threatened one-horned Rhino. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here are a few fascinating facts about Kaziranga National Park you probably didn't know about.(Unsplash)
Published on Sep 22, 2021 02:19 PM IST
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Forest guards gun down tiger in ‘self defence’ near Kaziranga park

  • P Sivakumar, KNPTR director, said the 10-year-old male tiger strayed away from the park and killed a cow in a nearby village on Thursday.
The 10-year-old tiger strayed away and killed a cow in a nearby village on Thursday. AFP
The 10-year-old tiger strayed away and killed a cow in a nearby village on Thursday. AFP
Updated on Jun 19, 2021 04:24 AM IST
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ByUtpal Parashar, Guwahati

Rhino kills forest department staff in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park

  • In a similar incident in March, 2020, Bikudar Bora, a game watcher, and Anil Kalita, a gardener, were patrolling in the Kohora range when they were suddenly attacked by a rhino. Bora died.
Kaziranga national park is a world heritage site and the largest habitat of one-horned rhinos in the world.(AP file photo)
Kaziranga national park is a world heritage site and the largest habitat of one-horned rhinos in the world.(AP file photo)
Published on Jan 31, 2021 08:57 AM IST
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ByUtpal Parashar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Guwahati

Rhino strays out of Kaziranga National Park in Assam, taken to State Zoo

The animal that moved out of the park on January 16 at Jakhalabandha area of Kaliabor, was successfully guided inside the park.
The image shows the adult male rhino.(ANI)
The image shows the adult male rhino.(ANI)
Published on Jan 20, 2021 02:44 PM IST
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Wild buffalo that killed two persons shot dead in Assam

  • An irate mob had torched a forest range office and an official vehicle after a person named Jayanta Das was killed by the buffalo on Thursday. The animal attacked and killed another person named Sukur Ali on Friday morning.
A wild buffalo had escaped fromthe Kaziranga National Park recently due to noises made during community finishing in water bodies in the park. (AP Photo/Representational)
A wild buffalo had escaped fromthe Kaziranga National Park recently due to noises made during community finishing in water bodies in the park. (AP Photo/Representational)
Published on Jan 15, 2021 04:26 PM IST
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ByUtpal Parashar, Guwahati

Abandoned tiger cub rescued from Kaziranga National Park, handed over to State zoo

The cub is being taken care of and has received medical treated in the Zoo.
The mother of the cub had abandoned the cub inside the jungle of Kaziranga Tiger Reserve. (representational image)
The mother of the cub had abandoned the cub inside the jungle of Kaziranga Tiger Reserve. (representational image)
Published on Dec 30, 2020 09:50 AM IST
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Tezpur, Assam | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

Tiger strays out of corridor between 2 national parks in Assam; injures two

According to forest officials, the Royal Bengal tiger moved out of the corridor connecting the Kaziranga and Nameri national parks into the Napam area close to the Tezpur University.
A video of the animal chasing a group of people has been circulating on social media. In the video, the tiger is seen injuring a man who falls into a ditch. The animal moves away from the spot immediately.(KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK.)
A video of the animal chasing a group of people has been circulating on social media. In the video, the tiger is seen injuring a man who falls into a ditch. The animal moves away from the spot immediately.(KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK.)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 12:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Kaziranga National Park resumes elephant safaris after Covid shutdown

The Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage Site, reopened on October 21, part of a wider easing of lockdown restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the virus.
Kaziranga National Park(Unsplash)
Kaziranga National Park(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 03, 2020 10:36 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByReuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

From Dudhwa Tiger Reserve to Goa casinos: What all are opening from November 1 in Unlock 6.0

From November 1, Delhi buses will ply with full capacity and Western Railways will run additional local trains in Mumbai. Interstate bus services to and from Delhi are also likely to open from today.
Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR), one of the prominent wildlife reserves in India and a favourite tourist destination, will reopen from Sunday.(HT Photo)
Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR), one of the prominent wildlife reserves in India and a favourite tourist destination, will reopen from Sunday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 01, 2020 08:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

