A pilotless aircraft will keep a vigil on the Kaziranga National Park where animals are in disarray after a large part of the world famous sanctuary was flooded, and also to help deal with poaching.

Secretary of the National Tiger Conservation Authority, Rajesh Gopal, said here on Tuesday the step has been taken after a team of the authority, which would fund the project, conducted an aerial survey last week and found that the situation was critical with nearly the entire park flooded.

Despite widespread concern about death of a large number of wild animals during the annual deluge, floods are a boon for survival of the flora and fauna in Kaziranga National Park.

Shillong, July 15: The city was awakened by a “moderate intensity” earthquake just after midnight last night although there were no reports of any damage to human life or property.

Deluge Worse Than The One In 2004, Govt Bracing For Another Wave, Pegs Damage At 11,316cr

Many Run Over By Trucks While Fleeing. It’s a wildlife catastrophe.

Jorhat, July 6: Kaziranga National Park has blamed the shortage of manpower, which has hampered rescue operations, leading to the death of more than 500 animals during the recent floods.

Guwahati: The severe floods in Assam have resulted in the killing of a number of animals and inundation of large areas of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, including the world-famous Kaziranga.

The animals which lost their lives in the annual scourge include two highly endangered one-horned rhinos, senior Forest Department officials said. In the Kaziranga National Park, wild animals such as elephants, hog deers, swamp deers, buffaloes and wild boars have moved out of the park for shelter and food to the higher reaches of neighbouring hill district of Karbi Anglong.

GUWAHATI, June 29 – Expressing grave concern over the unabated killing of marooned wildlife near human settlements during the current wave of floods, public activist Prof Deven Dutta today question

KOHORA, June 12 – A strategic meeting was held today at the Forest Convention Centre here to ensure proper implementation of effective precautionary measures during the monsoon floods in the Kazira

DIPHU: The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA), was introduced with an objective to provide legal guarantee of 100 days of wage in a financial year to every rural household, whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work at the minimum wage rate as has been prescribed for agricultural labour in the State.

However, instead of helping the poor in their uplift, MNREGA has become a boon for the officials and politicians in Karbi Anglong. They spare no stone unturned to loot public money with both hands