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Assam floods: Park rangers work non-stop to safeguard wildlife


June 29th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 29 (IANS) Forest officials in most rhino habitats in Assam have been working through the night to save wildlife severely affected after flood waters submerged vast areas of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rhino poached in Kaziranga National Park


April 12th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 11 (IANS) Forest officials of the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) have recovered the body of a rhino from Bagori forest range of the National Park Wednesday. The rhino's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Assam’s one-horned rhino population rises by 250


April 9th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 9 (IANS) A census of one-horned rhinos at the renowned Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in Assam recorded an increase of almost 250 animals over a three-year period.The last ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Assam’s elephant population increasing


March 31st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 31 (IANS) Assam has recorded a remarkable growth in its elephant population, according to the recently concluded elephant census in the state.The elephant census this year recorded a ... Read more...

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Two orphaned rhinos from Kaziranga to be released in Manas


March 10th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 10 (IANS) Two orphaned one-horned rhinos in Assam's Kaziranga National Park will be released in the Manas National Park by officials of the state forest department and the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

South African game park officials arrested for rhino poaching


March 1st, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (BNO NEWS) -- Four South African National Parks (SANParks) officials were arrested on Tuesday in connection with suspected rhino poaching activities, officials said on Wednesday. At least 80 rhinos ... Read more...

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Tourists flock to Kaziranga National Park


January 18th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Golaghat (Assam), Jan 18 (ANI): India's famous Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in Assam has created a niche for itself, as thousands of tourists thronged the wildlife sanctuary most famous for the one-horned ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Once shunned, she now educates people about AIDS (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


December 1st, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Her husband died just two years after marriage and the young 22-year-old found that he had transmitted the HIV virus to her. It was the beginning ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Muzaffarabad residents protest against ISI activities


December 8th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.8 (ANI): People of Muzaffarabad once again protested against clandestine activities of Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence agency on Monday, especialy over reports that the agency was responsible for the kidnapping of four ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Karnataka releases charter on the rights of HIV affected


December 1st, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) Karnataka has become the first state in India to have a charter on the rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). The charter was released here Tuesday by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Final tally of parties in Karnataka elections


May 25th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) The following is the final tally of parties in Karnataka elections : 2008 2004BJP: 110 79Congress: 80 65JD-S 28 58Independents: 6 13JD-U: -- 5CPI(M): -- 1RPI: -- ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fractured verdict threw up hung assembly in 2004


May 9th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 9 (IANS) The last assembly election in Karnataka, held in April-May 2004 along with Lok Sabha poll, resulted in a fractured verdict for the first time in the history of ... Read more...

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