From Goa casino to elephant safari at Kaziranga: What all is opening for tourists from November 1

Fifteen thousand pilgrims will be allowed per day at Vaishno Devi temple starting from November 1.
Kaziranga National Park was re-opened for visitors on October 21. (@CMOfficeAssam)(PTI)
Kaziranga National Park was re-opened for visitors on October 21. (@CMOfficeAssam)(PTI)
Updated on Oct 31, 2020 10:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Assam’s Kaziranga National Park to reopen for tourists from October 21

Following the Covid-19 outbreak, all five national parks and 18 wildlife sanctuaries in Assam, including KNPTR, which usually remains shut for around five months annually due to floods, were closed in March.
All tourists will have to go through a screening process and anyone detected with Covid-19-related symptoms(AFP)
All tourists will have to go through a screening process and anyone detected with Covid-19-related symptoms(AFP)
Updated on Oct 21, 2020 04:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

Assam’s Kaziranga national park to open for tourists from October 21: Know the guidelines

All five national parks and 18 wildlife sanctuaries in Assam, including Kaziranga, which usually remains shut for around five months annually due to floods, were closed in March following the Covid-19 outbreak.
A limited number of jeep safaris will be allowed at a time and the vehicles’ tyres will be sanitised after each trip.(PTI)
A limited number of jeep safaris will be allowed at a time and the vehicles’ tyres will be sanitised after each trip.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 20, 2020 04:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

Over 3,000 hectares added to Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve in Assam

The new additions will aid the movement of tigers from Kaziranga to other parks.
Rhinos at Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve.(HT Photo)
Rhinos at Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 03, 2020 11:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

Baby rhino rescued in Kaziranga National Park, efforts underway to find its mother

“A 3-4 days old rhino baby was rescued by Kaziranga National Park staff ,” said Sailendra Pandey, the Public Relations Officer to the minister of environment and forest Parimal Suklabaidya.
A four-day-old rhino calf was rescued in the Kaziranga National Park staff.(Twitter/@kaziranga_)
A four-day-old rhino calf was rescued in the Kaziranga National Park staff.(Twitter/@kaziranga_)
Published on Aug 03, 2020 11:54 AM IST
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Kaziranga (Assam) | ByAsian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

Flood situation in Assam improves marginally; over 42,000 still in relief camps

According to a bulletin by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), the number of districts affected by floods, which was 28 two weeks ago, came down gradually to 21 on Tuesday.
NDRF personnel rescue villagers from flood-affected areas, in Barpeta. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
NDRF personnel rescue villagers from flood-affected areas, in Barpeta. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Updated on Jul 28, 2020 07:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

‘Roar gets louder’: Evidence of tiger breeding brings cheer in Kaziranga despite floods

This is the first evidence of tiger breeding in the protected area, a buffer of Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR).
A tiger spotted at the Laokhowa Burhachapori sanctuary.(KNPTR)
A tiger spotted at the Laokhowa Burhachapori sanctuary.(KNPTR)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 07:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByUtpal Parashar

Death toll in Assam floods cross 100; nearly 25 lakh still affected

According to a bulletin issued by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), two persons died at Kalgachia in Barpeta, two more at Kachugaon in Kokrajhar and one at Bhuragaon in Morigaon district.
As on Sunday, nearly 25 lakh people in 2265 villages in 23 of the state’s 33 districts were still affected by floods. Goalpara (4.70 lakh) was the worst affected district followed by Barpeta (3.95 lakh) and Morigaon (3.33 lakh).(PTI)
As on Sunday, nearly 25 lakh people in 2265 villages in 23 of the state’s 33 districts were still affected by floods. Goalpara (4.70 lakh) was the worst affected district followed by Barpeta (3.95 lakh) and Morigaon (3.33 lakh).(PTI)
Updated on Jul 26, 2020 08:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

First evidence of tiger breeding in Assam sanctuary brings cheer

This is the first evidence of tiger breeding in the protected area, a buffer zone of Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve (KNPTR), where the entire rhino population of around 70 was wiped out by poachers in 1983-84 at the peak of the Assam Agitation against foreigners of Bangladeshi origin.
(KNPTR PHOTO.)
(KNPTR PHOTO.)
Updated on Jul 26, 2020 07:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

