Terming the restoration of the World Heritage Site (WHS) status on Manas National Park as a commendable achievement, Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain today said that the State Government would leave no stone unturned to maintain it as an ideal wildlife habitat and destination.

Manas was placed as a WHS (in danger) in 1992 in the middle of a decade-long social unrest which did considerable harm


After years of being listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in danger, Manas National Park has been able to shed its

India will make all-out efforts to shrug off the danger tag from the famous Manas National Park at the World Heritage Committee meeting in Paris by highlighting the success story of the sanctuary, which was plagued by rampant poaching and activities of rebel groups, reports PTI.

The 35th session of the World Heritage Committee began at the UNESCO headquarters today and will continue till June 2

GUWAHATI, April 10

Guwahati, March 21: The success of genetic assessment of tigers at Buxa tiger reserve in north Bengal has inspired the authorities to begin a similar endeavour at Manas.

Across the world there exists a large overlap of biodiversity hotspots with
areas experiencing high levels of socio-political and ethnic conflicts, making the


- Translocated tiger located after eight months; forest official attacked at Islampur
Forest officials heaved sigh of relief when a Royal Bengal tiger, captured in Sivasagar district after being embroiled in man-animal conflict and released at Manas National Park after being fitted with a radio collar about eight months ago, was located a couple of days back.

This was the first tiger in the st