Guwahati: As the picturesque World Heritage Site at Kaziranga National Park (KNP) was thrown open for tourists for the season on Thursday scores of tourists from England and Japan along with several groups of domestic tourists visited the ‘world heritage site’ known as abode of one-horned rhinoceros.

The tourists season will last till March 31 next. Another tiny rhino habitat in Assam, Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park in Darrang district was also opened for tourists on Thursday.

Jorhat, May 20: A forest guard, Ananta Dev Sarma, in-charge of the Pichhla anti-poaching camp in Orang National park, was suspended today for alleged dereliction of duty after an adult female rhino

Rapid expansion of settlements inside Dibru-Saikhowa National Park that shelters wide ranging wildlife and flora – many endemic to it – is pushing this unique natural habitat to the brink.

MANGALDAI, March 18 – Much to the delight of nature lovers in the State, the Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park in Darrang district recorded a total of 100 rhinos in a census conducted by the State F

MANGALDAI, Nov 22 – The Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park in Darrang district, considered to be the only natural habitat for the one-horned rhino on the North bank of the Brahmaputra, is soon going

Guwahati, July 3: The Northeast has finally got a voice in the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), the apex body of tiger conservation in the country.

Firoz Ahmed, a wildlife biologist with Aaranyak who has carried out camera trapping in wildlife parks of Assam, has been inducted as a member of the NTCA.


Brahmaputra devours anti-poaching camps

GUWAHATI, April 10

In the face of the threat posed by encroachment in Orang National Park by illegal Bangladeshi migrants, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ramen Deka has urged the Centre to prevail on Assam Government to increase the manpower for patrolling and security.

Tabling a notice under Rule 377 in the Lok Sabha, Deka stated that there was a serious threat to survival of the Orang National Park due to ille

There is strong resentment among the nature lovers of Darrang district and the Orang area in Udalguri district over the recent spurt in the incidents of suspected killing of animals within the Orang National Park in Darrang district.

It may be mentioned that close on the heels of the killing of a full-grown female rhino by poachers on January 8, the carcass of a mature male rhino was reportedly