129 animal casualties reported at Kaziranga National Park, Tiger Reserve in Assam floods

The animals which have been rescued include 14 rhinos, five wild buffaloes, eight wild boars, two swamp deer, 95 hog deer, a sambar, three porcupines, and a Python.
The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has said that the death toll has reached 96. Floods have wreaked havoc in Assam’s various districts for the fourth time this year.(PTI)
The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has said that the death toll has reached 96. Floods have wreaked havoc in Assam’s various districts for the fourth time this year.(PTI)
Published on Jul 26, 2020 05:36 PM IST
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Guwahati | ByAsian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Rework flood control strategies | HT Editorial

Instead of construction, return to natural solutions
A study by the Asian Development Bank says that floods account for at least half of all climate-related disasters in India(AFP)
A study by the Asian Development Bank says that floods account for at least half of all climate-related disasters in India(AFP)
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 07:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

‘Shocked by what has happened’: Prince William, Kate Middleton on flood devastation in Kaziranga

The park has been hit by three waves of flood so far this year with 92 per cent of its area submerged in waters and 123 animals, including 12 rhinos, dead.
The park director said that they are deeply moved by the letter, which is full of compassion and concern for the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve.(AP)
The park director said that they are deeply moved by the letter, which is full of compassion and concern for the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve.(AP)
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 05:20 PM IST
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Guwahati | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi

Four more die in Assam floods taking tally to 91; 26 districts still affected

According to an Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) bulletin, one death each was reported from Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Morigaon and Golaghat districts.
Morigaon: A village girl rows a makeshift raft to cross a flood-affected area in Morigaon district of Assam.(PTI)
Morigaon: A village girl rows a makeshift raft to cross a flood-affected area in Morigaon district of Assam.(PTI)
Published on Jul 23, 2020 07:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

Assam flood situation continues to be grim; Centre assures Rs 346 crore as relief

According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 26 of the state’s 33 districts are still reeling under floods. Nearly 45,000 people uprooted by flood waters are still taking shelter in 391 relief camps.
Children walk past cattle on an embankment in a flooded area in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam.(REUTERS)
Children walk past cattle on an embankment in a flooded area in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 22, 2020 10:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

NDRF teams put on alert as toll due to floods climbs to 90

According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), 24 of the state’s 33 districts are still reeling under floods.
Children walk past cattle on an embankment in a flooded area in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam.(REUTERS)
Children walk past cattle on an embankment in a flooded area in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 02:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi/ Guwahati | ByHT Correspondents

Over 24 lakh still affected in Assam floods; death toll rises to 85

Over 48,000 persons displaced by flood waters have taken shelter in 468 relief camps and nearly 1.10 lakh hectares of crop area in the affected districts is submerged under water, according to the bulletin.
A boy transports a pot on a makeshift raft through a flooded area in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam on July 20, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
A boy transports a pot on a makeshift raft through a flooded area in Morigaon district, in the northeastern state of Assam on July 20, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Jul 21, 2020 12:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

Over 25 lakh still affected in Assam floods; PM Modi takes stock of situation

According to a bulletin issued by Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), five more deaths due to drowning were reported from five affected districts on Sunday taking the death toll this season to 84.
A villager wades through the waterlogged road at a flood-affected Lalmati Village in Assam’sTezpur(ANI)
A villager wades through the waterlogged road at a flood-affected Lalmati Village in Assam’sTezpur(ANI)
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 09:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi

Nine rhinos among over 100 animal deaths in Assam’s Kaziranga during floods

Adult rhino which had come out of park to escape floods moves back after rest
A rhino, tired after getting stuck for over three days in a swamp, had strayed on to national highway, where he rested all night before moving back inside.(HT Photo)
A rhino, tired after getting stuck for over three days in a swamp, had strayed on to national highway, where he rested all night before moving back inside.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 19, 2020 12:30 PM IST
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