chitwan national park

Conservation efforts help increase Nepal’s rhino population


April 26th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Chitwan (Nepal), Apr 26 (ANI):The population of one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) has increased in Nepal, according to the country's National Rhino Census.The census showed there are 534 rhinos in Nepal, marking an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Turmoil gores Nepal’s rhino success story


June 14th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) First hit by a 10-year communist insurgency, Nepal's success story in breeding the endangered greater one-horned rhino has now been gored afresh, with three animals gunned down by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Send Nepal’s dancing bear Rubina to India: Rights activists


April 4th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) For years, Rubina, the "dancing bear", wandered through Nepal's villages with her gypsy master, beaten, starved and her hair plucked out by superstitious villagers in the hope it ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nepal’s rhinos flourish under bodyguards


November 24th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 24 (IANS) After the president, prime minister and other ministers in Nepal, the Himalayan republic has added a new VIP entitled to have bodyguards - its rare one-horned rhinos. In two ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Vital wildlife corridor in Uttarakhand faces trouble


September 19th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) A narrow patch of forest, critical for movement of tigers and elephants in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, has been blocked due to an infrastructure project resulting in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Nepal wildlife discovery boosts yeti fantasies


August 10th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 10 (IANS) Almost 50 years after an expedition by Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary to track down the elusive yeti of the Himalayas failed, there is fresh hope ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nepal’s ‘biggest’ artists in distress


July 19th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) They are Nepal's 'biggest' artists. Yet Khem Prasad and Sundar Kali are in a sore plight now, on the verge of losing both their jobs and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Will Ganga, Sunderbans be among seven wonders of nature?


January 9th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Here comes a new poll to name the seven wonders of nature, with India's Ganga river, Sundarbans mangrove forests and Kaziranga national park being some of the hot ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Great One-horned Rhinoceros is in dire straits in Nepal


September 20th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, September 20 (ANI): South Asias tourism industry is in jeopardy, with reports indicating that the endangered Great One-horned Rhinoceros is in dire straits in Nepal.According to a report carried out ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nepal’s tiger population plummets (Lead)


July 2nd, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) Hit by rampant poaching and a rocketing trade in organs, the number of tigers is plummeting in Nepal, that once boasted of the third-largest population of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India’s endangered rhinoceros battles for survival (Feature)


June 29th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjeeb Baruah Guwahati, June 29 (IANS) India's one-horned rhinoceros faces an uncertain future in the country's northeast, its main home, because of unending poaching and shrinking of the habitat so vital for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rare one-horned rhino on a rebound in Nepal


March 28th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 28 (ANI): A nationwide government census in Nepal has found out that the numbers of the rare one-horned Indian rhinoceros are increasing in the country.According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Subscribe