The flood situation continues to remain grim in Assam with rivers still showing rising trend, inundating new areas in many parts of the state.

Vigilant people living in fringe areas of the Kaziranga National Park (KNP), a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Assam, are making a significant contribution in protecting endangered one-horned rhinoce

2 dead in Arunachal Pradesh; 10 districts marooned in Assam as lakhs affected

Assam Forest Minister Atuwa Munda decided to ignore an urgent summons from Assam Governor PB Acharya to meet him at the Raj Bhavan here yesterday citing prior engagement, but the director of Kazira

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said a Rhino Protection Force with more than 1,200 personnel would be raised to protect one-horned rhinoceros against poachers.

Even as Assam battles floods, the swollen Brahmaputra has created havoc inside the Kaziranga National Park (KNP), the abode of one-horned rhinoceros.

Tourists and nature enthusiasts have started thronging the two primary habitat of one-horned rhinoceros in Assam — Kaziranga National Park and Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary — which have been thrown o

At least four persons, including one in Guwahati, have died due to the unprecedented hot weather conditions prevailing in Assam these days.

The presence of Indian Bison has been recorded in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in Assam after over 30 years, much to the cheers of wildlife conservationists and park officials.

KNP director NK Vasu said a huge male Indian Bison was clicked by camera traps installed in the park to monitor the tiger population. The Bison was recorded by camera traps located in the Bagori range of the park.

The Kaziranga National Park, abode of one-horned Indian rhino and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Assam has been facing a stiff challenge in keeping poachers at bay primarily because of growing number of settlements of suspected illegal migrants from Bangladesh around the park’s core area.

Poachers have been virtually on a rampage in the park since the beginning of this year, killing nine rhinos so far. This is alarming given the fact that the park, where conservation of wildlife goes back to over a century, is one of the biggest success stories in terms of conservation of rhinos.