The Assam government has set up a committee to ascertain the feasibility of the trimming horns of translocated and stray rhinoceros in the state.

The committee has invited opinion from environmentalists and activists on the pros and cons of trimming of horns as an experimental measure to help save translocated rhinos in Assam and for the rhino population that has strayed out of sanctuaries, including Kaziranga National Park, Pobitora Wild Life Sanctuary and Manas National Park.

The Assam government's move to explore trimming of horns to save rhinos from poaching was opposed by an environmental activist body which said it will affect biological growth of the animal and the

The killing of seven rhinos in the state within a span of a month-and-a-half has proved once again that poachers can still strike the one-horned pachyderm at will and almost with impunity.

GUWAHATI: About 100 frontline forest staff of Manas National Park will be trained by the Wildlife Trust of India, in association with the Assam forest department and the Bodoland Territorial Counci

Assam will set up four wildlife police stations to exclusively deal with the problem of rhino poaching and other wildlife crimes.

Two rhinos—a mother and a calf—were killed by poachers in Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park, about 150 km from here, on Saturday evening. The poachers chopped off the horn of one of the animals.

Perturbed over the rampant killing of rhinos in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi wondered that if the government could bring militancy under control, why not the poachers!

Concerned over growing incidents of poaching of rhinos, five Asian rhino range nations in a resolution asked India to take measures, including increased level of security to wildlife parks, to prot

Researchers from the Northeast have found that the population of clouded leopards and common leopards in Manas National Park are increasing and its density is comparable to other parks.

Here is the story of a man who started as a poacher, but the risks involved in illegal hunting and the helplessness of innocent animals turned him into a conservationist.

Maheswar Basumatary was forced into poaching animals in the 90s when as a 19-year-old he faced the daunting prospect of supporting his family during the days of Bodo insurgency.