Kaziranga National Park

  • Assam's Kaziranga National Park opens for tourists
    Guwahati, October 22 (IANS): After around seven months, Assam's world-famous Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve was on Wednesday opened for visitors for this season. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who ceremonially opened the park at a function held at Mihimukh (Kohora range), said that it is a matter of great pride and prestige that Kaziranga has earned its name in the 17 most iconic centres of the country. Noting that his government has taken various steps fo
  • Rhino calf separated from mother rescued in Assam
    Guwahati, August 2 (PTI): A new born rhino, separated from his mother, has been rescued by forest guards in the Kaziranga National Park amid the floods in Assam, a forest spokeperson said. The three-day or four-day old rhino calf was rescued from Mohpora village in the Kaziranga range area this morning, he said. The baby rhino has been taken to a rescue centre at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation at Panbari area of the Park. "All efforts will be made
  • Assam's Kaziranga park flooded, 51 animals killed, 102 rescued
    GUWAHATI, JULY 14 (IANS): Flood in different parts of Assam inundated large swathes of land in Kaziranga National Park, a World Heritage site, killing at least 51 wild animals though 102 animals have been rescued, officials said on Tuesday.   They said many tigers and rhinos had strayed into the nearby villages due to flooding of their habitats.   Officials of the Kaziranga National Park and the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said 95 per cent of
  • Kaziranga to be opened for tourists on Saturday
    File Photo: Adult rhinos with a calf at a highland during flood at Kaziranga National Park in Bagori range of Nagaon district of Assam. (Photo Courtesy: Diganta Talukdar [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)] via Wikimedia Commons)   Guwahati, October  10 (IANS): The Kaziranga National Park, the UNESCO world heritage site, in Assam would be opened for tourists on Saturday, said Divisional Forest Officer Rohini Ballav Saikia, here on Thursda