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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...

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One-horned rhino killed in Assam


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 23 (IANS) A one-horned rhino is suspected to have been poached in Assam's Manas National Park, official sources said Wednesday.Forest guards recovered the carcass of the full ... Read more...

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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...

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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...

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Rhino census to be held in Assam from March 15


February 28th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 28 (IANS) A census of Assam's world famous one-horned rhinos will be undertaken from March 15, a forest department official said Tuesday. The 2009 census had put the ... Read more...

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Four Kaziranga rhinos to be released in Manas


February 19th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 19 (IANS) Indian Rhino Vision (IRV) officials Sunday started the process of trans-locating four one-horned rhinos from Assam's Kaziranga National Park (KNP) to the state's Manas National Park ... Read more...

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Adding self-reliance to conservation, with jams and jellies


February 13th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 13 (IANS) Mrinali Moshahary had never imagined that her bottles of papaya jelly would be an instant hit among those visiting the North East Agri-Fair 2012 in the ... Read more...

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Now dogs to the rescue of Kaziranga rhinos


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) Humble dogs have come to the rescue of the famed one-horned rhinoceros in Assam's Kaziranga National Park.The authorities at the park, located about 240 km from ... Read more...

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Manas sanctuary no longer a world heritage site ‘in danger’


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Unesco Tuesday removed the "in danger" tag from Assam's famed Manas National Park, a World Heritage site, reflecting the revival of the formerly beleaguered ... Read more...

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Militants release WWF volunteers in Assam


February 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 17 (IANS) Three volunteers of environmental group World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), who had been kidnapped by militants in Assam Feb 6, were released from captivity Thursday, police said.A ... Read more...

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Three WWF female officials kidnapped by Bodo militants in Assam ‘released’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Three female wildlife officials, who were abducted along with their male colleagues, in Assam have reportedly been released.The Assam police have however said, that the abductors have ... Read more...

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Militants kidnap six WWF officials from Manas Tiger Reserve


February 7th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 7 (IANS) Heavily armed militants kidnapped six officials, including three women, of international conservation group World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) from the famed Manas National Park in Assam, officials ... Read more...

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Two rhinos translocated to Manas in Assam


January 6th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Two female Indian rhinos - a mother and a juvenile - have been translocated from Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to Manas National Park in Assam under the aegis ... Read more...

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Over 17,000 hectares of national parks encroached: Ramesh


August 19th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Over 17,000 hectares of land belonging to national parks and wildlife sanctuaries has been encroached upon, parliament was informed Wednesday. "There have been reports of encroachment in some ... Read more...

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Rare clouded leopards reintroduced to the wild for first time in India


May 5th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
MANAS, INDIA (BNO NEWS) – Two clouded leopard cubs have been returned to the wild for the first time in India, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said Tuesday.The orphaned cubs, ... Read more...

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In Assam, former militants protect wildlife and promote tourism


September 15th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddManas National Park (Assam), Sep.15 (ANI): Having realised the futility of violence, many individuals who were into poaching or worked as militant cadres, are now saving wildlife and promoting ... Read more...

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Hand-raised Asiatic bear cubs released into the wild


May 31st, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Three Asiatic black bear cubs have been released into the wild in Assam's Manas National Park after being hand-raised by an animal keeper as part of a ... Read more...

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Assam tourism boasts of wildlife - but not facilities


December 29th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Manas (Assam), Dec 29 (IANS) Allan Hully, a British tourist, was excited when he arrived at Manas National Park. He was hoping to spend a adventurous week in the wilderness but ended ... Read more...

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Conservation efforts for Indian Rhino are back on track


April 24th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Conservation efforts for the Indian Rhino are back on track, with two male rhinos taken back to a national park in Assams Himalayan foothills last week.Under the ... Read more...

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Two male rhinos translocated to Manas National Park in Assam


April 16th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by admin
Golpara/Morigaon (Assam), April 16 (ANI): Two male Rhinos have been translocated recently to Manas National Park in Assam as part of the government initiative conservation of animals. The translocation was done ... Read more...

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Manas park set to repopulate rhinoceroses


March 3rd, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by admin
(Feature) By Sanjeeb Baruah Manas (Assam), March 3 (IANS) The Manas national park, a Unesco world heritage site, is all set to repopulate the greater one horned rhinoceroses seven years after poachers wiped out ... Read more...

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61 poachers surrender in Assam


February 26th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, Feb 26 (ANI): Sixty-one poachers have surrendered before wildlife authorities at the Manas National Park in Assam. They deposited 26 country-made weapons before the Deputy Chief of the Bodoland Territorial Council ... Read more...

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